We always have our eyes for ideas we could use at home, office, spaces we need to support us and lift our spirits. The right color can do that. Since we’re not being entirely comfortable picking colors on our own, we look to ways other people have done it for inspiration and guidance.

First we came across this deep pink wall…then we got this blast of acid yellow in Morocco.

But our favorite recent find is a simple blue, painted in an unexpected geometry, OVER a patched and beautifully raggedy wall:

Just looking at pictures of them changes the view!

pink wall via French by Design; yellow room via Ouno; blue wall via Japanese Trash

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2 replies on “color inspiration: pink, acid yellow + a blue geometry

  1. Some of these colors are very cool and inventive. I like looking at them in other peoples homes. I do not think I am bold enough to do this to my own place.

  2. the neon/acid colors are fun- and some of the examples are familiar: the blue wall reminds me of the Adobe Photoshop logo that appears when I launch my CS5 version.

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