How do you incorporate interesting colour accents into interiors without it becoming distractingly dazzling? Well, these three modern home interiors set the tone just right with a multitude of muted colour shades that add uplifting accents without provoking a headache. We look first at a Russian competition entry that features a colour coded home layout to define each living block. Our second featured interior is a home fit for a creative mind, with a well equipped music area and a gallery of KAWs statues that take over the living room. Lastly we look at a daring home design that delves into geometric pattern whilst pushing back hues into the muted spectrum.
Measuring 98 square metres, this home design was created in Saint Petersburg, Russia, for the FUTURIST competition for young designers. In the living room, a black
The apartment layout is divided into 3 sections, the communal family blоck, the parents block, and a child block. Different colour accents define each section of the home to playfully mark the divide.
The sense of interior space is increased by placing emphasis on the ceiling height. The seam between the walls and ceiling is blurred by a smooth bend of cornice. Arched doorways and curved partition walls complement the curve of the crown moulding.
Dining chairs are coloured with an eau de nil finish to gently complement the slightly darker wall shade. Above the
Wheat coloured walls set a subtle base colour for the parental bedroom, where a butter yellow side table brightens the space beside a pale apricot upholstered
A black lamp makes strong contrast against the brighter
The dressing area lies beyond an elegant archway.
A blush pink finish transforms a simple modern
Natural wooden elements weave in an earthy essence.
A retro inspired telephone brings the blush pink accent to the kid’s desk.
Pink stars create a cute pattern across the kid’s bathroom floor. A
Yellow tiles mark the splash zone around the
The powder room is a cubist inspired space with a jaunty red and yellow palette.
The master bedroom has an entirely different vibe with a predominantly white and grey decor scheme.
A series of three decorative vanity mirrors and a floating unit make up a contemporary vanity area.
Home layout showing the distribution of colour coded rooms.
This creative home design speaks of art appreciation. A large
The duck egg blue sofa is accented with deeper blue and tan scatter cushions. Concrete grey walls create cool contradiction to warm natural wood furniture and accent panelling.
A second KAWS character hangs out by the TV and a modern wood media unit.
A soothing shade of blue paints the kitchen cabinets, which wrap around into the hallway of the home to frame a glass wall bathroom design.
Black and white floor tiles pattern an eye-catching first impression.
The elevated lounge area offers storage space underneath. An abstract
A free wall has been transformed into a music area, complete with piano and multiple guitars.
A green SMEG fridge freezer makes a colourful addition to the blue and wood kitchen design.
The interim piano room runs into a bank of hallway storage units.
Inside the glass wall bathroom, a unique
This muted red and blue home interior is shaped with circle and racetrack motifs throughout, which give the project a fashionable edge. Two
Geometric tiles pattern the home entryway, beneath a sleek racetrack-shaped mirror.
Zebra print chairs communicate the homeowners wild side.
The geometric entryway tiles flood across the adjacent kitchen diner, creating a hard wearing surface that’s easy to clean. A
The muted red and blue colour palette continues into the master bedroom, covering the walls and wardrobes. A beige
A cute mural adds a playful touch to the kid’s room.
A racetrack motif decorates the kid’s wardrobes.