A dark navy accent wall provides a dramatic backdrop for the sophisticated style in this contemporary living room. The wall across from the sofa is covered with hand-painted Porter Teleo wallpaper. Throughout the space, layers of texture—a tile fireplace, glass and metal coffee table, Chinoiserie TV cabinet—bring depth and dimension. The rug is from Beni Ourain.
Nothing beats blue and brown for a great color combination, and Susan Brunstrum used these hues to their best effect in this Park City, Utah bathroom redo. She painted the walls a navy blue and added a medium brown vanity and mirror to complement the brown woodwork. A pop of green in the artwork and vanity accents make a pleasant statement.
This navy blue kids' bedroom features a sports-adventure theme with a twist of nautical flair. The three-drawer dresser was adorned with a relief stencil of a schooner. Above the dresser, world globes, more sailboats and a framed vintage advertisement for a ski trip add to the travel and adventure style.
This dramatic dining room is visible from the bright, airy and open kitchen, which makes the deep color on its walls pop. A traditional table pairs with two styles of dining chairs for added interest. A glass chandelier is elegant and fits with the period of the architecture.
A dramatic way to bring attention to a mantel is painting the wall a deep, rich hue. Then you can leave much of the mantel blank by balancing out the ends with white sculptural accessories or candleholders, which are used in this metro Atlanta model home.
To turn the once-drab powder room into a bold and cheerful space, the walls and ceiling were painted navy blue in a semigloss finish. The dark-colored walls and ceiling help tone down the intense chartreuse paint of the adjacent guest room.
A beautiful white brick accent wall looks striking against the deep navy walls in this modern home office. Built-in bookcases house a few stylish accessories to give this workplace a hint of personality and whimsy.
Wood tones run the risk of appearing too heavy when placed against a dark wall, such as this midnight blue bedroom hall. But just a touch of white can balance things out, as it does with this dresser and matted artwork.
White subway tile coats the shower interior finished with a ruffled white shower curtain. Outside the shower, white shiplap is topped with deep navy blue wall paint for a sharp split wall look. Stacked floating shelves hold towels and a decorative display to bring a personal touch to the design.
This modern family room features navy blue walls and ceiling, with a vibrant, floral accent wall. The furniture follows the same design style, with a large blue sofa and deep red armchair beside French doors.