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Coastal chic decor celebrates the elements of coastal life with an upscale flair. The look is refinded, simple, clean and contemporary. If you enjoy the peaceful feel of the seaside, you will love this décor! Here is how to Get The Look: Coastal Chic in 5 Steps.
1: Color PaletteThe Coastal Chic look is dominated with blues and greens found in the ocean.
2: Walls and FloorsFloors are smooth surfaces of tile or refined wood. Walls are painted in lighter shades of the sea, like blue, green or sea foam. Coastal Chic wall art consists of elements of sea life.
3: Lighting Lamps and chandeliers have an upscale contemporary design with strong used of glass, crystal and chrome. The design can be freely mixed by using a common finish.
4: Furniture & FabricsAchieve the Coastal Chic look by using modern furniture with straight clean lines. This will allow the accessories and lighting to take center stage adding drama to the room. Faux metallic leathers and snake skin wrap chairs and console tables add a dimension of luxury.
5: AccessoriesShells, coral and other sea life are recreated in modern materials with novel finishes.
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Michael Murphy is a Los Angeles based interior designer and television producer. His 15+ year career includes serving as Supervising Producer on TV design guru Christopher Lowell's "Work That Room." Recently, he has completed projects with celebrity designer Kenneth Brown and fashion icon Heidi Klum. Follow Michael on Google+