When married couples undertake a remodeling project, sometimes a battle between the sexes ensues with lines drawn over architecture and interior decorating.
A potential compromise is to make at least one room in the house unmistakably masculine -- a guy space.
The classic hangout for men is a den, billiards room, or smoking lounge, often tucked away in the basement or off the main floor's beaten path. But it's not the function or location that matters so much as the look.
The room pictured here shows many of the decorating elements common to classically masculine spaces -- warm colors, comfortable seating, and put-up-your-feet casual style.