In a Connecticut home designed by Philip Gorrivan, the living room walls painted in Brown by Tanner by Farrow & Ball, with ornaments in White Dove by Benjamin Moore, unleashed a collection of eclectic art and a classic Bridgewater sofa, covered with windows from Josef Frank. Real estate property
Blue walls give this elegant cabin-style living room, in a room designed by Heidi Caillier, a wave of mystery. Floor-standing materials and classic prints guarantee a welcoming cocoon atmosphere. The lesson? The dark walls will make any space more cozy and intimate.
Avoid super bright reds and your house will not look like the fire station. A richer shade of red warms this Katie Ridder space, while the contrast of pink and blue furniture helps to break the bold tone.
Does the thought of painting your living room yellow scare you? Just choose an accent, like a door or a wall.
The walls and ceiling of this room by Agie Hranowsky are painted in amethyst. The brighter purple explosions on the sofa and Christopher Spitzmiller’s lamp add a little contrast, so it doesn’t look too tedious.
A new home in Lake Martin, Alabama, takes on the appearance of an old cabin with soft, worn colors and ebony wood walls. Designer Susan Ferrier chose a chandelier from Phillips Metal Works to make the elevated living room more intimate.