Built as a caretaker's cottage on a Connecticut horse farm, this home now serves as a guest cottage, Airbnb rental and a private retreat for the property owner. Rust red exterior paint gives the house a subdued touch of color for an updated take on traditional barn red.
Creating a dramatic contrast between warm and metallic tones, this silver bed and glittering mirror really pop against the rust-red walls. The look is complete with an understated gray floral bedspread and red throw pillow.
This imaginative contemporary kitchen, designed by Rhonda Knoche, uses thin curved metal strips to accent the cabinets, door, even the kitchen island. Hints of rust red warm up the predominantly gray palatte.
A copper range hood and rust red herringbone backsplash give handsome panache to the kitchen. Slipcovered barstools are a comfortable, yet practical touch. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
A writing desk in the corner of a living room makes a workspace that welcomes, thanks to the natural light coming in through the windows. Grasscloth wallpaper and rust-red walls provide texture and warmth.
Designer Vanessa DeLeon skillfully and artistically plays dark against light colors in this contemporary, Asian-influenced living room. The rust red walls radiate an aura of warmth and accentuates the white sofa, red chair, and dark wood coffee table.
Taking cues from the owner's oriental rug, the designers chose a warm color palette of rust red, cream and pale blue for the living room. Plush pillows, thick throws and an adobe fireplace in the corner make the space feel especially cozy.