At KCL-IDESIGN, LLC there is always a decorative coating about to be splashed somewhere, and yes, I am the principal interior designer who gets to splash, splash, and more splash! However, with this living room, I needed a color palette that would be statement-making, and while doing so, also create a subtle contrast. During the color consultation, I noticed that specific colors were mentioned several times throughout the conversation. My goal was to give the clients precisely what they desired, as well as envisioned. I know and understand the importance of incorporating a client’s style. So, I made sure to do precisely just that because it is always about the client.

The standing ovation goes to green and orange! Both became the chosen colors for the interior walls. Whew, there are over a million swatches to choose from when dealing with green or orange. Yikes, I had to find the perfect one of each. I will admit – it was beyond fun and exciting, and I was more than ready to revamp my client’s bland living room! With the space being tiny and the fireplace as the focal point, the original furniture arrangement did not change. Blocking the entrance to the downstairs bedroom and kitchen was not an option. All pathways needed to stay open for easy access and maneuvering.

With both the color palette and furniture placement solidified, it was time to create an entirely different living room. The exciting part about working with limited space and an existing furniture layout is that I get my chance to make a drastic before and after. In knowing this, my creative juices kick in, and when they do, I always capture a fantastic look, feel, and vibe. The living room revamp was achieved!

Interior Design Studio: KCL-IDESIGN, LLC

Principal Interior Designer: Kimberly C. Lyons

Design Project: Corgi Drive Residence – Living Room Revamp

Project Goal: Incorporate the clients’ favorite colors

Project Outcome: The subtle interior wall colors create the perfect contrast, along with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The clients are incredibly pleased with their stylish living room.

Before Photo: Living Room

After Photo: Living Room

After Photo: Living Room

After Photo: Living Room

After Photo: Living Room

IMAGES: Photos taken by Apollo’s Bow and Kimberly C. Lyons and are the sole property of KCL-IDESIGN, LLC.


Kimberly C. Lyons

Kimberly C. Lyons is the founder and principal interior designer of KCL-IDESIGN, LLC (Interior Design Studio). She has been slaying interiors since forever and refuses to be known as the norm when transforming spaces. With an intense passion for incorporating a wow factor to anything ordinary, Kimberly acknowledges that she is a rare breed, and enjoys splashing her signature touch throughout when designing.

However, she is incredibly obsessed with extremely bold colors, captivating art, unique decorative objects, modern architecture, and lives for going outside the box and breaking outdated design rules. The motivating words – I dare you – keeps her motivated and overcharged. Her passion for interior design comes from a deeply rooted philosophy, which is – designing from within; from the soul, and it is always about living, breathing, and loving interior design!

Besides being a crazed football chick who is also addicted to chocolate, Kimberly is a global traveler who adores modernism and is always inspired by the not so beautiful objects.

She lives accordingly by her motto: I live – breathe – love interior design.