Modernists love to play with color, and the absence of it. Gray, the color of steel and concrete, has participated quietly in countless facades. But inside these homes, the cool hue moves into the spotlight.
Because of its vibrancy, purple can be a difficult color to work into an everyday space. But whether, woven into a throw or set upon a side table, it can be a regal accent, adding richness and texture.
2014 is a big year for Dutch designer designer Marcel Wanders, with a major retrospective of his work at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum and Moooi opening its first New York City flagship store. Here, we've collected seven homes featuring Wanders furniture for a look at his exuberant aesthetic.
Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation that excises the bad (carpeted walls, dark rooms) and highlights the good (idyllic setting, statement architecture).