Ten living spaces with glossy surfaces that create depth and dimension

Mosaic tiles, red-lacquered wood panelling and sleek resin floors feature in this lookbook of 10 living spaces proving that high-shine surfaces don’t need to feel clinical.

Glossy finishes – whether in the form of reflective paint, stone or simple sheet metal – can help to add polish and contrast to living rooms, which are traditionally heavy in plush textiles and upholstery.

In particular, they shine in dark, compact spaces where they can mirror the light to make the room feel brighter and more expansive.

This is the latest in our lookbooks series, which provides visual inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For more inspiration see previous lookbooks showcasing residential swimming poolssteely kitchens and bookshelf staircases.

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