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Get the look: City chic

Design that’s stylish and sleek and perfect for urbanites who love a city design vibe.

There are a lot of upsides to city living. But sometimes the cost of being close to the action is living in a small space. But small doesn’t have to mean dull. There are plenty of ways to decorate tight quarters so they seem positively palatial.  

The key is in how you maximize the design effect of each element in your room. Choose classic lines and neutral tones to make the space light and airy. And go for functional items that double as decorative pieces. There are lots of options out there. You just have to shop with a discerning eye! Here are 8 contemporary ideas to inspire you:
Rich rugs
Hardwood floors are a popular choice for today’s city slickers. They’re easy to clean and look great. That’s why it pays to protect them with an area rug. Gone are the days of elaborate floral prints. Today there’s a wide selection of graphic designs – offering a contemporary, but classic look. West Elm,  $50.96 – 726.92.

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