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Styleguide: Neutral and Neon

In Uncategorized on April 29, 2009 at 7:22 pm
This interior is a bit too neon. Imagine just one piece set against something very neutral and soothing.
Image marieclairemaison.com
Again, a lot of color going on, but it looks good.
Image via apartmenttherapy.com

Neon and Neutral done right
Image via cocokelley

Perfection: A Dose of Neon
Neutral and Neon: A perfect combination
Both Fashion Images: Simon Burstall for NY Times

As a general rule of thumb, home decor trends usually follow fashion trends or vice versa. (Ikat comes to mind) Lately, fashion is steering toward acid neon colors reminiscent of the eighties. The new way to wear these colors is to set them against a neutral backdrop and just have a shot of bright color peeking through. Something to think about when decorating a space…neutral backdrop with a shot of color.

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