What’s striking is how a relatively small amount of color is used with maximum effectiveness.
A touch of bold 1940’s lipstick red is guaranteed to be memorable in a kitchen, no matter how the color is used. I have a serious affinity for red, which conveys a sense of energy and fun and makes me admire the daring of red kitchen folk.
New York designer Joe Nye basically created a black and white room with a huge pop from an unusual red ceiling keyed off the knobs on the pro-style range. It’s clearly a new room — flat screen’s the tell — with whiffs of vintage from the wallpaper and a battery of semi-flushmount school house fixtures, definitely love-it-or-hate-it lighting championed by Restoration Hardware lighting, among others.… Continue Reading