Great Spaces 2013: Top of your game
Watching TV shows like Downton Abbey, you may get wistful about an era when personal valets dressed you in a tux for a waitered service in a formal dining room. But the truth is, that just isn’t how we live nowadays.
But it doesn’t mean we have to forego elegance.
Dean Driver, owner of Consilium Lifestyle Collections, is experienced at bringing a sense of personal style directly to his clients. And his years in the industry have provided him with tons of advice for turning even a small space into a showplace.
Driver’s business involves making house calls on his clients and bringing countless options for tabletop décor into their homes. Not only does he represent most of the top manufacturers, it benefits the purchaser to see the product on their own table rather than imagining what it would look like. And he’s seen how even small apartments can be transformed. It’s something most people can do: We gave Driver an average-sized tabletop in a swanky apartment and let him at it. Here’s what he did.