In this coastal Norwegian guesthouse that serves as a sculptural refuge, E27 pendant lamps by Mattias Ståhlbom for Muuto play off of an plastic IKEA porch chair to provide an all-white interior with a welcome dose of color.
When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for inspiration. In the first-floor living room, paintings by up-and-coming Germany-based Chinese artist Ruo Bing Chen play off a sofa and coffee table topped with a glowing red-and-yellow lamp.
In Chicago, a custom walnut slide offers a playful way for a small family of four to glide down to the basement. Red Lucy chairs from Bend and an Eero Saarinen Tulip base outfitted with a custom top offer places to eat and sit in the kitchen. Porcelain tile lines the floor.
A quartet of red paints (Raspberry Truffle, Million Dollar Red, Vermillion, Arroyo Red), all by Benjamin Moore, make the built-in shelving in the dining area of this Brooklyn brownstone pop. The table is a custom design made of bookmatched walnut slabs joined by lacquered butterflies. The chairs are vintage Paul McCobb lacquered in turquoise (Benjamin Moore's Aruba Blue), and the chandelier is by David Weeks Studio.
A cramped apartment in a prewar building becomes an inviting space for a young family in Brooklyn Heights. Red accents—a hanging pendant, a small side cupboard, and an red Saarinen Womb armchair in the far sitting room—punctuate a space filled with midcentury modern furnishings with muted tones.