Icon - Arrow LeftAn icon we use to indicate a rightwards action. Icon - Arrow RightAn icon we use to indicate a leftwards action. Icon - External LinkAn icon we use to indicate a button link is external. Icon - MessageThe icon we use to represent an email action. Icon - Down ChevronUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - CloseUsed to indicate a close action. Icon - Dropdown ArrowUsed to indicate a dropdown. Icon - Location PinUsed to showcase a location on a map. Icon - Zoom OutUsed to indicate a zoom out action on a map. Icon - Zoom InUsed to indicate a zoom in action on a map. Icon - SearchUsed to indicate a search action. Icon - EmailUsed to indicate an emai action. Icon - FacebookFacebooks brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - InstagramInstagrams brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - PinterestPinterests brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - TwitterTwitters brand mark for use in social sharing icons. Icon - Check MarkA check mark for checkbox buttons.
You are reading

Palette & Paints: Simply Red


Palette & Paints: Simply Red

Julie Carlson August 08, 2008

It’s a truism of interior design that every room should have a touch of red. Perhaps I’m coming around; lately I’ve been noticing flashes of crimson that I can imagine using.

Above: A cherry-colored table adds cheer to this mis-en-scene at Ochre.

Above: A door painted red in a kitchen by Platt Dana Architects:

Above: Stair treads painted red in a room from Lili Diallo’s portfolio.

Above: A red Semi lamp by architects Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup, designed in 1967 for Fog & Morup in Denmark, adds a dash of color.

Above: One red chair is all it takes in this living room in the English countryside.

Above: We love the Jielde reading lamp in this room from Living Etc.

Above: In Christian Liagre’s own summer house, he painted the entryway red.

Above: Architect Will Meyer painted a pocket door red; a flash of red that can come and go; via Domino.

Above: A white New York City kitchen by Messana O’Rorke Architects punctuated with a Verner Panton FlowerPot lamp.

Above: A red and white bath from Living Etc.

Above: Another great task lamp in a room styled by Rosie Brown, via Living Etc.

Above: A Tolix Red Enamel Galvanized Metal Chair; $250 from Conran.

Above: Dashes of red in a rustic kitchen.

Above: The red light below in a room by UK designer Suzy Hoodless adds a dash of exuberance.

Above: A red painting in a villa in France, via Style Files.

Above: A lipstick red Aga stove makes a dramatic statement.

Product Summary  

Have a Question or Comment About This Post?

Join the conversation

From our Partners