Palette & Paints: Modern Yellow by

Issue 40 · Color Combinations · October 9, 2009

Palette & Paints: Modern Yellow

Issue 40 · Color Combinations · October 9, 2009

Today's House Call: Retrouvius Design Drawing Room in Primrose Hill got us thinking about yellow as an accent color; here's a roundup of rooms featuring Mondrian-like, pure-primary jolts of yellow.


Above: A yellow Talje Lyktan Bumling lamp in a Swedish summer house by Claesson Koivisto Rune.


Above: An unstudied but stylish living room from Light Locations.

Above: A yellow Staub tea kettle via Design Sponge.

Above: A yellow bedside lamp in a home featured in Martha Stewart.

Above: A lounge area at the Hotel J.K. Place in Florence.


Above: A yellow Eames rocker in a summer house in Denmark; photograph by Richard Powers.


Above: A room in High Road House by Ilse Crawford of StudioIlse features a bright yellow Jielde Signal lamp .


Above: We bookmarked these yellow box shelves a while back, spotted on Emma's Designblogg, one of our favorite sources for Scandinavian design.


Above: A Thonet chair painted yellow in a photograph by Jason Loucas.


Above: A dining room from the portfolio of photographer Frederic Vasseur, via Desire to Inspire.


Above: A kitchen in Brazil from the portfolio of Nelson Kon, via Desire to Inspire.


Above: A bedroom at the Hancock Shaker Village with yellow painted window frames; via AT.


Above: An outdoor space by Netherlands-based architects X+L.


Above: A panel painted yellow animates this kitchen from the portfolio of photographer Uli Schade, via Desire to Inspire.


Above: This clean-lined yellow loveseat adds a contemporary note to a London parlor spotted on Light Locations.


Above: A kitchen by Netherlands-based architects X+L.


Above: A work by Josef Albers in a NY loft by Fernlund + Logan.

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