These short winter days have us longing for the colors of spring and the promise of a little more light at the end of each day. Today, with heavy rain clouds looming overhead, we're inspired by Stefan Behlauand and his BANZAI collection seen here. His exploration of color and spirited approach have noticeably brightened our moods. 

Hopefully we can brighten your day as well with these vibrant and playful pieces.

Above: Walter Knoll 'Egon' Lounge Chair & Ottoman, Ligne Roset 'Togo' Sectional, and MDF Italia 'La Table Basse' Coffee table.
Art courtesy of D2 Art.

Above: Cassina 'LC5.F' Sofa, Vintage Side Chairs, B&B Italia 'Solo' Coffee Table, and Furstenburg vases. Art courtesy of D2 Art.

Above: Vitra 'Panton' Chair, DWR Trapeze Desk, and Yamagiwa 'Geon' Desk Lamp.

Above: B&B Italia 'Tulip' Chair, Vitra 'Panton' Chair, B&B Italia 'J.J.' Chair, and Kartell 'Mademoiselle' Chair in Missoni fabric.

For some inspiration on how to add color to your home.

The William in NYC is a favorite of ours. With its bright monochromatic colors, stepping through it's front door always lifts our mood. 

Australian design blog Yellowtrace shares their 2016 color forecast

Even our favorite Vincent Van Duysen, who is known for reducing his interiors to their essence, adds  little color in his own home with an oversized geometric rug and other small pops of color throughout.

We've been following the work local designer and architect Barbara Bestor for years now. Her artful eye for adding color has turned our heads more than once.

July 11, 2022