Posted on Tue, 6 Feb 2007 by midcenturyjo

Red – brave, warm, extrovert, hearty, enveloping, dramatic, evocative of all things oriental and at times a little naughty. Are you up for it?



O Interiors Burnham Design
Dragonette Decorative Arts New York Social Diary
Stylecraft Kelly Wearstler

The following amazing picture from Metropolitan Home was just sent to me by Peggy, who thought it would be a great addition to this post. Thanks Peggy!


gosh, that Burnham Design pic is a home office? too gorgeous, but I want it!! 🙂

kim. says:

I love that office too. Maybe if I had an office that nice I’d actually keep it tidy! I am not a big fan of red – but these pictures are gorgeous!

casapinka says:

I was just commenting over at ABT that I think coral is getting ready to come into its own, and here you are with this post. I wonder if some panels like in the Wearstler photo would be easy to rig?
Look at that chandy. Now that is serious. LOVE IT

stef says:

i thoroughly enjoyed this post because red is my favorite color. love the belle pics esp on the left. i was just eyeing a chair like that in target – reproduction. and red barcelonas are brilliant!

kim. says:

I adore those Belle pics too! The colours are really eye-catching. And that’s the first time I’ve seen barcelonas in red.

Peggy says:

Should probably mention that the wonderful red dining room is by the amazing designer Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz.

Love your site!

EVA says:

I really like that strong red decoration in interios spaces…red is not my favorite color but look so great in tha images.

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