What the Most Stylish Living Rooms Have in Common
These design secrets can help you close the gap between the home you have and the look you want.
Photo: Courtesy of Vern Yip
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They Give Art and TV Equal Treatment
You may have heard that you should hang things at eye level, but that usually prompts a follow-up debate among everyone in the house: Whose eye level are we talking about? Interior designer and HGTV Design Star
judge Vern Yip
has one number to cut through the confusion: "Sixty inches from the floor to the center of the piece—or TV—keeps everything looking consistent and uniform." Sticking to the same height subtly unifies everything on the walls, so the design of the room looks polished and deliberate.