After reflecting on the final 12 months and questioning how she may assist these harm most by the COVID-19 pandemic, Stephanie Pohlman of Stephanie Pohlman Designs determined to supply her skills to a deserving household as a part of what she calls the Design for Good challenge.
The competition launched in March and culminated in a bed room makeover for a pair, Bonnie and Jack, residing in Maryland Heights.
“They caught out to me with their story,” Pohlman says. “She’s a well being care employee, and she or he was engaged on the frontlines with COVID sufferers, and he truly misplaced his father to COVID.”
The challenge introduced mild into the couple’s dwelling each actually and figuratively. Pohlman’s design integrated a impartial coloration palette, to Bonnie’s liking, and freshly painted white partitions, due to a donation from Wentzville-based BRS Customized Portray. The bed room lacked overhead lighting, so Pohlman says she relied on deliberately positioned lamps and bedside sconces to brighten the house.
To make the room really feel bigger, she opted for components with vertical traces and labored with the metro space’s One and Accomplished Contracting, LLC on an accent wall. “We selected the beadboard as a result of it has the vertical traces in it, which truly attracts your eye up and makes the room really feel bigger,” Pohlman explains.
She says that utilizing earth tones helped full the bed room’s desired “serene, stress-free vibe,” that includes stay vegetation offered by St. Louis’ LoKey Designs.