This space was the perfect blank canvas on which to layer interesting textures, patterns and accessories. The designer kept the fabrics and colors cool so they wouldn't overwhelm the artwork's bright colors. Furniture: Bernhardt and Hallmark; Rug: Missoni; Lamps: Global Views; Paint: Benjamin Moore
A stunning fireplace surround draws you into this elegant sitting room, where a gray velvet chaise invites you to linger. A traditional oil painting and a pair of dark red vases add subtle color to the room's cool color palette.
This small blue living space has some lovely architectural detail which stands and and can be enjoyed more now having painted it white. The cool colors make the room feel more comfortable, while adding white slipcovered chairs and natural wall decor are finishing touches.
Portable storage containers such as painted wooden crates or metal bins that can be personalized are a stylish option for children's rooms. With an endless array of colors, patterns, fonts and shapes to choose from, these storage containers are a cool and decorative addition to any room.
After taking down a kitchen wall, designers added a breakfast bar for additional seating. Soft sheepskin throws cover old wooden stools for a cool look and extra comfort, while taupe colored painted cabinets complete the neutral look of the space.
A floating desk drawer provides a handy corner for paying bills or reading recipes in this small kitchen office nook. The desk is painted the same cool blue as the kitchen cabinets with a multicolored striped chair adding extra color to the space.
Inspired by the farm and landscape, rustic wood paneling is used on the top half of the walls in this guest house's media room. The lower half of the wall is painted a cool gray, blending perfectly with a comfortable sectional. The Union Jack symbol and colors add a touch of English love to the space.
A blue-tone shag area rug creates a soft base for the cool, contemporary style of this living design. The archways are painted with a navy accent color bringing depth to the bright room. A rope bucket chair paired with the leather sofa creates a pleasing and trendy merge of style.
The craftsman-style home featured orange-tone Douglas fir trimwork, yet the homeowner wanted a contemporary, neutral style. Embracing both worlds, the family recreation room pulls the orange hue from the trim and brings it into a sleek leather sectional.The built-ins are painted a cool gray and provide plenty of open and hidden storage. A bold yet neutral area rug grounds the space and ties all the colors together.
White lamps in front of the large scale painting above the vintage media cabinet balance out the lighter artwork on the opposing wall. The side tables and coffee table are round and allow for flow of movement against the strong right angles of the gray and red contemporary sofas and the media cabinet. Patterned throw pillows mesh the two sofa colors together and blend the red accent tone with the cool tones of the room.