3) Orange: Balcony Sunset This warm orange brings us to a happy place. A vibrant orange like Balcony Sunset is both cozy and energizing. It's a trip around the world to an Amalfi sunset or a Delhi spice market, and it's a crackling fireplace near a comfy sofa. Bonus: warm colors like this one cast a flattering glow onto the skin. Your walls look good, and so do you.
In the living area of a home in Lake Tahoe, California, designer Will Wick updates the traditional mountain retreat with dark stone floors contrasted with whitewashed cedar walls and pale curtains in Altizer & Co. linen. Leather club chairs, Restoration Hardware's Dutch Industrial coffee table, and blackened steel accents add earthy touches to the restrained palette. - HouseBeautiful.com
Living Room Color Ideas That Feel Anything But Ordinary
When designer Justine Cushing moved in her New York apartment in 1970, she had the living room walls painted a custom orange — a color she has never considered changing. It's a dynamic backdrop for artworks by her grandfather, Howard Gardiner Cushing, and a red lacquer chinoiserie desk that is a family heirloom.