blue, yellow, concrete: varied textures in the light | Ray Kappe (+ the drawing behind the bed)

At architect Ray Kappe's home in Los Angeles, built-ins abound and include a perfectly sized sleeping nook. Photo by João Canziani. This originally appeared in Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles.

Modern blue living room  Contrasting colours are a great way to make a statement. Large dark coloured areas, like ultramarine or even black, need bright coloured accessories to draw attention to key elements.

Lavish Brighton penthouse on the market for £700,000, but it has a HUGE secret

Farrow & Ball Pitch Blue

farrow and ball pitch blue - idea to paint interior of family room built ins.

whats not love about this living space? the amazing wood walls and reach for the sky ceilings, there is also the fabulous Chandelier, gorgeous teal blue curtains and the rich orange wingback chair that draw my eyes to this room.

Jonathan Adler designed house in Palm Springs. Is that a crystal ship chandelier? I love it and the colors in this room.

Great nursery

I love the curtain above the crib and the tree in the corner. love the whole idea of a sophisticated babies room!

François Catroux design | in the drawing room of Lauren Santo Domingo in Paris | photo: Oberto Gili for Vogue US, September 2012

Interiors: Lauren Santo Domingo's Paris Duplex

Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you've closed the windows, the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. To get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart. ~Desmond Tutu

Curtains blowing in the wind are one of my very favorite things.

brown leather couch + gray walls + black & white striped rug

Inspiration: leather couch + b&w rug + pops of blue eclectic family room by Tara Bussema