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Pam’s Story

Claire Andreas for InteriorCrowd
by Claire Andreas for InteriorCrowd
January 22, 2016

Pam came to InteriorCrowd with a redesign project for her multi-purpose room. “I noted that this is a “living room,” but I’m actually not sure what to call it,” she wrote in her intake form, “because we have a kitchen/family room area where we spend most of our time. This is our front room, kind of like a foyer, but much larger, so I would like it to be pretty.” Pam also works from home, so she needed the room to be able to function as an office, as well as a playroom for her toddler because it’s “sunny and pleasant”. One of the main things that Pam was looking for was storage solutions – perhaps some kind of day bed.

With that, she informed our designers of her color preferences (yellow, orange, blues, and greens), and what she would rather stay away from (pinks, black, and grey), and uploaded a few photos for inspiration:

After going through the five submissions from designers, Pam chose Imani as her designer.

 

 

Imani's  Notes: Hi Pamela, First let me say that I love your colorful take on interior design! I think your space could really benefit from some pop of color. My design represents a tidy home office space with playful patterns and sensible storage solutions for your play area.
Imani’s Notes: Hi Pamela, First let me say that I love your colorful take on interior design! I think your space could really benefit from some pop of color. My design represents a tidy home office space with playful patterns and sensible storage solutions for your play area.

The two worked together for two weeks, going back and forth on the InteriorCrowd platform about different products and floor plans that would brighten up and increase storage in Pam’s  front room. They talked about where to splurge (on the desk) and where to save (on storage and accessories, like cushions and rugs). Finally, Imani submitted her final designs to Pam, and together they turned this space…

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Claire Andreas for InteriorCrowd
Claire Andreas for InteriorCrowd

Claire is the Content Manager at InteriorCrowd. While she was studying Film and Media at Queen’s University, she worked as the Photo and Media intern at Dwell Magazine and fell in love with San Francisco’s design community. After graduating, she returned home to the Bay Area and joined the team at InteriorCrowd.

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