ISSUE 92  |  Happier at Home

Behind the Green Door: 5 Rooms with Stealth Color

October 02, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Shy about color? Painting a door frame is one way to add a dash of color to a room without fully committing.

Above: A wide border painted around a door frame emphasizes the original architrave; photo by James Merrell via Living Etc.

Above: A color-blocked door frame, via Desire to Inspire (via Skona Hem).

Above: A doorway in Sweden via Koncept Stockholm.

Above: In the Paris apartment of a furniture collector, a doorway is painted blue with Emery & Cie paint; photo by Christian Schaulin for Dwell.

Above: At the Capri Suite hotel in Italy, a door frame is outlined in yellow.