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Sevres porcelain cupid cup – Trouvais via Atticmag

Sevres Blue Obsession

This 300-year old hue is rarely seen today, yet it’s one of my favorite house colors. Psychologists probably wouldn’t give me a positive assessment for being a blue-and-white person. Orange is happier. Yellow more cheerful. And gray is far more soothing. Still, I’ve come to terms with my blue walls and blue furniture and a […]

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bedroom with burnt orange accent wall – housetohome via atticmag

House of Orange

I keep reading that orange isn’t a favorite color for home interiors. That’s so untrue! Because I keep seeing orange used on everything from contemporary shower faucets to kitchen cabinets, likely due to the long, strong revival of mid-20th century furniture and accessories. Orange was a much-favored hue in the 1960s when Scandinavian and German […]

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White minimalist color block apartment in Budapest - Margeza via Atticmag

Color Block Apartment

How a small flat was renovated to look larger using a white-on-white scheme balanced by chunks of bright color. Last Fall I received a pitch from a retired couple who live near the Belgian-Luxembourg border. Margit and Geza Hamoir said they often travel to Budapest, Hungary, where they had purchased, renovated and flipped an apartment […]

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gray bedroom with orange accents by Joy Tribout via Atticmag

Gray Guest Rooms with Vibrant Accents

Enliven a monochromatic room with only one accent color. Gray is a versatile neutral that can be combined with any color. It’s often a choice for bedrooms due to its cool and calming effect, but there’s no reason to be boring. A single color splash provides a vibrant accent to an already sophisticated space. Blogger […]

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Japanese maple leaves - flatbush gardener via atticmag

Asian Orange

A color of this weekend’s Fall equinox in art and life. A few weeks from now the leaves on our ancient oaks and Japanese maples will begin to turn the color of autumn. This blazingly beautiful hue is also dramatic indoors, especially when Asian inspired. Stylized poppies lend the aura of a Japanese kimono to […]

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