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How to Design with Orange

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Dwell's favorite homes featuring orange hues all show that the secret to using this often-avoided color is a balance of neutral tones and plenty of natural light.

In the living room of a remodel in Seattle, the fireplace was powder-coated orange to complement the vintage...
To keep vases, dishes, and small appliances handy but off the countertop, Sawatzky designed two niches within a wall of...
“I want everything to have a sense of place,” says Adler.
The sunken family room is enlivened by Alvarez-Calderón’s addition of fabrics from Designers Guild and glossy paint.
The parcel was practically inaccessible.
The Mikado 2 sofa by Hans Hopfer for Roche Bobois is a bright and cheery centerpiece in the otherwise sedate living...
Bob Krone and Paula van Dijk go for a walk while Lucas and Jillis Noordhoek lounge on the grass.
An orange door and metal grille make for a warm, if industrial, contrast to the stones and plants on the patio.
At one end of the space, which is topped by a barrel ceiling, a hammock offers a tantalizingly cozy place to nap.
The orange his-and-hers lamps in the bedroom came from Högner's sister's childhood bedroom.
To say that Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan's apartment is truly unique would certainly be an understatement.
Jacobson lowers a panel of the CSS to expose a series of neatly-kept cubbyholes.
Grist and Goldberg wanted an open kitchen so their guests could gather around a beautiful space without feeling cramped...
While shopping for containers, Hill was instantly drawn to this one’s existing blue color and chose to buy it and leave...
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