30 Decorating Ideas to Make Red Your Power Color at Home

30 Decorating Ideas to Make Red Your Power Color at Home

summary red bedroom

Sharp, modern and attractive are only a couple of approaches to portray this embellishing go-to. Confirmation: These designer bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens all element ravishing shades of red and mark off the previously mentioned boxes effectively.

Striking Wallpaper

Striking Wallpaper

Graphic Escher tiles by Amethyst Artisan and Scalamandré's exemplary Zebras backdrop hoist this current children's shower in a Manhattan apartment embellished by Miles Redd.

Poppy Accents

Poppy Accents

Designer T. Keller Donovan revamped the kitchen in his Florida home, going for a basic, all-white look. He included a fly of shading with Marais stools from Design Within Reach.

Playful Chinoiserie

Playful Chinoiserie

Designer Ashley Whittaker supplanted clinical roof high white tile with whimsical Asian-themed backdrop (lampshades emulate the red parasols) and a fake bamboo mirror.

French Provincial

French Provincial

This visitor room of this house, designed by Tom Scheerer, takes its French Provincial flavor from Quadrille's Lafayette toile de Jouy on the walls.

Crimson Layers

Crimson Layers

Lively scenes and striking backdrop reds, in addition to an eye-getting blood red shade, divert consideration from the cumbersome space designer Meg Braff needed to work with.

Rustic Wood

Rustic Wood

The young men's bathroom in a Lake Tahoe home designed by Matt O'Dorisio has an expansive trough sink and a pendant from Schoolhouse Electric Supply and Co. In any case, it's the dark red stockpiling pieces that draw the most attention.

Reds and Greens

Reds and Greens

Designer Allison Paladino made an oceanfront Palm Beach house that is bright, upbeat and brimming with vitality. In the little girl's bedroom, she restricted the palette to reds, greens and tans, yet gives alert: "I figure you shouldn't utilize an excessive number of hues when you're working with striking shades."

Reds and Greens

Chinois Wallpaper

In the TriBeCa hang that mold designer Beth Blake imparts to her significant other and two kids, designer Steven Sclaroff shrouded the bathroom in a splendid backdrop "in the soul of the vestibule," Jardin Chinois by Christopher Norman.

Playful Pops

Playful Pops

Decorator Kathryn M. Ireland redesigns her Santa Monica kitchen in just shy of three weeks.


Patriotic Touches

The vast visitor room in this Charlotte, North Carolina, house required realistic punch, so designer Lindsey Coral Harper began with the Stark cover, and finished with the Greek Key pendant light from C. Chime.

Playful Pops

Cozy Neutrals

This new conventional kitchen stays with a generally nonpartisan palette and gives flies of red stand a chance to out on the window medicines and seat cushions.

Mixed Patterns

Mixed Patterns

In this Hamptons bedroom, designer Lisa McFadden utilized two exuberant texture designs from Designers Guild to mix shading into a generally all-white palette.

Casual and Classic Kitchen

Eclectic Chairs

In a Los Angeles kitchen that goes back to the 1920s, designer Peter Dunham painted American axle seats a distinctive post-box red — Benjamin Moore's Moroccan Red — and utilized French mechanical metal pendants from Bourgeois Bohème to light the table and island. "The kitchen is exceptionally conventional," he says. "I required the shading and patina to liven it up."

Accent Shelving

Accent Shelving

Traditional Falun red paint on the scenery of inherent racks adds warmth and dynamic quality to this Swedish home's living room. Designer Marshall Watson disseminates red accents all through whatever is left of the room to adjust it out.

Red Stripe Bathroom

Dramatic Stripes

Since this Beverly Hills apartment has just a single bathroom, it likewise needs to work as the powder room, so designer Joe Nye needed it to be "somewhat emotional, and as rich as could be expected under the circumstances." He secured the dividers with Cowtan and Tout's Laurent Stripe in Red and Gold and hung a nineteenth century mirror.

Rustic Red Kitchen

Rustic Walls

In this Long Island kitchen in a former camp cabin, designer Amanda Kyser picked Benjamin Moore's Merlot Red. It sets off the white dishware, which was rescued from a French ocean side lodging that was being torn down.

Red Statement Stove

Statement Stove

Designers Carey Maloney and Hermes Mallea made an energetic kitchen in a New York town house. The Burgundy La Cornue Chateau 150 territory is the kitchen's point of convergence and centerpiece. "Everything else retreats away from plain sight," Maloney says. "I mean take a gander at that stove doing its thing — you needn't bother with any more statements."

Playful Chinoiserie

Patterned Linens

This red and white sheet material by Pottery Barn includes only a trace of shading to this all-white bedroom.

Powder Room with Red Accents

Floral Accents

Because an entire second shower likewise fills in as the powder room in this house, designer Joe Nye introduced a scaled down "steward's plate" weighed down with pleasantries to enchant guests.

Red and White Kitchen

Checkered Backsplash

Cheery red-and-white tiles from Craftsman Court Ceramics are set off by dull soapstone ledges in this Arizona kitchen by Dana Lyon. Shades in Ralph Lauren's Brass Lantern Ticking in Red (swung sideways to make the border).

Casual Red Bathroom

Striped Rug

In this all-white shower, a red striped floor covering gives the space a strong point of convergence and lights up everything up. Design advisor Ellen O'Neill included points of interest and frill all through the Bridgehampton, New York, house — like this canvas sling seat — to keep an easygoing vibe.

Indian Inspired Red Bedroom

Indian Textiles

The exposed overhang bed in this chic Malibu home is a custom piece by designer Micheal W. Smith. White cotton bed materials are from Scandia Down and the bed's Indian material is from the customers' gathering.

Sultry Red Bedroom

Dramatic Panels

In the sentimental main bedroom of this Maryland home, flower bed hangings and window boards are Fragrance by Sanderson. The Nettie Darr table at the foot of the bed is by designer Barry Dixon for Mike Reid Weeks.

Fanciful Powder Room

Deco Wallpaper

In a Santa Monica house, Michael S. Smith chose Shanghai Deco backdrop in red from Clarence House to include a whimsical touch in the powder room.

Red Toile Guest Bedroom

Toile Upholstery

Design advisor Ellen O'Neill exhibits the milder side of red in a Bridgehampton, New York, house. "It's helpful to have four bedrooms with a similar shading plan," she says. "With regards to sheets, I simply purchase anything with red in it. So everything works in any room." Vintage red-checked sheet material from the Paris insect showcase echoes the red-checked window-shade texture from Ralph Lauren.

Glam Bedroom

Glam Headboard

"I anticipate a recovery of sexy, smooth 1930s-style glitz. Upholstered decorations will have awe-inspiring shapes in light of the fact that serious, super-current moderation is worn out. Individuals need to feel comfortable and attractive," designer Milly De Cabrol says of this bedroom.

Red Canopy Bed

Bold Canopy

A visitor room bed, designed by Charles Ramberg, refreshes a Shaker great with additional tall Chinese-red posts.

Cozy Kitchen

Accent Corner

The kitchen in this Vermont house is just 88 square feet, however Studio Due originators Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber experience no difficulty cooking meals for 25. Heekin trusts the best piece of engaging for visitors is "that mutual minute that an awesome supper or lunch can give."

French Inspired Red Kitchen

French Linens

Vaughan's Pagoda red tole lamp gets the hues in the portieres, made with Bailey and Griffin's Canton Toile in Cherry Vanilla, supported with Brunschwig and Fils' Paola fabric check in Pepper Red. The Minton-Spidell stools in this Houston kitchen are canvassed in Brunschwig and Fils' La Mer in Pompeian Red.

Red Maple Bathroom

Moody Ambiance

Sleek highlights are decoration enough for lacquered colored maple framing and cabinetwork in this bathroom, as designer David Easton demonstrates in this tribute to luxury modernity.

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