40+ Yellow Modern Home Design Ideas
Whether the color yellow covers the entire home or adds just a splash of color, here are some ideas for enjoying the sunny side of design.
Once we move inside the Swink Agency to the lobby, we see that some very groovy action indeed. I love the telephone on the pedestal, the epic yellow rug, and the leather chairs by Tobia Scarpa for Cassina. They're Model 944 Soiranas from 1969. Also be sure to dig the overhang on that coffee table with the off-center base. Photo courtesy of Thom Abel.
Throughout the house, Curtiss mixed natural materials with industrial ones. Downstairs, fir and cedar wood on the doors and open-joisted ceiling balance the colder, industrial feel of the concrete floor and steel staircase railing. In the dining room, a pendant lamp from RLM Lighting hangs above a table that combines Cherner table legs with a new white laminate top. The yellow chairs are by Tolix.
“This is a humanized landscape of meadows, walls, ash, streams, a small-scale landscape, minimal, almost domestic, and where absolutely everything happens in yellow,” the architects wrote in a statement. To that end, the only hint of color on the house’s otherwise natural exterior is a door painted a vibrant lemon-yellow hue.
When it came to paint the 40-foot-long curving steel-and-glass window wall designed by Chris and fabricated by Sand Studios, the Deams turned to Steve Bauer of Baumar, who specializes in custom paint finishes, to get the job done. Metallic automotive paint stands up well to the elements—from blaring sunlight to heavy rain—and comes in an almost infinite array of colors.
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