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The Endless Possibilities of White

The Endless Possibilities of White

Never underestimate the power of white. With an ability to be warm or cool and everywhere in between, this color can transform a room in the most unassuming way. Here are a few of our favorite uses of white at Remodelista; from a sugary coat on walls to the warm ivory of a natural fabric accessory.

Above: The white background in this simple bathroom in Australia allows the few design elements–a cross medicine cabinet, a pendant light and a round mirror–to stand out and punctuate the space.

Above: If the traditional beer garden table colors (green metal and wood) do not prove flattering for a certain space, consider painting it white like this one seen via Light Locations.

Above: This collection of empty vintage frames painted white creates an artistic visual full of depth and context, proving less is more. Image via Yatzer.

Above: In the Dutch home of textile artist Paula Leen, raw elements are softened by a light background. Here, a wash of bright white paint on the bricks accentuates the natural ivory of the wool sheep cover.

Above: At the Anthem Cafe & Bar in Tokyo, a collection of wine bottles spray-painted matte white creates a minimal accent on the shelves.

For more ideas on incorporating white, check out Remodelista’s posts White Painted Floors, White Cafe Tables and Casa Angelina in Amalfi.

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1:52PM PDT on Apr 15, 2014

Nice. Thanks for sharing.

10:33PM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

Yes this looks beautiful! Thank You

6:46PM PDT on May 6, 2012

i love white

3:52PM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

thank you

5:37AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

I did not know there was such a color as white until they let me out of my white rubber room, and the lovely Kodachrome world revealed itself to me for the very first time!

1:36AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing :)

6:57PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

I especially like the textures like the brick with white. It adds interest.

2:05PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

looks so nice yet so simple.

1:26AM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Simplicity works! I love the idea of white bottles reused as decor

9:02PM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Since I use so much color in other elements, white walls work best.

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