One of the time-honored color combinations: blue and white. Cool and calming, a blue and white room always looks sophisticated and is easy to recreate at home.
Above: A bath by New York firm Murphy Burnham & Buttrick.
Above: In a home on the Swedish archipelago, via Skona Hem.
Above: A bedroom spotted on Emma’s Designblogg.
Above: A room at the Anemi Hotel on the island of Folegandros in the Cyclades, designed by Stavros Papagiannis.
Above: A couch draped in hand-blocked fabrics and pillows from Les Indiennes.
Above: Designer Tom Scheerer’s own kitchen on the Bahamas.
For specific blue paint color ideas, see Remodelista’s post, Palette & Paints: Pale Blues.