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3 Interior Designers on How to Use Color to Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Learn how to incorporate color in your home from the best designers in the business.

Sebastian Wrong, London-based furniture and product designer
"It's easy to make a big difference with something like a cushion, since the cost is low compared to the cost of a new sofa. You can spend $200 to improve the state of your sofa with cushions, rather than spending $3,000."


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Leon Ransmeier, American industrial designer
"Sometimes I end up using color in my home by accident, through small, utilitarian objects that are brightly colored—like an orange extension cord—and that brings me great joy."


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Stefan Scholten, cofounder of dutch product-design studio Scholten & Baijings
"Start by collecting images of color from magazines, pinning them to an inspiration board, then translating that into wall paint. You can always repaint a wall. It's the only way to learn."


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Photos, from top: courtesy of e15/Northern Icon, Martin Kreuzer and MoMA, Montrose. Illustrations by Senem Oezdogan.
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