Red is a colour that some people find too overpowering for their living rooms. But it can be a very contemporary and elegant colour scheme against a white or light beige background. These living room designs give you some ideas on how to use red effectively.
The Semiramis Hotel in affluent Kifissia, a northern suburb of Athens, Greece is a luxury boutique hotel with cutting edge contemporary interior design. Industrial designer Karim Rashid used his signature bright lively colours to create a futuristic atmosphere of comfort and functionality. The playful mix of textures and materials such as plastic, coloured concrete and rubber is a theme of the hotel interior decor.
The Wave is an apartment complex with unique architecture in Vejle, Denmark designed by Henning Larsen Architects. The shape of the building connects the complex with the sea, the landscape and the town. The beautiful location overlooks the promenade and the bay. Every apartment has a magnificent view of the area.
Interior designer Celia Welch updated a 100-year-old brick row house in an affluent neighbourhood in Washington, DC with modern decor. The soothing neutral palette creates an elegant yet intimate environment. The patio area has also been transformed into a luxurious outdoor living room, connecting it to the house.
These elegant bedrooms use beautiful textures and simple colours to achieve the contemporary and sophisticated look.
Interior design firm Spaces Designed used monochromatic colour scheme with simple clean-lined furniture to refresh an outdated home. A mix of maple wood flooring and neutral carpet unify the spaces to give the home a thoroughly modern look. Here are some images of the house before and after the renovation.
The Memphis Milano Group was founded in 1980 by a group of designers led by famed Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass. The Memphis Milano Collection of furniture drew inspiration from Art Deco and Pop Art. The cabinets represented here are brightly-coloured and their unconventional shapes disregard the conventional function.