Posts Tagged ‘using color in home’

Dirk-Jan Kinet

25Sep14

I am deeply in love with this home of designer Dirk-Jan Kinet, located in Mexico City, where old world charm meets mid-century modern and a riot of color ensues. Recently featured in the Spanish Architectural Digest, the spaces are mostly deliciously dark and moody but are relieved by splashes of pinks, oranges, yellows, and blues. […]


Pal + Smith

18Sep14

From the entry to the backyard this home is a perfect example of how to achieve “flow” or an overall cohesive design plan . Design firm Pal + Smith used the color palette of aqua, green, and brown and then accented with pops of yellow. Note how you will see different combinations of the scheme […]


Dublin Eclectic

30Aug14

Can one successfully combine Industrial, Victorian, Baroque, and Modern styles, just to name a few? You be the judge. This extremely eclectic home designed by Kingston Lafferty Design in Dublin, Ireland does just that. Modern style rules in the dining and lounge areas while the living room, study, and bedrooms all give a nod to […]


This lovely eclectic apartment is an interesting blend of traditional, modern, vintage, and mid-century modern with vibrant pops of color and some interesting color combinations such as the regal fuchsia and grey bedroom. I especially love the wallpaper in the bathroom, the ornate chandeliers throughout and the pink light that glows in the shower. This […]


Modern Bungalow

07Mar13

Dwell Studio and Robert Allen continue their collaboration, this being the fourth, with a new line of vibrant indoor/outdoor Sunbrella fabrics with catchy names like “Jungalow” and “Finmark”. The best thing about most of Sunbrella fabrics is that they can be cleaned with soap and water and many can be cleaned with bleach, so say […]


All of these bedrooms have one thing in common, they all personify the style of their owners. Whether it be through a dynamic color scheme or the dramatic contrasts through the use of accessories, fabrics, and wallpaper, they all enjoy their own unique brand of personality. Many feel the bedroom should be filled with neutrals […]


Melbourne-based artist Kirra Jamison is lucky enough to occupy this two story warehouse building which provides plenty of room for her studio on the bottom floor and her open plan living space on top. Jamison has filled the space with colorful art, accessories, and plants, not to mention a swing. Who doesn’t want a swing […]