Contemporary Shapes Create a Compelling Living Room Design

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Who: Brit Arnesen, interior designer and blogger

Where: Indiana

Why we love this pic: From the tiered coffee table to the sputnik chandelier, this space uses contemporary shapes to create a sleek design that expertly combines form and function. And balancing out all of that contemporary style is a color palette of grays, blushes, and greens that gives the look just a hint of nostalgic, retro flair.

The takeaway: Thoughtful shapes are an easy and unobtrusive way to infuse a design with style and personality.

Get the look:

Novogratz Accent Chair, $168.99

Masakee 12-Light Sputnik Chandelier, $258.99

Sofa Sectional, $1,895

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.

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