Photo By: Houlihan Lawrence, a member of Luxury Portfolio International
Photo By: John Horner
Red Rec Room Seating Area
This transitional rec room sitting area features a red striped shade, chairs upholstered in a red paisley print, paintings with red on them and a red Oriental carpet. The brown wood coffee table anchors the room.
Dining Room: Farley Garrison House in Gilmanton, N.H.
The first-floor garrison room currently serves as an elegant dining room with its own fireplace and original, never-painted paneling and hard-pine flooring. Originally built in 1665 in Billerica, Mass., this Pilgrim-era saltbox garrison home is believed to be one of the oldest homes in the country. It was dismantled and reconstructed board-by-board in Gilmanton, N.H.
A piano is decorated with a burgundy and gold throw in this bright red music room. A large, ornate, black and gold mirror is on the wall nearest the piano, while two red chairs, a red padded ottoman, and red and gold drapes continue the room's color scheme.
Cheerful Blue and Red Living Room With Sisal Area Rug
This transitional living room features a vibrant red sofa decorated with blue and tan throw pillows. A square wood coffee table sits between a pair of blue and white upholstered armchairs and a tufted tan armchair, while a sisal rug covers the hardwood floors. Tan curtains and colorful artwork provide finishing touches.
Cheery Red Transitional Living Room With Mixed-Media Art
One of the most common mistakes homeowners make when arranging their living rooms is placing large pieces of furniture against the walls and leaving the center of the rooms open. Instead, consider a floating space plan that involves flanking your space’s focal point with proportionate seating and tables. This will keep the room balanced while also allowing direct access to the TV or focal point, like in this red transitional living room.
Eclectic Salon Features French and Italian Antiques
In this rust-colored salon, French and Italian antiques are paired with iconic pieces by Billy Baldwin and Warren Platner. Custom furnishings, including a quartet of 7-foot mirrored screens, add elegance and visual interest to the space.
The key to making rooms feel well curated and balanced is the proper mix of organic materials. Nearly every element in this room is made from all-natural materials, including the driftwood floor lamps, Belgian-linen upholstery, cotton draperies, rustic wooden nesting tables and aged-brass hardware.
Bookcase with Wallpaper Backing and Fun Objects in Bright Red Room
In this cheery dining area, a white bookcase atop a prefab kitchen cabinet base mimics the look of custom built-ins on the cheap. Colorful decorative objects and jars full of candy are the cherry on top.
Red and White Office Space With Floral Cork Board and Steel Desk
A stainless-steel corner desk with curved legs provides ample workspace in the feminine home office. The deep-red color palette flows through the space with the chair, trash bin, lamp and cherry-blossom cork board.
Traditional Dining Room With Casual Wicker Seating
This traditional dining room features a silver-themed table setting, a dining table in rich wood tones and casual wicker seating. The formal chandelier adds a touch of elegance to the space, while the red-patterned wallpaper, wood hutch and area rug bring warmth to the room.
Living Room: Georgian Mansion in Chappaqua, New York
The grand Georgian residence, designed by renowned architect Boris Baranovich, offers an extraordinary design aesthetic with exquisite custom detailing and finishes that refine every room of the house. Here, the vaulted ceiling gives the space the open airiness of a cathedral.
Traditional Dining Room With Metallic Tray Ceiling
This bold dining room features vibrant red accents paired with an oval dining table and plush neutral tufted armchairs. A traditional candelabra chandelier hangs from a metallic tray ceiling, while a bay window allows natural light to illuminate the space.