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Layer textures and finishes to create a tone-on-tone look that feels fresh.
How do you ease a family with more traditional tastes into a modern space? You warm things up with a beautiful taupe palette and plenty of texture. The custom millwork desk, the stone floors, the hide rug—in this den in White Rock, B.C., almost everything’s in the same colour family. “We wanted it to be modern and fresh, but for it still to be rich and inviting,” explains designer Rashell Gouwenberg of Peridot, who designed the space with partner Leah Balderson. “When you do tone-on-tone, it’s all about the layers.”
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