Thank Hue! 7 Color-Saturated Homes

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January 9, 2014
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  Playing off the work of artist James Turrell, as well as the front porch scheme prevalent in the South, the ruby-red outdoor living room of an Atlanta house is half covered and half open to the leaf canopy overhead. A pair of teak armchairs are clustered around a Laguna fire table from Restoration Hardware. Photo by Gregory Miller.  Photo by Gregory Miller. Courtesy of Gregory Miller .  This originally appeared in How to Design with Red.

    Playing off the work of artist James Turrell, as well as the front porch scheme prevalent in the South, the ruby-red outdoor living room of an Atlanta house is half covered and half open to the leaf canopy overhead. A pair of teak armchairs are clustered around a Laguna fire table from Restoration Hardware. Photo by Gregory Miller.

    Photo by Gregory Miller. Courtesy of Gregory Miller .
    This originally appeared in How to Design with Red.
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  A former ambulance garage may seem like an unusual option for a home, but in the hands of innovative Rotterdam design office Doepel Strijkers it proved to be an inspired choice. A bright-orange polyurethane coating rescues the dugout from any suggestion of darkness or dinginess.    This originally appeared in Parksite Residence, Rotterdam.

    A former ambulance garage may seem like an unusual option for a home, but in the hands of innovative Rotterdam design office Doepel Strijkers it proved to be an inspired choice. A bright-orange polyurethane coating rescues the dugout from any suggestion of darkness or dinginess.

    This originally appeared in Parksite Residence, Rotterdam.
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  Tokyo architect Yuko Shibata's shape-shifting apartment takes a holistic approach to live/work style. She wanted more shelf space in her home office, so she added a plywood door with built-in bookshelves that opens into her bedroom to form a reading nook. Glimpsed from the adjacent room, the space looks larger than it actually is, thanks to the bright green walls.  Photo by Ryohei Hamada.   This originally appeared in Simple Division.

    Tokyo architect Yuko Shibata's shape-shifting apartment takes a holistic approach to live/work style. She wanted more shelf space in her home office, so she added a plywood door with built-in bookshelves that opens into her bedroom to form a reading nook. Glimpsed from the adjacent room, the space looks larger than it actually is, thanks to the bright green walls.

    Photo by Ryohei Hamada.
    This originally appeared in Simple Division.
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  The aptly named CMYK House features a dizzying pattern of layed dots over its facade.

    The aptly named CMYK House features a dizzying pattern of layed dots over its facade.

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  Thanks to a contemporary interior that she’s been updating for a decade, modern architect Abigail Turin has learned to love her traditional 1925 San Francisco home. She opted for high-impact black paint to coat her living room. Photo by Justin Fantl.

    Thanks to a contemporary interior that she’s been updating for a decade, modern architect Abigail Turin has learned to love her traditional 1925 San Francisco home. She opted for high-impact black paint to coat her living room. Photo by Justin Fantl.

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  Anna Horne sourced the living area’s red-and-white Tunisian tiles in her modular Australian beach house directly from a manufacturer online. “It was the first site I looked at, the tiles were well priced, and the company was easy to deal with,” says Horne. “When I requested this specific tile in red, it just happened to be the perfect red, so I went with my gut instinct.” Photo by Lisa Cohen.  Photo by Lisa Cohen .   This originally appeared in A Modular Beachside Getaway in Australia .

    Anna Horne sourced the living area’s red-and-white Tunisian tiles in her modular Australian beach house directly from a manufacturer online. “It was the first site I looked at, the tiles were well priced, and the company was easy to deal with,” says Horne. “When I requested this specific tile in red, it just happened to be the perfect red, so I went with my gut instinct.” Photo by Lisa Cohen.

    Photo by Lisa Cohen .
    This originally appeared in A Modular Beachside Getaway in Australia .
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  A house by Brazillian firm YTA features yellow accents throughout.

    A house by Brazillian firm YTA features yellow accents throughout.

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