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Ten rooms that make intelligent use of the “surprising pink concept”

An inside design development born out of a viral TikTok video, championing the addition of pink “in locations the place it has no enterprise”, is the main target of our newest lookbook.

The “surprising pink concept” was coined by Brooklyn-based inside designer Taylor Migliazzo Simon in a video that has had over 900,000 views on TikTok.

Simon describes it as “including something that is pink, large or small, to a room the place it would not match in any respect” with the consequence that “it mechanically seems to be higher”.

The speculation means that pink is as versatile as a impartial color as a result of it may work in virtually any palette of colors and supplies, both as an accent or complementary tone.

Right here, we have a look at 10 residence and resort interiors that present the way it’s accomplished, both within the type of architectural fittings and finishes like a balustrade or flooring floor or within the type of assertion furnishings.

That is the newest in our lookbooks sequence, which offers visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks that includes houses with indoor slides, vibrant renovations and modern New York Metropolis lofts.

Hotel Saint Vincent
Picture is by Douglas Friedman

Lodge Saint Vincent, USA, by Lambert McGuire Design

Pink is paired with shades of gray and purple within the bedrooms of this resort in New Orleans, designed by Lambert McGuire Design, which occupies a former Nineteenth-century toddler asylum.

The color may be discovered on a variety of components, throughout furnishings and textiles, with key items together with the pink velvet mattress upholstery. The general impact heightens the sinister environment conjured by the constructing’s historical past.

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Walled Garden by Nimtim Architects
Picture is by Jim Stephenson

Walled Backyard, UK, by Nimtim Architects

A heat palette of pure supplies characterises the inside of this London home extension designed by Nimtim Architects, aside from an announcement eating desk.

This desk options 4 outsized columnar legs with a shiny pink end, offering a visible focus for the room.

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Bowler James Brindley transforms 19th-century palace into W Budapest

W Budapest, Hungary, by Bowler James Brindley and Bánáti + Hartvig

The W Lodge in Budapest is housed inside a grand neo-Renaissance palace, so interiors studios Bowler James Brindley and Bánáti + Hartvig selected a lot of the particulars based mostly on the prevailing structure.

This led them to mix cool shades of blue, turquoise and inexperienced with golden particulars. However in addition they added a sequence of curved pink sofas and tables, which lead to a extra playful really feel.

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Salmela Architect's House for Beth in Wisconsin

Home for Beth, USA, by Salmela Architect

With a sequence of timber-framed home windows, the view takes centre stage in the lounge of this rural Wisconsin residence designed by Salmela Architect.

The room is in any other case quite simple in its decor, however red-painted eating chairs forestall it from feeling too minimal.

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Interior of The Secret Garden Flat by Nic Howett Architect
Picture is by Henry Woide

The Secret Backyard Flat, UK, by Nic Howett Architect

Pink flooring and partitions each characteristic on this renovated London residence designed by Nic Howett Architect.

The color offers a heat counterpoint to the darkish blue flooring and curtains that additionally punctuate the uncovered wooden inside.

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Trikoupi apartment by Point Supreme
Picture is by Yannis Drakoulidis

Trikoupi House, Greece, by Level Supreme Architects

Pink and inexperienced ought to by no means be seen collectively, or so the saying goes. Level Supreme Architects challenged that rule with this residence inside in Athens.

Standing in entrance of a stained inexperienced plywood storage wall, a kitchen island topped with pink Corian turns into the room’s standout characteristic.

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Maryland House

Maryland Home, UK, by Remi Connolly-Taylor

London-based designer Remi Connolly-Taylor confirmed how pink and gold may be paired on this design for her personal London home and studio.

A folded, perforated staircase in pink powder-coated metal offers a counterpoint to the golden kitchen cupboards, making an announcement within the in any other case minimal, white inside.

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Cowley Manor Experimental, UK, by Dorothée Meilichzon

Designed by Dorothée Meilichzon of French interiors studio Chzon, this resort within the Cotswolds exhibits a method of making use of the surprising pink concept to a rest room.

Constructing on a refined Alice in Wonderland theme, a number of the pink-walled visitor bogs characteristic shiny pink lacquered bathtubs.

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Studio Terpeluk Redwood House

Redwood Home, USA, by Studio Terpeluk

This rest room, positioned in a Noe Valley residence designed by Studio Terpeluk, exhibits tips on how to apply the surprising pink concept with only one small piece of furnishings.

A mid-century-style stool provides a vibrant accent to the muted pink tone of the partitions.

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Residential courtyard in a concrete home with planting and red chairs

Casa Pousos, Portugal, by Bak Gordon Arquitectos

A courtyard divides the 2 concrete buildings that kind this Lisbon residence designed by Bak Gordon Arquitectos.

The area may need felt stark if it weren’t for the addition of two vibrant pink lounge chairs.

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That is the newest in our lookbooks sequence, which offers visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks that includes houses with indoor slides, vibrant renovations and modern New York Metropolis lofts.


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