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Daybed Living Room

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When a custom built-in window seat isn’t in the cards (we’ve got your back, renters), consider a daybed instead. It provides an ideal lounging spot for soaking up sunlight with none of the commitment of built-ins. A daybed under a living room window can also be a great way to add extra seating without blocking precious sunlight, thanks to its low profile.
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Daybed Living Room

Create a Window Seat When a custom built-in window seat isn’t in the cards (we’ve got your back, renters), consider a daybed instead. It provides an ideal lounging spot for soaking up sunlight with none of the commitment of built-ins. A daybed under a living room window can also be a great way to add extra seating without blocking precious sunlight, thanks to its low profile.
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Daybed Living Room

Daybeds are the ultimate versatile seating, used for anything from lounging to studying to ********. A cross between a chaise, a sofa, and a bed, the multipurpose furnishing is certainly functional, but it’s also a valuable decorative element; a daybed can be upholstered in a wide array of patterns and colors that will suit a minimalist, a maximalist, or anyone in between. These homes from the Architectural Digest archives—including those of top decorators such as Jamie Drake, Elissa Cullman, and Richard Mishaan—feature daybeds that add comfort and panache, ******* for curling up with a great book or taking a nap. Shown: An 18th-century ****** gilt-wood mirror surmounts a Louis XVI mahogany daybed covered in Le Havre fabric by Jasper in the guest sitting room of a Manhattan apartment devised by Michael S. Smith and Ferguson & Shamamian Architects.
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Daybed Living Room

If your little one’s room is, well… little, a double-duty daybed can be a spot for ***** time during the day and transform into the perfectly sized toddler bed at night. The horizontal orientation creates a grounding focal point for the room, and the sophisticated shape can easily be repurposed for another room down the line.
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Daybed Living Room

Opt for a Grown-Up Bed If your little one’s room is, well… little, a double-duty daybed can be a spot for ***** time during the day and transform into the perfectly sized toddler bed at night. The horizontal orientation creates a grounding focal point for the room, and the sophisticated shape can easily be repurposed for another room down the line.
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Daybed Living Room

PinterestFacebookPhoto: William WaldronDarryl Carter conceived the sofas in the living room of a Washington, D.C.–area house he designed, the cocktail table is attributed to Jansen, and a Renaissance Revival armchair stands alongside an antique ****** daybed; the paneling is painted in a white from Carter’s line for Benjamin Moore.
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Daybed Living Room

Photo: William WaldronDarryl Carter conceived the sofas in the living room of a Washington, D.C.–area house he designed, the cocktail table is attributed to Jansen, and a Renaissance Revival armchair stands alongside an antique ****** daybed; the paneling is painted in a white from Carter’s line for Benjamin Moore.
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Daybed Living Room

Darryl Carter conceived the sofas in the living room of a Washington, D.C.–area house he designed, the cocktail table is attributed to Jansen, and a Renaissance Revival armchair stands alongside an antique ****** daybed; the paneling is painted in a white from Carter’s line for Benjamin Moore.
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Photo: Simon UptonInterior designer Jean-Louis Deniot created a *** York pied-à-terre for a ****** based in Paris and Aspen, Colorado. In the double-height living room, a Deniot-devised daybed covered in a Métaphores fabric and accented by an Hermès throw is joined by several vintage pieces.
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Interior designer Jean-Louis Deniot created a *** York pied-à-terre for a ****** based in Paris and Aspen, Colorado. In the double-height living room, a Deniot-devised daybed covered in a Métaphores fabric and accented by an Hermès throw is joined by several vintage pieces.
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An Empire daybed anchors the living area of handbag designer Nancy Gonzalez’s western Colombia apartment, which she decorated in collaboration with Jean-Louis Deniot. Deniot designed the carpet, and the armchairs are from his Collection Pierre line.
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A small study or den can also serve as an impromptu guest room, or a spot for a recharging nap, with the addition of a daybed. The clever application of throw pillows allows this *****-change piece to deliver the looks of a sofa with the capabilities of a twin bed. The addition of a trundle bed ****** underneath doubles your guest possibilities.
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Once upon a time—way back in ancient Egypt and Rome—the daybed was a place to rest, to eat, and to socialize, all while reclining. (Those were the days!) Today daybeds remain supremely versatile: One can provide a stylish perch for intimate conversation over tea, a place to settle in with a good book, or a cozy locale for an afternoon nap, not to mention a sofa or bed alternative. See the various styles below, plus tips for making them **** for your space.
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A bench is usually the go-to option, but a daybed makes a wonderfully ********** addition to the entryway, providing both style and function in spades. Shapely versions, such as the graceful curves of an ******* Regency rendition, can turn a relatively small space into a photo-worthy vignette.
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A flat daybed without adornments—in tufted leather for the ultimate élan—is a bold statement in modernity. Although it originated in the middle of the past century, it feels as fresh as if designed last week. We **** to either match one with mod decor or create ********** drama by placing one in a more traditional, ornate space.
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Tuck into the Entryway A bench is usually the go-to option, but a daybed makes a wonderfully ********** addition to the entryway, providing both style and function in spades. Shapely versions, such as the graceful curves of an ******* Regency rendition, can turn a relatively small space into a photo-worthy vignette.
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For a novel take on a living room layout, consider using two daybeds as stand-ins for the more standard sofa-and-facing-chair layout. Their open shape keeps the eye moving ******** through a space, creating a more airy feeling that’s ideal for entertaining, if less ideal for TV ********.
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Try an Inventive Layout For a novel take on a living room layout, consider using two daybeds as stand-ins for the more standard sofa-and-facing-chair layout. Their open shape keeps the eye moving ******** through a space, creating a more airy feeling that’s ideal for entertaining, if less ideal for TV ********.

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