Color + Color = Neutral?

Monday, April 23, 2012

 I love to layer color and to incorporate many tones and shades of the same hue in one space.  Somehow, lots and lots of the same color can almost feel like a neutral. It certainly is not logical, but sometimes great design just is not!  Instead of using color as a pop, here are some examples of bold interiors that went all the way. 

Do you think this crazy equation works? 

So rich and vibrant! Not sure I could live in these spaces but they are wonderful to admire. I adore that purple, plum and lavender sitting room!

{via 1. 2. 3. 4. 5}

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Leslie said...

I love how richly colored the spaces are!

Susan Hazel. said...

This was a really interesting post. I'm still pondering whether I like this look or not. You're right, though, going all the way monochromatic does have a neutralizing effect. Definitely something to keep in mind. I'm more of a pop of color kind of girl though.

Andi of My Beautiful Adventures said...

Love the pink room!!!!!!

Glamour Drops said...

Yes, it sure can, but not in the wrong hands though. The top image is wonderful - richly textured and layered, a room of simpering sultry mood. Marvelous.

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