Colour makes a home feel cheerful and inviting. However, we often limit ourselves to just one or two accent hues in a conservative application. Reserved decor palettes are restful and safe but sometimes, you just have to break some boundaries! These four creative home interiors are shaped by the intuitive use of bright and contrasting colours, and don’t shy away from pattern and unusual paint effects either. We’ll discover a small open concept living space with a calculated clash of orange and green accent colours, a confidently coloured lounge with an artistically painted TV wall, a colour-blocked abode with pink panache in the bedroom, and an elegant apricot infused city pad.
Orange shelving echoes the orange stripes of a cheerful area rug inside of our first home interior. LED light strips highlight their bold linearity and a minimalist display of books. A pale grey
A plethora of
Cool sky blue cabinets draw out a kitchen arrangement in the small open plan living room corner. The breezy colour solidly zones the cooking area and a compact dining peninsula.
Geometric floor tiles fill the open concept with interesting pattern.
Deep orange units build a warm and energised welcome in the home entryway.
The orange accent bleeds into paintwork around a contrasting black front entry door. A floral
A calm grey base colour anchors our next colourful home interior. A warm grey
The inspirational TV wall is alive with colour and an artistic graphic mural. The blue, red and teal paint effect creates an interesting mount for the wall hung TV screen and paints a jovial background for a pair of modern wall lights.
The colourful graphics continue in the dining area, where they become an incredible background for a floor-to-ceiling tensioned bookcase. An oversized
3D wall art rounds out the artistic living room scheme.
This colourful flat in Moscow is created with a contrast of blue, green, and orange. Wood flooring and
The cobalt blue sofa is complemented by a matching blue
The colour volume comes down inside the small dining room with pale blush walls.
The biggest blast of colour in this area comes from a green one wall kitchen installation.
Inside the bedroom, a band of sky blue
A stylish modern
A wireframe memo board, an industrial bedroom pendant light, and a metal bed frame thread thin black accents across the room.
The terrazzo bedside table introduces a moment of pattern.
Yellow drapes frame the window and a bedroom workspace. A clean white shelving unit displays decorative items.
A Scandi style bedside table puts a pale blush accent in front of the blue colour-block panel. Fitted wardrobes wrap the blue accent around onto an adjacent wall.
An assortment of colourful and novelty pillows dress the bed.
Our final featured home tour begins in a cool grey toned lounge space. A small L-shaped
Botanical tiles make a modern deconstructed mural across the back wall of the kitchen.
Apricot base cabinets are counterbalanced by clean white appliance housing units on either side and a glossy white chimney extractor.
A trio of bar stools place a light and colourful accent against the dark grey
The dark grey bedroom scheme is electrified by vivid accent pieces. The awesome Ghostbuster print is entitled
A Monstera motif side table adds a pop of purple next to the grey
An open fronted closet stands out with a fun pink trim.
The bed converts into a modern seating area by moving the headboard cushions away from the wall.
In the second bedroom, an
The bathroom is a meld of modern neutrals, with luxe marble and a copper coloured
Black bathroom fixtures punctuate the scheme.