ISSUE 23  |  Summer Color

Color Connection: Herne Hill in London

June 04, 2012 8:30 AM

BY Julie Carlson

On display in this Victorian house in Herne Hill in London: clashing (but complementary) color schemes.

We like the way pea green is juxtaposed with aubergine walls in the living room and a dusty purple headboard sits against gray-green walls in the bedroom. Photos via Light Locations.

Above: The living room features an unexpected mix of pea green and deep purple.

Above: A rich and moody ambiance stems from the deep aubergine walls.

Above: Patterned throughout the house are subtle dashes of green in otherwise white rooms.

Above: An orange pendant adds a dash of color to the kitchen.

Above: The kitchen features a collection of white crockery.

Above: A kitchen sink close-up.

Above: A room painted entirely in white serves as a backdrop for a colorful oil painting.

Above: A bath tiled in green Moroccan tiles.

N.B. This post is an update; the original story ran on March 8, 2010.