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Color Guide: How to Work With Primary Colors
Go beyond the ABCs with Mondrian-style renderings and eclectic takes using these notice-me color foundations
"(black and white help with tone and value). But they are less common in interior design... bright white and gray tones. But in other styles they can go a little more wild. You... ceiling, and columns. I love it. My adjoining living room is gold-Benjamin Moore Dorset... bright white, but not quite primary colors. The effect is similar but softer. Primaries... Bright white sets it all off, so each piece is a little explosion of color...."
Color Energizes Modern House Interiors
See how selective splashes of color can emphasize architecture and activity areas throughout a modern-style home
"featured are white on the inside. Even with drywall and other interior constructions that... painting, white is often preferred in modern houses. This minimalist and gallery-like... mostly white with dark gray, inside and outside. We had a sliding door between the... otherwise all-white or monochromatic interiors, colors tend to stand out — especially red... The red column really accentuates how it's separate from the planar elements (walls..."
Keeping Cabinet Color on the Down Low
"cabinets white to match the walls, so the room feels airier and less constricted? I... black/grey/white. Refresh the cabinets with a coat or two of white paint. Accessorize... the all white kitchens are too much for some houses ... but this white (or light)... painting them white would work? Kraft caramel bottom cabinets with a vanilla white top cabinets... and have white open shelving. If the lower cabinets are to be left white, then replace..."
Kitchen of the Week: Broken China Makes a Splash in This Kitchen
When life handed this homeowner a smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit the cheerful new room
"green and white and said, ‘This makes me happy,’” says interior designer Tracey Stephens... an all white kitchen - would not have worked if the kitchen was not white. my only... you do a white kitchen! So many white kitchens I see online all look alike but this... over each white center plate! Delightful Sunday morning daydreaming. My daughter and... top was white tile trimmed in black. Our design was more random and less professional..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Brown
It's all over nature and the decorating world too. From light latte to dark walnut, there's a brown for everyone
"bright white. Brown also looks good with aqua, teal, light blues, oranges and pinks... wall columns and ceiling beams, creamy white walls. My sofa is a pale pale teal... crisp white and dark chocolate, and I'm thinking about adding some coral accents... cabinets are white, so I think it will work. These pictures have convinced me to go ahead... s and whites. Dreamy! I like dark brown very much, creates an elegant & timeless..."
How to Hide Those Plugs and Switches
"placing white outlets and switches right in the middle of a beautiful tile pattern... clean white wall plate always looks nicer in my opinion. If it's going to be there... fluted column or something. Another issue / detail over looked sometimes is towel... settle for white switches and plates. Dark floors what carpet Does anyone know if it... bright white outlet and plate cover on this beautiful island. It would be an obvious..."
Swags and Jabots Hold Sway Over Window Style
"in the White House. Purely decorative in style, the swag is created by hanging fabric... decorate the White House! I? I routinely steer the (thankfully rare) "requesting' client... practical white shutters for a clean and practical solution. Should I rethink? Any advice... colonial with columns. I am proud of my heritage and the styles of my ancestors. My home..."
My Houzz: Pint-Size Playfulness in Vancouver
An interior designer mixes handmade art with creative touches to give his small downtown Vancouver home a fresh look
"crisp white as a background for his eclectic art collection. Custom modern furniture... shows a white door on the left which is the bedroom Wow, this place is as fabulous... Great column Heath. I really want to know where the b/w photography (gun and bulb)... walls white, added feature wallpaper to the washroom and dining room, and added marble... off the white walls. Meloche made many of the accessories in his living space, including..."
How to Arrange Artwork in an Artful Way
"because of a white wall, some work because of a peakcock wall. Some work because of perfect... middle column. Then the rest are balanced, not mirror image/left right, but instead... black and white photographs, mats, and frames. The varying sizes of mat white space keep... within the white frames and glass against the white wall. I had to include one of my... about white space. The art stands out here because it's not too crowded. A picture..."
Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front Porches
Maybe it’s the view. Maybe it’s the bed swing. Whatever their individual comforts, all of these porches encourage a leisurely stay
"black and white TVs, a good old-fashioned front porch makes me think of quieter, gentler... home. White wicker furniture and Boston ferns make it look great. Can't wait for... those white cushions and pillows clean. I live in the country and everything gets... glossy white painted columns and railing with matching rocking chairs add to the appeal... boxed columns, a bluestone floor, a wood ceiling (fir V-groove boards with a clear..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: Edith Farnsworth House
Mies van der Rohe's glass box in Illinois prevails as a modern masterpiece, despite that unfortunate turn of events with the client
"one is white. Johnson may have completed the Glass House in 1949, two years before... past the columns. This photo, of the view toward Fox River from the porch, illustrates... between the columns, while emphasizing how the floor and roof are somewhat of the columns... between the columns, welded to them so carefully that they appear to just "kiss" each other..."
Houzz Tour: Minimalism Suits an Arizona Ranch House
Leaving only what wouldn't blow off in a hurricane, an architect designs a modern take on Southwest style
"pink and white, this Phoenix ranch house stands out from the crowd with a decidedly... what a white surface is like in the desert. (Too often sidewalks are poured white... driving white cars? They're so much colder than the dark ones, aren't they? Dark... all) than white stucco. More importantly, the black stucco won't reflect the sunlight... the way white stucco can. If you live in the north, imagine a sunny day after a snow..."
How to Fix Up a Thrifted Lamp
"for a white pleated drum shade I also found at Goodwill, priced at $4.99. The overall... dotted the white spot with a black Sharpie. It hid the white spot without drawing attention... tight lamp column, or pipe, I knew I'd have to fish a wire down from the top to pull the... of the column. Before adding the new metal harp bracket, which I purchased at the... $4.99 white pleated shade has a subtle dressmaker detail that is a perfect complement..."
Design 2011: Black Casework, Doors and Cabinetry
"paired with white walls, black casework is a perfect example of a timeless classic for... floor, white or almost white grey colour on walls with either white ceiling or marine... has been white... white wood painted cabinets and white walls with red woodwork around... Black and White Decor. Transition from black to white trim... with white trim. Maybe when it comes time to refresh the paint... Thanks again... to our white bookshelves and chalkboard paint on the back of the bathroom door. B..."
Houzz Tour: Modern Meets Traditional in Eclectic Loft
"include white leather furniture paired with wooden antique pieces, abstract paintings... brilliant, white floors as well. Any idea what kind they are? Thanks! I too love the... the white floors, and would love to know what they are. Everything seems to float on... shiny white floor and bright white wall provide a modern, clean environment in which... rests on a white pedestal mimicking the cylindrical shape of the column. Doesn't it feel..."