As previously looked at in Color Story: Orange, we take another glance at a selection of modern homes, which incorporate the inviting, warm, and eccentric color.
Armed with a keen eye for design and a yen for vintage furniture shopping, Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell revitalize a formerly jumbled Los Angeles house. A fireplace found at the Rose Bowl Flea Market furnishes another of the new deck spaces. Photo by Floto + Warner.
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture. Just a handful of slick touches keep the house from feeling too industrial. This custom wooden furniture was made locally and inspired by what Wisnu and Sundari had seen in catalogs. Photo by Matthew Williams.
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred. The roofline, set on top of glass clerestories on a transparent central volume, begat the building’s local nickname: Butterfly House. Photo by Brent Humphreys.
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above. In the media room, the saturated colors of the Paper chair by Piero Lissoni for Cappellini and the Twiggy floor lamp by Foscarini contrast with the wide-screen view of the back garden. Photo by Cristóbal Palma.