The trend for designing homes with a move away from neutral spaces, towards bringing enlivening color, is steadily growing. This color movement isn't about fleeting Instagram trends, though; it's about bringing brightness into your life to uplift your mood and add joy to a space to positively impact everyday life.
By exploring 20 of the world's most inspiring, colorful homes and talking to interior designers, stylists, tastemakers and creatives, Amy explains how they incorporate color into their projects, and what their tips can teach us about embracing color, too.
Amy Moorea Wong is an interior design journalist with a decade of experience in contemporary editorial, previously Features Editor at ELLE Decoration and News Editor at Livingetc. She writes on a range of modern design topics from news and interior zeitgeist to beautiful properties and innovative products, regularly interviewing established designers and highlighting up-and-coming names. Her Instagram account dramatically explores the contrast between using bold colours and pale tones in the home, and she is deeply interested in how colour in the home impacts mood and wellbeing, how it can be used in surprising and unusual ways, and making adding brightness to the home a less scary prospect.