Memorial day is upon us, which means the official start to summer and hopefully a lot of fun. As far as dressing goes we either go all white (following the old ‘no white before memorial day’ rule) or dress like a bouquet of bright colors. This season it seems that it is either one or the other, pastels need not apply.
For all of the color out there this season, we are still seeing a strong representation of the color white, which can make just as powerful an impression in a room as one that is filled with color. You tell us, which is more dramatic?
The white rooms look sophisticated and regal, with different shades of whites and creams layered in for depth.
This kitchen is full of kitsch, but there is a strong presence of white. If you love color but need something to tone it down, try using a high gloss lacquer, like on the table above.
This room doesn’t use a lot of bright colors, but all the pastels together make it a force to be reckoned with.
The Well Appointed House by Melissa Hawks. ‘Tin Table III Available in…, $360
Jacqui Console or Desk in Green, $1,500
WellAppointedHouse. Wrought Iron Bamboo Coffee Table in Chinese Red, $1,440
Jacqui Yellow Coffee Table, $675
Pink Floral in Beige Needlepoint Pillow, $70