Years ago, I lived in a rental apartment with an unappealingly brick fireplace surround; after checking with the landlord (or did I?), I painted it glossy white. Here's a roundup of springlike rooms with brick walls painted white, neatly solving the orangey-brick issue.
Above: A vignette from Ngoc Minh Ngo's new book, Bringing Nature Home.
Above: A beer garden featuring white tables and white brick walls at a house in Hove via Light Locations.
Above: Indoor brick walls are painted white in Hitoshi Uchida's home in Japan via The Selby.
Above: An outdoor deck in the studio of Marie Mees. Photograph by Van Leuven Bart for Office for Word and Image.
Above: Bricks undergo a single wash of white paint from Designer Visit: Paula Leen Studio in Holland.
Above: White-painted brick walls in the bathroom from Steal This Look: White Australian Bath.
Above: White bricks provide a clean backdrop for Isaac Yu Chen's coat rack from ICFF Report: Cranbrook Academy.