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.
In the Houston living room shown here, a pair of custom velvet sofas, an extra-large coffee table, floor-to-ceiling drapes and a sizable fiddle leaf fig plant help bring down the scale.
Brooklyn-based Lisa Kanning of design firm LKID framed the beautiful views in the dining room of this Big Sky, Montana, vacation home with simple, natural accents, choosing Hartmann & Forbes woven window shades and ombre drapery by Rosemary Hallgarten to add a layer of luxury without distraction.
The point is, whether you’re trying to energize a living room or tone it down, but still want a dose of color, blue is a foolproof bet.