Tangerine Dream: 10 Rooms with Unexpected Color
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I'll admit that I'm a little afraid of the color orange; I just can't quite get it right. Everything in my apartment is neutral, neutral, neutral—it sounds boring but I think it's a good palette to build from. If you're like me and find yourself a little resistant to bold color, here is a jumping off point: 10 ways to use bright, shocking orange color, indoors and out. Above: A bright orange countertop and muted orange floor in the São Paulo kitchen of Guilherme Torres from A Magical Kitchen in Brazil . Above: A graphic, orange painted floor and black and orange rope chairs at Fonda Windsor in Melbourne, Australia . Above: Hot orange taper candles in a traditional chandelier at Hacienda San Angel in Puerto Vallarta, photographed by Kim Johnson of Desire to Inspire. Above: Dark stained wood contrasts against a wall painted in deep orange at Häringe Slott , a castle that functions as a hotel on the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. Above: A neon color band is added to the dining-area banquets in an Amsterdam home from Personality, not Perfection, in Amsterdam . Above: Two bits of orange in a bedroom at Ocho al Cubo House in Marbella, Chile, designed by Sebastian Irarrazaval via ArchDaily . Above: A concrete bath with orange Vola fixtures via Iaian Claridge . Above: Two bright orange Acapulco Chairs in a Southern California garden. The chairs are by Innit Designs and priced at $475 each from Horne. Photograph from Moroccan Tiles from Kismet . Above: A reddish orange paint is used as a bold accent throughout Andrea Summa and Marlo Trejos' home in the province of Roche in Uruguay from Simply Red: A Vacation House in Uruguay . Above: Orange artwork against concrete at the Sorrento House in Australia by Robert Mills Architects via Mexican Architects . For more orange inspiration, visit our Room Gallery where you can filter by Orange , Pink, and even Brass & Bronze.