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10 Favorites: Living with Shocking Color

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 18, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Meredith Swinehart last modified Feb 17, 2015

Arresting, yes, and there's also something life-affirming about burst of bright color where you least expect it. Have any of you tried some bold shades at home? If so, we'd love to hear.  Above: One half of a loft hallway in Williamsburg is demurely white; the other is ombre blue. Design by  Glickman Schlesinger Architects . Photograph by  Lauren Coleman . Above: This remodeled house by Copenhagen's  LASC Studio is tied together by bleached wooden surfaces bleached, plus surprise bright accents. Here, unexpected turquoise tiles crop up in the shower. See the rest in Shocking Color in a Swedish Summer House . Photograph by Laura Stamer . Above: The palette of a new Manhattan Beach house by Walker Workshop  of LA is white, wood, and steel—but the bathroom is a cocoon of bright blue. For more from Walker Workshop, see Feeling Blue: Baths from the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory . Above: A neon green kitchen in a Georgian town house in London by Harriet Anstruther Studio .  Above: Neon yellow sliding glass doors add an unexpected energy to an eco-friendly house on the east coast of Ireland. For more by Dublin's  Peter Legge Associates , see A Victorian Transformation, Dublin Style .  Above: Another room (and another color) in the same Swedish summer house by  LASC Studio  (see above). Here, orange accents in an attic hallway. See the rest of the house in Shocking Color in a Swedish Summer House . Photograph by Laura Stamer .  Above: Nothing outside the bath in this Bay Area house suggests the pink shock to come when the door is opened. Design by  Christopher C. Deam .  Above: A glowing pink shower in an all-white bath in London by  Harriet Anstruther Studio .  Above: One side of this Berlin bathroom is all about gray tile and copper piping. This side is electric with a  Tom Dixon Fluoro Stool  and recessed niche painted to match. See the rest of the design in  A Berlin Bathroom as Art Installation . Above: In  A Minimalist Ski Resort in Sweden  by Daniel Fagerberg Arkitekter , the shed-inspired architecture is understated, but the entrances are a shocking orange-red. (We approximated the color in Palette & Paints: 8 Colorful Exterior Stains .) Photograph by Peter Sundstrom.  Keep exploring color in our paint posts :  India-Inspired Paint Colors Paints & Palettes: Spring Color Scheme Remodeling 101: 10 Happiness-Inducing Paint Colors Trend Alert: Yellow-Painted Floors Rooms with Color-Washed Wood The 8 Best Red Exterior House Paints More Stories from Remodelista Something Old, Something New: The Evolution of a Beverly Hills Home The World Is His Oyster: A Modern Fishing Shack by the Sea A Burgundy Château, Hotel Edition






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