A while back a reader wrote asking for more color (his words might have been, "I love gray and white, but I need some other ideas!"). We came up with this casual living room featuring a single wall painted a bright absinthe-tinged yellow, with cheerful botanical-green accents. Recreate the look with the following elements:
Above: A wood-burning stove (the Russel Pinch table is not kindling, FYI).
Above: How Australian: a vase of fragrant eucalyptus.
Above: The Hans Wegner Coffee Table is $2,490 from Design Within Reach.
Above: For a similar midcentury sofa, consider the Case Study V-Leg Daybed from Modernica.
Above: Source an array of botanical pillows at Hable Construction; prices start at $135.
Above: The Night Carafe from Tortoise General Store in LA is $53and also comes in blue or clear glass.
Above: Bud Vase in verde is $22 at Heath Ceramics.
Above: The table shown is UK-based Pinch Design's Twig Cube, made from copiced hazel (also available as a bench); contact Pinch directly for more information.
Above: The Bestlite Wall Lamp BL5 designed by Robert Dudley Best is available from Matter in NYC; contact them directly for pricing.
Above: Heather Amuny-Dey Pear Bird Print; $40 at Design Public.
Above: Heather Amuny-Dey Bird Tree Print; $40 at Design Public.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 24, 2009.