This modern South African home's colorful galley-style kitchen stands in stark contrast to its polished concrete floor. The resident fell in love with the name of a paint swatch called Canary Yellow and then left it to the architect to fine-tune the exact hue.
In the kitchen of this family home in Palo Alto, the walls near the garden are painted green. The red- and orange-painted cabinets are meant to reflect sunlight and represent the heart of the home.
Canary yellow doors prevent this strikingly minimal home in Poland from feeling austere. The sliding function also saves space.
In South Yarra, a bustling neighborhood in Melbourne, Australia, the design-build-development firm Neometro erected the Ten Darling apartments with community in mind. The building, a Corbusier-inspired brutalist creation, includes bright splashes of color to "bring a bit of fun and joy to the space," according to Neometro design director Jeff Provan.
This Israeli vacation house sits on a slope, atop blue concrete and ceramic tiles. A set of web-shaped stairs flow like a waterfall onto the blue floor.
A compact Australian house features a polished concrete floor and brightly-colored kitchen cabinets.