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My Houzz: 700 Square Feet of Bold Contrast and Color
"scale, color and texture, she's turned her tiny apartment into a chic and stylish... modern, colors work nicely. Good collection of textures and patterns. As a pianist... e and colorful! Nice job I love this! Comfortable and homey while being beautiful... happy colors. Seems like a wonderful, creative space to call home! Fabulous. The... every color of bright accent. I'm heavy on turquoise, lime and fuchsia, but i love..."
Dark Exterior, Light Interior: 6 Homes That Celebrate Contrast
They claim the best of both worlds and have a distinct wow factor. See if any of these high-contrast homes light a spark of curiosity
"these high-contrast homes light a spark of curiosity... make any colors incorporated pop. What interests me about black exteriors isn't necessarily... strong contrast between the exteriors (dark) and interiors (light).... love dark colored homes. Even though I do not live in the mid century style homes pictured... darker color and it seems it has started a trend in my neighborhood. Now the bright... specific color and manufacturer for the metal siding? Very nice stair detail. Great..."
"about contrasts. While use of color is the easiest way to make a decor element pop... effective contrast. Don't be afraid to expand the definition of the word by pairing brick... striking contrasts that command attention, some of which have been successfully done... strong color for cabinets, but I'm so envious of people with that much design nerve... white- red contrast in the kitchen.... Effective contrast doesn't have to be limited to color -- differing materials can also..."
Contrast and Conquer
"textures — to contrast flat finishes with rough ones and reflective ones with matte ones... these contrasts. The 'rules' also apply to shapes or to both, textures and shapes... purpose. Contrasts in visual or tactile textures are an important ingredient, and often... akin to contrast playing a major role in defining "eclectic", one must incorporate... role as a contrast to the Lucite chair in frame 5!!! In my opinion, the books were not..."
High-Contrast Kitchens for Every Style
"the high contrast of black and white - especially in a kitchen. http://brightboldbeautiful... ! but contrast of the black and white is striking! Great Ideabook! Thanks for another... focusing on contrast? Thanks for the great ideas! For those looking for more countertop... emphasize the contrast that way. If you want to tone it down a bit, you could do the same... ts in contrasting black or white. Hope that helps! Great idea book. I need to do..."
How to Accent a Neutral Space With Color
"Contrasting hues paired with a subtle palette give any room a pop of personality... accent colors. Accent color is to a room what jewelry is to an outfit. Whether it... different color combinations and allow you to bring in those bold tones you’ve been dying... knack for color. I would do the orange and green room in my home in a heart beat! LOVE... accent color. Here, cool green chairs balance the brilliant wall color (Bold Orange..."
Garden Color: How to Landscape With Purple
Abloom with just violets and plums or with energetic contrasting accents, a garden swathed in purple is a sight to behold
"energetic contrasting accents, a garden swathed in purple is a sight to behold... inspiring. In color theory purple traditionally indicates knowledge, self-respect, spirituality... aubergine colored Gracie Modern Arbors installed at the Greystone Mansion by landscape... favorite color, I always gravitate toward any plant that has purple. Thank you for... most rare color among flowers, I always hunt for them. Can't think of a better plant..."
9 Ways to Create a Not-So-Standard Bathroom
Make a small bath more interesting with color contrast, natural light, bright tile, transparency and more
"with color contrast, natural light, bright tile, transparency and more... tones and colors for finishes because they are thinking of the resale value. The results... strong contrast between dark glass and zen like porcelain in this bath.... Create color contrast. This black-and-white scheme keeps the bathroom simple and... 7. Color flow. As in the previous bathroom, the floor material continues up to... hint of color. 9. Install storage shelves wherever possible. These open units with..."
17 Ideas for Creating Unforgettable Flooring
"Underfoot with Color, Contrast and Pattern... chestnut color. Currently MBR and study have carpeting, and I'm thinking of replacing... number of colorful tiles amongst more traditional tiles. The simple splash of color will... another colorful possibility. These oversized tiles make the room feel more expansive... different colored tiles in stripe formation. It’s a fairly simple application that will... bright color like this yellow kitchen floor. Its bright hue will keep you happy as..."
What's Black and White and Chic? Your Home!
"two non-colors can lead to an endless collection of looks. Depending on if you choose... black color schemes are also great for rentals with standard white walls. By bringing... touch of color in accent furniture pieces (such as the red side table) are well balanced... white color scheme is also a good way to unify one big open floor plan or loft space... More: High Contrast Kitchens for Every Style Hollywood Glamour In Black, White and Red..."
5 Smashing Black and White Homes
"high-contrast color combination provides the perfect base for bold interior design... pops of color. Beautiful spaces! I love black and white but need to have at least one... other color infused. I LOVE this idea book.....black and white, SO beautiful. The... confirmed color addict that black and white could be livable! Especially the first and... "pop of color" "zen" and a long list of other words I tend to overuse but I cannot..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Los Angeles Bungalow
Vibrant colors and contrasting patterns jazz up thrift-store and market finds in a West Coast 'jungalow'
"brant colors and contrasting patterns jazz up thrift-store and market finds in a... harmony of colors. "I love the way bright colors come together in the jungle in a striking... natural color and pretty beat up when I bought it for $80 at a thrift shop," she recalls... with Wall Color Masks and hats bought while traveling or thrifting enliven the walls... bright colors," she says, "but I especially love when they have faded a bit due to..."
Keep Your Garden on Point With Spikes of Purple
Tall purple blooms bridge color gaps, contrast round flower forms and make for intriguing masses in the landscape
"bridge color gaps, contrast round flower forms and make for intriguing masses in the... particular color and form is a peacemaker in the garden and a favorite of gardeners from... a fun contrast of shape and height. The deepest of purples contrasts well against... interest and color every summer and provide pretty foliage throughout the growing season... little contrast for just a few pennies. These plants can be split and divided every..."
Mixing Patterns: Start With Black and White
"scale, but color is also a factor. By removing the latter, you can focus your energy on... spots of color. Here are some more black and white decor photos for inspiration(a... hints of color too!) : http://blog.17thandriggs.com/2011/09/trendy-tuesdays-classy-... accent color thrown in for some pizzaz. Love it all mainstays in my wardrobe why stop... pops of color like the ocean blue, red, mustard and the wasabi green. A great post..."
Great Compositions: Heavy and Light
"Contrast in mass, delicacy, color and texture creates unforgettable design... Contrast is the most potent of design tools. The genius lies in how and when to use... creating contrast is the purposeful juxtaposition of things to reveal and amplify the... that use contrast as the primary design tool.... wall. The color and material contrast is bold and intentional. Nothing here is an af... deep rich color evokes a minimal and monumental presence in this urban streetscape. This..."