Light yellow walls provide a bright background for this contemporary sitting room. A black modern swiveled lamp stands next to a modern lounge rocking chair with white cushions. A striped pillow compliments the colors of the multicolor blocked rug. Tall black and white shelves provide perfect book storage.
The home's driving color scheme is mostly cool: grays, blues and teals. Pops of bright pink and a few warmer colors (burgundy, magenta) are sprinkled in to add energy and dimension. This loft sitting area is a perfect example of the design's fun, bohemian nature with imaginative layering of texture and color.
Here's a designer secret you'll want to steal: use a large neutral area rug to define your space, then layer on a smaller, printed piece for some visual interest. In this stylish sitting area, a pink oriental rug instantly enlivens the whole room and helps break up the clean-lined chairs, sofa and coffee table.
A large thick red and gold area rug anchors this sitting area and unifies the red and gold color palette. A dark green marble fireplace and white mantel serve as the focal point of the room. A red sofa, neutral chaise, striped armchair, dark wood coffee table and red ottomans surround the fireplace with rich, luxurious colors and textures.
With a neutral color palette at the forefront of this kitchen, beige cabinets with chunky metallic hardware and a white tile backsplash look crisp and clean. A small oriental area rug adds color and sophistication to the transitional design.
This grand foyer area features a sunny yellow wall color paired with decorative white crown moldings and classic columns. Three multicolored Oriental area rugs lead the way to the family room, while a glass bell jar chandelier illuminates the space.
This cozy space doubles as a library and sitting room. A unique ottoman concept -- upholstered benches matching the sofa -- add fun coordination and ultimate comfort. The blue tones draw out accents in the Oriental-style rug creating a well-composed feeling to the space.
In this elegantly eclectic living room, two seating areas take in the view of the Newport Beach waterfront. A traditional oriental rug anchors the space, while natural wood trim and exposed beams add rustic charm.
This girl's bedroom uses color and pattern to make a bright room for hanging out, homework and sleepovers. Any kid would love the bunk beds tucked behind curtains in the wall. And a large sitting area is perfect for lounging with a big sofa, chairs and poufs.
The kitchen opens directly onto a dining area; both spaces are treated to expansive views of the backyard. Beneath the dining table, a mixed pattern rug has all the colorful appeal of a patchwork quilt.
Symmetry is always pleasing to the eye, as shown here in this living room sitting area. Contemporary, white slipcovered chairs bookend the cozy fireplace, and identical vases sit to each side of a striking piece of modern art. The Oriental-style rug adds texture, dimension and color.
This colorful living room features a small sitting area with neutral pintucked chairs and a round wooden table with Navajo pottery placed on top. A wrought iron chandelier hangs from the exposed beam ceiling, while multicolored decor, including the pillows and area rugs.
Minimal furniture and bright pops of color in this gray bedroom are elements signature of contemporary design. A mix of blue and brown hues create lovely, subtle contrast while a multicolor area rug is a bold focal point.