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Artful Palette

Dark walls benefit from a pop of colour — or two!

A rich wall colour, such as Rockies Brown (2107-30) by Benjamin Moore, creates the perfect bold backdrop for a shocking pink sofa and acid-green side table in this living room. A small-scale original painting looks right at home when hung near a personality-filled tabletop vignette.

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  • Photographer: Ted Yarwood
  • Source: House & Home January 2009 issue
  • Products: An Enjoyment of Enjoyabilities by Michael Adamson (abstract over chest), Moore Gallery; chairs, throw pillows, TM Design; flowers, Emblem; wall colour, Rockies Brown (2107-30), Benjamin Moore; mirror, Elte.
  • Designer: Timothy Mather

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