How to Make Your Home Your Happy Place
After making these simple changes, once you step inside, you'll have trouble leaving.
Photo: Tessa Neustadt/Homepolish
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The Unexpected Reason Your Living Room Stresses You Out
The number of corners you're seeing can impact your mood. "If you walk into a space with all sharp edges, your senses can react to that," says Haley Weidenbaum
, a designer with the interior-design start-up Homepolish
. "A peaceful room requires a good balance of curvilinear and rectilinear shapes." Balance out a boxy setup with round side tables, circular mirrors, poufs or oversize floor pillows. "I have an affinity for leather poufs. There's a combination of structure and comfort, so it doesn't feel like a beanbag from your college dorm," she says.
Design by Homepolish interior designer Haley Weidenbaum