Homeowners in Baltimore County hired Stephanie Gamble to update the interiors of their abode, a task that included revamping the lackluster living room. Gamble created “a very clean, modern, yet classic space,” she says, where her clients could entertain family and friends.
|The living room was forgettable, with dilapidated floors and a lack of architectural detail. The ineffective recessed lighting made the room dim.||Gamble refinished the floors and painted the walls light beige, punctuated by cream-colored trim. Draperies allow for maximum light.|
|Despite the fireplace, with its boring surround, the room felt like it needed a focal point.||The fireplace wall provides a strong focal point, with a new surround embellished with crisp molding and a dramatic painting above it by Michael Carson.|
|In its previous iteration, the room was informal, which didn’t fit the owners’ vision of it as a space for entertaining.||Simple but elegant furnishings include a Thibaut sofa and Hickory Chair chairs. Hickory White cabinets flank the fireplace; cream-painted interiors lighten them visually.|
Interior Design: Stephanie Gamble, Stephanie Gamble Interiors, Baltimore, Maryland. Photography: Jennifer Hughes.