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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. “To me Shelter Island is a rustic, relaxed place.” Oatmeal…
The sunken family room is enlivened by Alvarez-Calderón’s addition of fabrics from Designers Guild and glossy paint.
The parcel was practically inaccessible. It was situated 20 feet beyond where the road dead-ended at a curb and lay…
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. Their parents,…
An orange door and metal grille make for a warm, if industrial, contrast to the stones and plants on the patio. They…
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. "My sister prefers new…
To say that Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan's apartment is truly unique would certainly be an understatement. Their…
Jacobson lowers a panel of the CSS to expose a series of neatly-kept cubbyholes. The orange piece in the corner is a…
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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