A ping-pong match provides an energetic break in the day, so Atlanta-based real-estate company MountainSeed hired interior designer Kristen Fountain Wilson of KFD Designs to transform its game room into a winning destination. (You could do this at home, too.)
A deep blue ceiling (Sherwin-Williams “Great Falls”) adds another layer of visual interest to the room.
Kristen bought a ping-pong tabletop online, then had it painted into a piece of art by decorative painter Byron Blake. “We wanted something bold and graphic, with ’70s inspired colors,” she says, adding that a latex-poly sealer makes sure balls still bounce just right. Metal legs bought on Etsy were then attached as another glam touch.
It takes two
It took a little convincing to budget for two chandeliers rather than one, but Kristen likes the bigger statement with a duo. “Plus,” she says, “the glass globes remind me of ping-pong balls.”
Wooden built-ins are designed as “stadium seating” for watching a match or just lounging. “The stained wood also brings warmth,” says the designer.
This article appears in our October 2020 issue.