Contrast rules the day in this master bath with period details and crisp, updated finishes. An electric shade of marine blue carries from the traditional octagon and dot tile to the walls, bringing drama and a touch of whimsy to the space. Meanwhile, a beadboard wainscot and traditional details give a nod to design from decades past.
This contemporary living room makes a statement for strong colors with its deep blue walls, yellow sofa and white woodwork, artwork, and accessories. Multicolored artwork, matted in white, line the walls with a stunning effect.
Deep blue mosaic tiles surround an inset mirror in this cottage kitchen wet bar. The mirror lends the illusion of expanding the room and directs light around so that the bar doesn't become a visual dark hole.
Deep marine-blue ceiling beams highlight the architecture and pull the eye straight upward in this cottage-style bedroom. The beams provide a welcome jolt of bright color in an otherwise neutral space.
This contemporary living room is awash in all shades of blue, from the soft blue sectional sofa to the cerulean throw pillows to the marine blue artwork and draperies. A coffered beadboard ceiling provides texture and interest overhead, while neutral walls create a calming environment.
Marine blues and turquoise and geometric patterns pop in an Alabama living room with mid-century touches. Atlanta designer Perry Walter brought in round objects, like the side table, and animal accessories, like the turquoise cockatoo statue.
Moody blues combine with bling in this transitional guest room with glam undertones. A marine blue accent wall draws the eye to the bed, where a row of metallic pillows literally shines in the space. A modern fixture hangs from a niche in the ceiling, which is painted a rich, dark brown for added interest.
Vintage curved white leather chairs are spunky seating in a living room by designer Perry Walter. There's a play of pattern and vibrant hues of turquoise, marine blue, palm green and accents of tangerine. The pouf is made of white Moroccan leather.
Being ardent Scuba Divers, the clients requested that their show stopping powder room be a true reflection of their marine expeditions! To create the illusion of flowing water, the designer installed a tile with an aquatic pattern, which when put together created the desired cascading effect. Anchoring this set-up is a dark-stained cherry slab panel door cabinet that hides the plumbing.
This jewel box of a bathroom sits adjacent to a swimming pool, so water inspired the palette and design. The white porcelain wall tiles feature a smooth, wave pattern. On the floating vanity, the blue glossy finish is a marine gel coat applied in many layers.
A fun mix of blue and white patterns animate this cozy living room while maintaining the coastal theme. The large tufted ottoman doubles as a convenient coffee table. A sprinkling of nautical details finishes the look: marine light fixtures, a decorative sailboat and stately telescope.
This charming nursery is decked out with finishes and furnishings that are practical for a little one but also versatile enough to grow along with the child. Hand-picked accessories are nautical without being kitschy: a whale mobile, graphic lobster pillow and red marine light fixtures.