The colour grey is elegant, masculine, natural and goes well against bold colours such as yellow, purple, green, red and orange. It can also be a more understated balancer with cream, beige and brown.
This simple family home in Ravenscourt, London, England has been decorated with a simple red and white theme with a retro touch. The eclectic decor provides a sense of quirkiness that feels both homey and stylish.
The white modern kitchen is highlighted by splashes of red. The red carpeted spiral staircase provides continuity to the theme.
This chic houseboat on Portage Bay in Seattle, Washington enjoys expansive views while floating on Lake Union.
GMG House in Torres Vedras, Portugal designed by Pedro Gadanho is a 400-square-meter renovated townhouse in a 19th century building. The vibrant theatrical colors paints the structure in dramatic, playful angles and shapes. A bright turquoise dominates the stairs and the reading room. Yellow, red and purple provide striking contrast to the space.
Italian graphic designer Federica Naj Oleari is not intimated by colours. One is seduced by the expressiveness of the colours in this small apartment which Naj Oleari transformed into a microcosm of rich ideas. A deep mustard yellow is balanced by a black and white artwork. A yellowish green in the kitchen makes a statement. The aubergine furniture in the living room provides an elegant contrast with the green wall which makes the room visually mesmerizing.