Starting with art is always a safe bet for incorporating color. Just remember this quote: "Good art won't match your sofa."
...while the white interior, with carefully chosen furniture, art and accessories, appears fresh and cool. The combination is the perfect antidote for the hot Texas climate.
history and art books and plenty of access to art supplies; this makes sense, as his mom is a skilled visual artist. Design tip from Mom: Creating a lively, lived-in household is more important than achieving a show-house look. Encourage all members of the family to read and play by filling the home with books
Obviously, the art adds some energy to the space; however, this also works as a building block for slowly working color into the room.
If I were styling it for a photo shoot, I'd bring out the blue and the yellow by adding in 5-10 objects sporting those two colors: a small patterned pillow on the club chair