Nothing wakes us up in the morning quite like this burst of citrus. Use the color orange to brighten up a space, to set the tone, or to make a statement. Orange is a modern and playful burst of color and this pumpkin hue can do it all.
Here the dining room walls have been covered in a Phillip Jeffries grass cloth, LOVE — Over the table, which is surrounded by a sextet of orange chairs, hangs a Corbett Lighting fixture made from metal and Japanese paper. The oil painting is by Craig Mooney. And let’s not overlook the drapes where a bold orange stripe has been used.
Designer James Lumsden gets eclectic and graphic with both pattern and color in the gentleman’s atelier, which he imagined for a young architect.
To enliven this previously drab kitchen, the cabinets were stained a dark, black-brown. A center island was added and the walls were lined with custom orange tiles. Old Formica countertops were replaced with cobalt blue lapis lazuli.
Mid-century cool is reflected in the contemporary armchairs by Palecek flanking the fireplace.
A pair of Kofod-Larsen chairs from Flessas Design in New York tuck under an antique partners desk in the office. Vintage geometric burl wood side tables from Mecox Gardens harmonize with a modern carpet from The Rug Company.
Designer Darcy Bonner took a modern approach to classic styles which included two Frank Rockefeller chairs upholstered with Bergamo silk-velvet.
Here designer Darcy Bonner took inspiration from French architect and designer, Pierre Chareau in fashioning a bronze and lacewood desk for the office. The rug is from Shahbaz Afridi in London.
Kitchen designer Trish Houck specified the cerused-oak island, walnut-stained cabinetry and Calacatta Gold marble countertops and backsplash. Jenkins then added Gordon International’s Kreature swivel stools. Another pop of orange shows up on the tray that’s being used to display bright, citrus yellow vases.
An English mahogany desk with embossed leather, circa 1840, is paired with a George Smith captain’s chair covered in cut velvet by Clarence House. Guest chairs from De Sousa Hughes are wrapped in waxed leather.
In this space, designer Jay Jeffers created a layered look in the living room with existing draperies customized with a persimmon-colored band detail. That color pops up again in the lamps behind the sofa and in the chandelier over the dining table which is cast bronze with laminated black linen shades by Tuell Reynolds.
The formal dining room enjoys an Italian flavor with chairs by Edward Ferrell Lewis Mittman dressed in Donghia’s Sous-Tache brocade and Bergamo’s silk-velvet. A Holly Hunt table sits on a reclaimed-wood floor which has been set in a herringbone pattern.
Bold orange Venetian plaster walls define the study. Roman shades made with fabric from Claremont play off the bright hue as does the Casamance textile covering two tufted chairs.
Bold red-orange prevails here in the dining room. Custom tufted chairs are covered in a Lee Jofa twill and Donghia’s floral motif backs the head chairs.
Love this meditative space — orange and deeply saturated peacock blue — a vibrant combination.
Arcs and angles merge in a mid-century office, clover-shaped tables, and iconic Alvar Aalto chair and a Paul McCobb winged chair.
Here the cool and calming shades of peach and coral have been utilized in a Master Bedroom. Phillip Jeffries wallcovering and Quadrille draperies.
Ocean Master Max umbrellas by Tucci.
ORANGE + CRUSH = INSPIRATION