Here, the color is used as an accent in pillows, many of which sit atop custom storage benches. Meanwhile, a duck-egg blue dapples an area rug and covers the front door to help break up and balance the mostly white room.
Here, a large cushiony sectional and a calming color scheme convey that this room is all about putting up your feet and catching up on your favorite show.
Sometimes what really matters in a living room is the living part, and nothing aids that better than relaxed, casual furnishings and colors.
Designer Ken Gemes created the living room of his 1920's Bronxville, New York, home around the fabric that he chose for the window treatments—a subtle hand-block printed linen from Tyler Graphics featuring shades of taupe and a smoky blue ground.