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Matthew is a filmmaker and photo stylist in Minneapolis. He recruited some friends to help turn his dark attic into a bright and cheerful space for sleeping, working and lounging…

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My friends Ryan Fall, Jake Zontelli and Nadia Haddad helped me design and build the attic of my 1901 South Minneapolis duplex. I hope you enjoy them!

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I chose the Kite Kilim Pouf because of the pattern and the color. It’s the perfect mix of navy blue, black and gray. I joke that the living room side of the attic will some day become a “Moroccan Den” where I have nothing but floor pillows everywhere. The pouf is a great start. The Perch Table Lamp was the perfect size for a desk and I love the neutral colors. I try to stay neutral, but then add pops of bright colors. The hive vase and lanterns seemed really beachy to me, so I had to put them next to my Rio poster. It seems to fit well with that mood.

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Thanks Matthew!

SHOP THIS LOOK

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Images: by TJ Thoraldson

SUBMIT YOUR OWN HOME RUN!

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LaNava

April 18, 2013

Looks great, but what happened to all of the duct work?!

MARYBEL

April 18, 2013

Great job!!!

Kate

April 18, 2013

Yes LANAVA, I’m curious where all the ducts went too! This is beautiful.

Ashli

April 18, 2013

Wow… there is definitely beauty in all things!

Celeste C.

April 18, 2013

Love it! Can you come and re-do my living room? 🙂

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