Breathing space: Larger, bold pieces used sparingly help to make limited spaces seem uncluttered.

By sticking with a few simple concepts, Livia Chou mastered the art of decorating a small suite in the display home at Northwest, Onni Development’s new project on Cambie and Marine.

Among them: think big in terms of furnishings, add a little “breathing space” into storage, and don’t be shy about creating a bold, colourful feature wall. With a little polish and chrome, such a space can look rich, sophisticated and elegant.

By Mary Frances Hill, The Province