With subtle pops of color, space is sitting pretty

The owner of this modified Arts-and-Crafts-style home in Lexington sought a sitting room that was welcoming and scaled to the space.

“She wanted it to look fairly neutral in terms of the color palette [but] with pops of color,” said the designer, Robin Gannon of Robin Gannon Interiors LLC of Lexington. “We kept the color palette regarding the upholstery fairly quiet and gave more visual interest with some of the other accents.”

The design is centered on the hot-pepper-colored grass-cloth coffee table, Gannon said. “The upholstery in the space is cream-toned, and that way it creates a circular nature to the flow.”

It’s time to sit and let the conversation begin.

For more information about this room, scroll down beneath the photo.

Michael J Lee for The Boston Globe

THE WALLPAPER

This covering is a Phillip Jeffriesgrass cloth.

THE PAINTING

The owner purchased this oil painting of birches by Robert Daughters.

THE LOVE SEAT

Dotted with nailheads, this seat is by Dapha by Baker and custom-upholstered in a Beacon Hillfabric.

THE COFFEE TABLE

From Harrison-Van Horn, the grass-cloth table in a custom color has a brown overglaze.

THE CHAIRS

These seats (one not pictured) are from Kravet and are upholstered in a Kravet fabric.

THE RUG

This rug has a more global feel, a Moroccan style, and is a custom design from Williston Weaves in Newton. “I wanted to put a little bit more visual interest in the room, to add some pattern without taking away any of the serenity of the space,” she said. The darker color mimics the grass-cloth wallpaper.

THE OTTOMAN

Purchased at Wesley Hall, the ottoman is clad in a playful fabric from F. Schumacher & Co. with welting and buttons in an Osborne & Little velvet. “I like to add a little fun to the room,” Gannon said. “The client has an incredibly sunny outlook on life. There are things you need to put into a room to make them smile.”

THE CONSOLE TABLE

Constructed of mirrored glass with a gilt-painted wood, this table is from Julian Chichester.

THE WINDOW TREATMENTS

Hillary Kimmel, from Gannon’s go-to workroom, made the draperies from an Ottoman silk-striped Kravet fabric. The rods are a custom design by Window Imagination.

THE CANDELABRA

This design element is a “Moderne Candelabra” by Dunes and Duchessand came from Gannon’s store, Haven, in Lexington.

THE CHANDELIER

The light fixture — made of Capiz-shell circles in a metal-framed drum shade — is from Oly Studio.

- Eileen McEleney Woods

Eileen McEleney Woods is the editor of Address. E-mail her at eileen.woods@globe.com. Follow Address on Twitter at @GlobeHomes.