i'm showing these photos as an example of simple and inexpensive changes that could take place in a public space. our church space is shared by many and i wanted it to please several generations of church members as well as guests that come in for the first time. i also had to take into consideration several existing elements: the wood beams, the carpet, the lights and the book-sales kiosk.
*** all tables, wall shelves, white highchairs (behind welcome desk), curtain rod and pictures frames are from ikea; curtain fabric is unikko pattern by marimekko from the finnish place; gray chairs, garbage bin and several storage bins are from homesense; bulletin boards are from jysk; several storage bins are from dollarama (!) ***