While white may be interpreted as an absence of color, it is by no means absent of major impact when used in design. Here, Dwell looks back on 10 favorite homes that center around a white schema and prove that, when done correctly, the lack of color actually translates into an effortless cool that's present on any scale. Photo by: Gregory Miller
The fact that no other word in the English language rhymes with orange also extends to the color's unrivaled ability to up the ante of any home. Here, Dwell's favorite homes featuring orange hues all show that the secret to using this often-feared color is a balance of neutral tones and plenty of natural light to reflect the color's citrusy brightness.