White is the colour of purity and perfection. Any colour goes with white, but should you have an all-white interior? Well, the short answer is yes! All-white interiors are timeless, white walls highlight architectural features and white decor makes homes feel larger and more spacious. For art lovers, there is no better background than a clean white one–just ask a gallery owner. Some people might think that white is an unimaginative choice but any colour decor can bring about a boring result. The truth is that white interiors preserve design clarity. A clean white slate offers the opportunity to toy with furniture shape, texture and lighting design without distraction

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Whether calming or dramatic, depending on which shade you choose, blue decor is a sure crowd pleaser. Blue reminds us nature loving humans of our mighty ocean and of clear skies, which is why it fits so well into our interior living spaces too. To nurture this connection with open air and open spaces, we’re featuring three different home tours that employ breezy blue accent decor and clear glass walls to harness that feeling of boundaryless freedom. We’ll see how even small studio apartments can be opened up with brilliant blue elements and a glass wall bedroom, and how Meditteranean blue moments can warm a concrete shell.

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Bright blue and grey decor fills these three small home interiors with a cool and breezy vibe. These chilled interior designs come along with warm accents to build spaces that feel welcoming and homey. Rattan pendant shades, natural timber elements and floors, and even some splashes of gold and red turn up the heat. A scattering of indoor plants add another beat of colour to the palette, and paint a picture of a more lived in, more loved place. Modern furniture silhouettes and stylish light choices come together in bold and confident arrangements that make the most of the compact quarters they are assigned to.

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Colour bleeds from artwork into the interiors of these São Paulo homes, pooling into accent furniture, upholstery and decor. While there is emphasis on art toys, figurines, modern sculpture and wall art, the interiors have become living masterpieces in their own right. The blaze of hot colour accents is cooled with raw concrete. A sobering grey backdrop prevents the riot of multicolour from appearing childish or circus-like, and instils a sophisticated thread of cohesivity. Each home has been expertly designed by Guilherme Torres to be both fun and fierce, youthful yet structured. Layouts are skillfully curated to let each artful piece of design to have its moment to shine.

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Cool grey, white and pale wood unite modern minimalist spaces in these two fresh home tours. Distinctive furniture causes visual pit stops amid the smooth neutral tones and soft plant accents. With pieces so unusual, it is fitting for the decor to play second fiddle and not noisily compete. Lines are crisp, but ribbed finishes bring added visual interest so that the pale palette does not fall flat. There is a little more colour at play in home number two, giving it just a touch of higher energy to suit its young family of homeowners. However, this is a super sophisticated family abode for a minimalist mindset and discerning taste.

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