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Today's New Standard of Living

The open floor plan concept is the new standard of today’s design. The traditional layout of a formal living and dining room are almost obsolete. Today’s family gatherings are often centered around the Great Room, which combines the kitchen, dining and living space into one common area. The kitchen island is the epi-center of activity in today’s homes. The benefit of family gatherings around the kitchen island far outweighs the loss of valuable wall space. Adjustable, swivel stools allow for guest and family to comfortably relax while enjoying a light snack, watching the chef at work or even enjoying a full meal. The open concept allows the family to gather together in an open and spacious atmosphere. Children can safely play while the adults are nearby. In today’s Great Room, you may have several seating areas, anchored with cozy leather sofas or sectionals, accompanied by luscious area rugs, unique accent pieces, fun upholstered chairs, and multi-functional occasional tables. Then add in your favorite lighting and art pieces to tie each area together. Creating vignettes within the Great Room allows you to create separate, but united areas for entertaining or relaxing.

Making your Great Room happen is all about including special zones that are most important to you. Blend in your personalized touches, such as a bar or serving cart, reading area or writing desk with the perfect lighting.

Nearly everyone wants a media center, complete with comfortable chairs or recliners in your choice of leather and add the perfect tables, tucked in to hold the right beverages. Expandable tables allow for everyday casual dining while opening up to entertain your Holiday guest.

Finding the perfect piece for your open floor concept is made easier with Contemporary Living. Stop in and say hello. We are here to help you “Make Your Room Happen”.