When space is at a premium, you’ll do anything you can to squeeze out the most inches. A corner sink with a black lacquer vanity in this California powder room saves valuable floor space. The split mirror is a particularly nice touch.
Spacious linen sofas and a strict organic-colored palette bring surprising calm to this mountainside living room. Even the large architectural beams appear soft and subdued.
Blue has a lot going for it. The color can be soothing and serene when presented in a lighter shade (hailed as a near-neutral) or bold and commanding when done up like a male peacock, as shown here. In fact, the zippy blue paint color in this Houston living room is called Peacock Blue.
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.