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June 3, 2015
These modern homes demonstrate how consistent, bright colors add distinctive energy to a space.
Interior Designer Justina Blakeney created this bright yellow space for YP at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Interior designer Justina Blakeney created this yellow space for YP at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015, showing that a room filled with a single continuous color can be comfortable and inviting.

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"This is the Beauvoir House, located in Las Flores Canyon in Malibu," says Bolander. "The color was influenced by the color of the new growth on the chaparral that surrounds the house. The house and kitchen are both very small; the house is about 1600 squ

The surrounding, rolling landscape of this Malibu home influenced designer Bruce Bolander’s use of green on the cabinets and appliances in this kitchen.

Originally appeared in Bruce Bolander on Kitchen Design
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Brooklyn renovation interior bathroom

In the upper-level bathroom of a 19th-century duplex in Brooklyn, bright blue scalloped tiles, glazed and fired by the homeowner, cover the walls and ceiling.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Blue
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Suites at the La Plage Casadelmar hotel in Corsica are adorned with armchairs by Zanusso in two custom colorways. The purple version pairs with a lavendar rug and complementary wood cabinets.

Originally appeared in Beachfront Paradise in Corsica
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pink kids' room

Inside the Wibowo house in Puyallup, Washington, beneath Mount Ranier, the space is spare but infused with color because "painting is the cheapest way to decorate." Twelve-year-old Tabitha's room is pink.

Originally appeared in How to Design with Pink
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The rear facade.

A surprise given its lively, bright exterior, this little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District features natural plywood interiors.

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Originally appeared in Halving It All
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a red and white vintage print of an apple sits on a tan wall behind a red chaise lounge and ottoman with white art pieces sitting on a coffee table of black metal and glass

The interior of Jonathan Adler and Simon Donnan's Shelter Island vacation home is decorated with a combination of vintage finds and Adler's own designs, which include orange-tinted Oatmeal grass cloth wallpaper and a bright orange Whitaker chair and ottoman.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Orange
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Interior Designer Justina Blakeney created this bright yellow space for YP at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Interior designer Justina Blakeney created this yellow space for YP at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015, showing that a room filled with a single continuous color can be comfortable and inviting.

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