The Open Shelving in This Contemporary Living Room Is Giving Us Life

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Who: Megan Schlachtenhaufen, interior design and DIY blogger at Undecorated Home

Where: Wisconsin

Why we love this pic: This chic living room expertly employs open shelving to add plenty of personality to this look without losing out on function. Meanwhile, a big, contemporary statement light further elevates that personality with sculptural visual interest while airy furniture grounds the look in sleek sophistication.

The takeaway: Use open shelving to add lots of personality without creating chaos.

Get the look:

LexMod Lippa Round Coffee Table, $449.75

Kenzella Wares Moroccan Leather Pouf, $65.56

Chicvita Jute Storage basket, $25.99


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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