I am all about colorful furniture. One bold piece can turn a pretty room into a stunning gathering place. So, I was thrilled to spot a great deal of color at the Las Vegas furniture market in February – a rainbow of hot hues that will land in your favorite furniture stores and web retailers soon. Some are already there. Check out the colorful chairs that have captured my attention of late, starting with this funky lounge chair. Not for the timid decorator.
The Surf lounger by Karim Rashid
Even the most traditional home can be infused with color. I love this breakfast room that pairs pretty, pastel chairs with chocolate-brown stripes on the wall. Yummy.
Bring some south-of-the-border style to your home with the vibrant colors of Mexican textiles. This fab chair – spotted in a New York City hotel lobby filled with fine art – is a showstopper.
If you enjoy changing your decor frequently, take a look at this modern chair of many colors designed by Denmark firm kiBiSi. You can mix and match pieces of the chair to match your mood.
To make a colorful statement for less, check out the Dahlia chair in green and red, the blue and yellow upholstered slipper chair and Angelo Surmelis’ entire color-loving collection.
Update old chairs with new paint and fabrics. For inspiration, don’t miss this before-and-after chair makeover featured on Design Sponge.
Stay tuned to Design Happens to read about new product designs (more color is coming!) and don’t miss HGTV.com’s new Color Guide to get tips and ideas for decorating with color, including 100+ photos of color-happy rooms.
If I can’t have my toes in the sand, walking on a soft, beautiful rug is a delightful alternative. Brighten up a room this summer with a new area rug. The lovelies are from this year’s Las Vegas World Market.
You don’t have to live by the shore to infuse beach style into your home. Jaipur Rugs teamed up with editors at Coastal Living magazine to design a rug collection that embodies relaxed coastal style. Catch a sneak peek of the Schooled rug in three fabulous color combinations.
Coming in July: Jaipur's Schooled rug available in Aegean blue, pastel blue and white.
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Not everyone can get a Candice Olson makeover. But you can bring home a . This beauty, introduced in February at Las Vegas World Market, hits stores in August.
The Mischief lamp by Candice Olson
I love the lustrous hand-printed shade and the milk-glass-esque base. Use AF Lighting’s dealer locator, and be the first in your area to add this divine design to your home. Or shop now for Candice Olson fixtures at HGTV MarketPlace.
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