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October 22, 2013
We recently featured eight of our favorite decorating pieces in black and since Halloween is right around the corner, it seems only fitting that we now talk about orange. We're not saying to mix these hues on a normal basis but for the sake of festivity you could give it a try on October 31st.
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  THE FARMHOUSE CHAIR Spot welding allows this wire seat to sport such unique geometry, and powder-coating gives it its bright hue.

    THE FARMHOUSE CHAIR

    Spot welding allows this wire seat to sport such unique geometry, and powder-coating gives it its bright hue.

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  JUICE CLOCK We'd be hard pressed to find a tastier looking and more environmentally minded timepiece than this one. The Juice clock by Bean Products is made from 100-percent recycled detergent bottles and comes in a lemon, orange, or grapefruit version.

    JUICE CLOCK

    We'd be hard pressed to find a tastier looking and more environmentally minded timepiece than this one. The Juice clock by Bean Products is made from 100-percent recycled detergent bottles and comes in a lemon, orange, or grapefruit version.

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  OFFCUT STOOL Some poisonous insects and traffic cones employ fluorescent orange to great effect as a not-so-subtle warning to keep clear. For the Offcut stool, however, the eye-popping color is an open invitation to have a seat.

    OFFCUT STOOL

    Some poisonous insects and traffic cones employ fluorescent orange to great effect as a not-so-subtle warning to keep clear. For the Offcut stool, however, the eye-popping color is an open invitation to have a seat.

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  ORANGE BURST CLOCK Waking up is hard to do. Running late is no fun. Looking up to realize you just watched a few too many episodes of Downton Abby is a little disconcerting. But the sting of these time-based quandaries can be quelled with a look at this bright geometric sunburst of a plywood clock, made by Chroma Lab.

    ORANGE BURST CLOCK

    Waking up is hard to do. Running late is no fun. Looking up to realize you just watched a few too many episodes of Downton Abby is a little disconcerting. But the sting of these time-based quandaries can be quelled with a look at this bright geometric sunburst of a plywood clock, made by Chroma Lab.

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  SETTEE Nanna Ditzel created this teak piece, which is upholstered in bright orange and yellow fabric, for Denmark-based IDG in 1952. It's signed with an applied metal manufacturer's label on the underside.

    SETTEE

    Nanna Ditzel created this teak piece, which is upholstered in bright orange and yellow fabric, for Denmark-based IDG in 1952. It's signed with an applied metal manufacturer's label on the underside.

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  HUSK OUTDOOR CHAIR Husk Outdoor Chair by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.

    HUSK OUTDOOR CHAIR

    Husk Outdoor Chair by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.

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  TRESSE RUG French industrial designer Accoceberry’s braid-like rugs for Chevalier are hand-knotted in Nepal from wool or a wool-silk blend.

    TRESSE RUG

    French industrial designer Accoceberry’s braid-like rugs for Chevalier are hand-knotted in Nepal from wool or a wool-silk blend.

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  FLUORO SHADE Though it looks like Flouro's polycarbonate shade could illuminate a room on it's own, it is, indeed, fitted for a bulb. Tom Dixon is quite fond of the eye-catching color, and it can be found on handful of other items in his collection.

    FLUORO SHADE

    Though it looks like Flouro's polycarbonate shade could illuminate a room on it's own, it is, indeed, fitted for a bulb. Tom Dixon is quite fond of the eye-catching color, and it can be found on handful of other items in his collection.

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  DF-2000 CABINETS A pair of cabinets, constructed of plastic, wood and aluminum, unveiled in 1970 by Raymond Loewy. Each has a manufacturer's label inside one drawer. They were created in France, for Compagnia d'Esthetique Industrielle.

    DF-2000 CABINETS

    A pair of cabinets, constructed of plastic, wood and aluminum, unveiled in 1970 by Raymond Loewy. Each has a manufacturer's label inside one drawer. They were created in France, for Compagnia d'Esthetique Industrielle.

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Farmhouse Chair by Bend Seating

THE FARMHOUSE CHAIR

Spot welding allows this wire seat to sport such unique geometry, and powder-coating gives it its bright hue.

See our Color Story: Orange for examples of Dwell homes featuring orange decor in the best ways.

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