An excellent way to keep a deep, rich look without sacrificing light is to choose saturated shades of red then tone them down with an organic texture and a light accent color. Here, the cranberry grass-cloth walls infuse the room with much-needed color, keeping it bright with an all-natural appeal. Alternatively, the cool, blue-gray accents add contrast.
The key to good design? Not forgetting the small details. Consider upgrading your wall outlets to designer-grade versions that bring in unique finishes and colors. The matte silver tone of this outlet is a cool contrast against the warm grass-cloth wall covering.
Complete your small space by mixing patterns. In this bedroom, Ikat print curtains pair well with a tribal influenced mirror that hangs above the bed. Use throw pillows to your advantage, and add visual interest by mixing similarly colored pillows that have interesting patterns. The chevron pillows here are set off by a nostalgic, knitted throw in the middle. Unify the space by matching a muted blue wall color with quilted bed linens to add texture, but keep the pops of color from overpowering the room.
This eclectic powder room takes texture and patterns to a new level with tribal-inspired cloth wall coverings, a black and white striped ceiling, and geometric print color tiles. A black overhead light and small wall shelf complete the look of the space.
Inspired by the colors of an Asian botanical-print rug, warm tones and varied textures bring cozy harmony to this multi-purpose room. A grass cloth wall covering, woven shades and a suede-covered Arne Jacobsen Egg chair mix with a wool boucle daybed, custom designed for the space.
A washable and stain-resistant faux grass-cloth vinyl wall covering in pool-water blue was used for both the ceiling and walls with pure white trim for contrast, to create an underwater-like feel for this playful lounge with funky, laid-back style.
Throughout the house, the color-scheme incorporates soft blues and off-whites in every room, making the home inviting, while the tropical undertones such as the leaf-shaped sconces, fabric patters and grass cloth wall coverings help to add balance to the warm and cool tones of the space.
This enormous masculine closet boasts layers of sophisticated textures. Green felted wall covering lines the back of the closet storage with thin blue stripes that create the effect of a pinstripe suit. Neutral wood shelves and a rolling ladder add sleek charm while custom LED-lit closet rods make clothes easy to find.
A bright yellow front door welcomes guests in a playful way to this beach house meant to inspire joy, The yellow sets the tone for the whimsical colors and patterns throughout the home, such as the pineapple print wall covering in the dining room.
This contemporary sitting area pairs together sleek furniture with a Southwestern vibe, as seen in the desert-toned sofas and turquoise and animal-print throw pillows. Large windows covering an entire wall give room to a stunning mountain view, as well as an outdoor patio area.
For extra clothing storage, the updated dresser was assigned to a long wall just 2 feet away from the bed. Its 12 drawers offer ample space for sweaters, scarves and holiday garb. A wedding image printed on canvas as well as a collection of bright white accessories create an elegant focal point for the room's far wall.
Maine’s Press Hotel is located in what was once the printing plant of the Portland Press Herald newspaper. The hotel maintains a connection to its journalistic roots in numerous ways. In guestroom corridors, actual headlines from the Press Herald were used to create newsprint-inspired wall coverings from Koroseal. The headline letters spill from the walls onto custom corridor carpeting from Innovative Carpets.
Reclaimed wood pieces from across the globe are balanced by soft, French-inspired textiles. Window coverings consist of printed linen cornice boards. The gates on the walls are decorated with original oil paintings of water reflections. The chandelier is made from reclaimed wood from an 1820s farmhouse in Maine and incorporates many inspirations: east and west, old and new, artistry and durability.
Of all the rooms in his condo, Chris splurged the most on his living room. While the majority of the budget went to covering the walls with 70 yards of $32-per-yard metallic grass cloth, he saved in other areas. The pendant light was picked up for $199 at CB2, the sofa was purchased from Macy's for $700, and the custom shag carpet was made from backroom remnants from a local carpet showroom.
In the master bedroom, the wall on which the bed rests is covered in a gorgeous, metallic silver grass cloth that conceals the hidden door to the closet. Above the mirrored, four-poster bed, a brass chain link chandelier makes a bold statement, while rich texture was added with black faux fur pillow shams and blanket at the food of the bed. To personalize the space even further, designers had a modern, monogram printed on metallic linen.