Two matching chairs are situated by a large window in this mulberry purple home office, creating a bright seating area within the space. A patterned area rug with saturated hues of purple adds interest and movement underfoot.
Not for the faint at heart, this eclectic kitchen designed by John Ryba is saturated in a rich, red lacquer. The white ceiling and stainless-steel appliances help reflect light, an important design element when working with a bold color.
Wall-to-wall built-in cabinetry, dupioni curtains and a dark wood table offer a sense of permanence to this dining room. The custom chandelier draws the eye up toward the tray ceiling and adds a lightness to the saturated palette.
Packed with saturated shades of coral and green, this light and bright Atlanta great room features neutral, classic and kid-friendly upholstery. For a wise investment in upholstery, consider neutral pieces that work with a wide variety of color schemes.
Designer Chad James agrees with the trend for more saturated color, such as deep, bold blues. "People are shifting towards a richer color palette. The rich colors trend began in 2017 and will continue into 2018, but in a bigger way."
Rich colors and patterns inspired by the Mediterranean make up this kid's bedroom's saturated palette. An ottoman with the look of a weathered antique provides space to store books and toys and doubles as seating in the room's reading area.
This historic, adobe-style home is full of surprises, including a painted door tucked in one of the many hallways. With its saturated colors, swirling designs and antique locks, this piece is less of a fixture and more of a focal point.
Interested in a warmer, sunny approach to springtime decorating? Try pairing bright tangerine with canary yellow and gold. While tangerine reads sweet and saturated and canary yellow light and bright, gold adds a layer of richness and also acts as a neutralizer.
Saturated with rich blue and gold hues, this eclectic sitting room allows for a diverse mix of furniture and styles. Where the tumbled marble terrazzo floor calls Italian design to mind, the Sputnik-style light above is reminiscent of midcentury modern details.
Having a sense of humor and whimsy is a quality that bodes well in design, as it can help elevate a beautiful room into an extraordinary space. Bold patterns and unusual accessories layered over saturated colors bring this master bedroom to the next level.
The painting features a style inspired by famed Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko, who used soft, rectangular forms floating in saturated colors. "This room is rather minimal because the wall covering is busy in a good way," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Take the citrus approach to your springtime decor by mixing tangerine and lime tones. Since both of these colors are equally saturated, it's important to have a neutral like ultra white or khaki to balance them.
Dark and bold colors actually make a small space appear larger and more dramatic. Paint the walls, furniture, and crown molding in a saturated color, then pair your monochromatic color scheme with something unexpected, like this white Lucite coffee table that lights up from within.
Put a masculine and feminine spin on your spring color schemes by pairing muted pinks with muted blue-gray. Even though there's no overly saturated color in the mix, the warm and cool hues will strike a nice contrast.
Blue wall paneling and ceiling beams provide a bold backdrop for the pine dining table in this country-style dining room. A painted chandelier, striped curtains and white dining chairs help tone down the saturated wall color, creating an overall look that is cozy.
Contrast was key to this room’s design success. Careful doses of black and white were added in equal measure, such as the curtains and artwork over the bed. Then they were mixed with small pops of saturated color to create a playful, but not overly childish, feel.
Gold pendant lights were a smart choice for this stylish sitting area, as they both accentuate the room's height and offer a touch of shine. Paintings with fun, saturated colors not only make for great conversation starters after dinner, but also complement the pillows on the sofa.