Guest Picks: Think Pink
Designed in 1965 by Pierre Paulin, the Artifort Tulip lounge chair is a flirtatious take on the power lounge chair. Its fluttery arms and brilliant color would be as fun in the office as in the living room. Add the matching footstool for extra lounging comfort.
I love the contrast of delicate color and modern form in this original watercolor by Malissa Ryder. Painted on heavy Arches watercolor paper, it's initialed on the front and signed, titled and dated by the artist on the back. It would be perfect in a contemporary space.
Why settle for a boring dustpan when you can have one that's as madly attractive as this one? Designed by Ole Jensen, this dustpan and broom set will make sweeping up stray crumbs an aesthetic experience.
Add some jewel-like sparkle to your decor with this vintage pink glass ashtray from Twin Hearts Vintage on Etsy. It would look good holding anything from cuff links or earrings to paper clips.
Add a soft, warm glow to your space in the evening with this elegantly modern Klabb table lamp from Ikea.
Definitely the must-have accessory for your next Mad Men–themed party, this wonderful 1950s vintage frosted pink Blendo bowl from Brooklyn Street Vintage on Etsy would work well as a bowl for salad, punch or even chips.
Measuring 36 by 60 inches, this striking 100 percent wool pink Greek key rug from Black Rooster Decor adds a strong graphic — and a cheery pink — element to a room.
Beautifully simple in design, the powder-coated natural steel Slim end table from Room & Board works in both traditional and modern spaces. Perfect for adding a note of playful color in an otherwise neutral room.
Turn the dullest wall into the center of attention with this bold graphic Malmo wallpaper from Jonathan Adler. Add a white Tulip table and some fab midcentury glassware, and you've got yourself a look.
Add an instant office to even the smallest room with the Pisa leaning desk from Room & Board. Made of solid wood, it's a perfect solution for a tiny workspace in a tiny apartment. And the pretty pink color makes work a lot more fun.
Turn a necessity into a stylish statement with the Kupu photoelectric smoke alarm, designed by Finnish designer Harri Koskinen for Jalo Helsinki. Quick and easy to install, this elegant alarm also meets all standards and has a five-year battery lifetime.
Give the humblest houseplant a little zip with this vintage winged midcentury modern planter designed by Red Wing Pottery. Its cheery pink speckle glaze will definitely liven up a windowsill or coffee table.
A perfect balance of clean, modern form and pretty color, this vintage midcentury modern planter from Back Alley Vintage would look just as good holding pens or cotton balls as it would holding a little succulent plant.
Bring colorful warmth to your space with the pink Moroccan pouf from Jonathan Adler. Made of hand-dyed leather and filled with kapok (a natural plant fiber), this versatile piece will leave you sitting pretty.
Give your desktop a little pop (and a little organization) with this pretty vintage storage box from Kim Built on Etsy. It would also be just as nice for keeping makeup or small collectables tidy.
Brighten a home office corner or children's desk with the Jules junior desk chair from Ikea. Even the most boring task will be a more cheerful one while perched on this!
Add some serious pop to your bathroom or beach vacation with the Unikko print beach towel by Marimekko. Toweling off with this after a shower will make even the grayest Monday morning much brighter.
The Yorky is a friendly little lamp by designer Hlynur Atlason. Its whimsical and flexible shape is not only fun, but practical too — it can sit or lay on a table at different angles or hang from its leash on a wall. It's also able to take a variety of lightbulbs: reflector bulbs, fluorescents or classic Edison bulbs all work fine.
Add a splash of color and cozy warmth to your floor with the high-pile Aborg rug from Ikea.
Tea for two just became even more fun with this set of vintage midcentury pink California Modern Santa Anita dinnerware from Icon Design on Etsy.Next: Color Guide: How to Work With Pink