So often, bright color is mistaken as a whimsical choice in decor. However, this Manhattan living room proves that a bold hue can be anything but! The intense emerald wall paired with complementary dark accents and neutral furniture creates a space that is moody and dramatic. By using a rich, deeper shade on the wall (and avoiding neon at all cost), the space feels sexy and sophisticated… not playful.
Image originally appeared as part of our Sept/Oct 2011 issue here.