The same coral paint used in this entryway carries on throughout the great room, making all areas work cohesively. The white wainscoting helps tone down the saturation of the coral while also protecting the walls from everyday wear and tear in and out of the front door.
With entryway space being limited, a geometric cabinet from CB2 gave this family of three a much-needed landing pad for shoes, keys and mail. Shoes can be stored inside and the top is an easy catch-all. The small ottoman is just right for putting on and taking off shoes.
The coral Ogden wallpaper by Thibaut has an iron gate pattern that designer Keita Turner says is reminiscent of elegant gates at the entrance of formal gardens and referenced the Brooklyn, N.Y., home’s Victorian roots.
This sunlit entryway receives another dose of color with a painted front door. The blue hue, combined with coral and rope accents, suggest a subtle nautical theme. Urn pendants and a curved ceiling add further character to the transitional space.
A ruffled-edge mirror reminiscent of sea coral and clamshells gives this foyer a modern beachy look. The dark-stained wood entry table adds rough but refined texture with a vignette that sets the tone for the rest of the house.
Though recently renovated, this foyer still has all the hallmarks of a historic home: tall ceilings with crown molding, patterned hardwood floors, a grand staircase, etc. By outfitting the space with artwork and accents in teal and coral hues, the designers were able to update the interior without compromising its character.
From the entryway into the living room, breakfast nook and kitchen, the same shade of coral paint was used on the walls, and the same accent colors of hot pink and spring green were used in accessories and furniture. In addition to keeping the overall look consistent, this consistent use of color makes the entire great room feel larger. When different paint colors are used in spaces that open into one another, the resulting look can create of a disjointed, choppy effect.