Color Crush: Bring Warmth To Your Rooms With Ochre
Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now.
A marriage of yellow and orangey-brown, ochre has a richness that feels just as sumptuous on a mod settee as it does tinting Venetian glass accessories. When paired with terracottas, pretty pinks or deep blues, ochre’s radiant warmth really shines.
Pair a mustard-hued headboard and blanket with vintage white walls, cream sheets and buttery brass.
For a different — but equally bold — take on the ochre headboard, a botanical wallpaper with flecks of this sunny hue adds even more personality to the principal bedroom.
Ugandan baskets — both in black and white and a mellow yellow — create an eye-catching 3D display in this global guest bedroom.
At Heckfield Place, the Ochre Room’s burnished yellow walls and ochre-painted cabinet and radiators create a cocooning effect.
A fresh coat of Behr’s Leisure (S-H-360) — which oozes autumnal warmth and comfort — draws the eye to the rustic architectural details of this patinated home.
Designer Theresa Casey (pictured) didn’t shy away from color in this gallery-inspired living room. A pair of ochre Warren Platner-designed armchairs double as art.