Lifestyle images scanned from Red, March 2012 and styled by Mary Norden, assisted by Sarah Keady | Photography by Polly Wreford
Products: Orange: throw, candle, table | Yellow: pendant, paint, bowl | Pink: lamp, chair, table
As the snow flurries fell peacefully (but very heavily!) in London last weekend, I let the Homes pages of the March Red magazine transport to me the sunshine filled days of spring. Their ‘pretty modern’ story demonstrated a variety of ways to combine bright hues of orange, yellow and pink. The key when combining these three colours is pick two ‘hero’ hues from the palette, mixing in the third sparingly to break the balance. This is seen above in the yellow vase on the dining table, breaking the pink and orange hues of the table cloth; or upon the orange Jonathan Adler chair where various shades of yellow throws are juxtaposed with a standalone pink cushion. This sunny palette is perfect for adding a lift to a pared back, modern space for the coming season. I liked it so much, I couldn’t help but pick products to match the look from three high street stores. What’s inspiring you about this shoot, friends?
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Will Taylor

Will lives in NYC and is an interior design author and content creator. He's been blogging about his love of design, style and travel since 2009. His #MakeYouSmileStyle approach to decorating and dressing has inspired over one million Instagram uploads to the hashtag from followers across the world.

34 Comments

  1. This is one of my all time favorite color combos. It's so happy and fun, how could you not love it?!

  2. OMGosh Mr. Bazaar. Just the kind of post to start a week off brilliant. The second image need to relocate to my bedroom pronto! And the diamond pink+yellow art work in image 4 would make such a lovely wallpaper too. I wish I could have added it to one of my recent looks for hgtv.com.

    Hope you and Bright Bazaar readers have a great week ahead!

    PS: Thank you for the gorgeous postcard from France! I stuck it in a frame and hung it on my postcard art wall in my office.

  3. I love that color palette! Perfect for feeling like spring is just around the corner! Those rugs and that chair! Delightful!

  4. Pink and yellow, and pink and orange, often end up looking like a teenage room disaster so it's lovely to see some creative, contemporary variations of the colour scheme! 🙂

  5. i would never think to group these colors but i'm really loving it! that table cloth in the first image is brilliant–would love to DIY that! such a fantastic and color-filled post as always, will. thanks for the inspiration!
    j.

  6. oh my, i'm in love with this colour palette and would adapt in a heartbeat. totally screaming spring 😉 the second picture is my fave: neutral colours “pimped” with those lovely & springy hues. Will, thanks for putting spring back on my mind after all this snow and ice cold weather. xo, helene

  7. Love these candy colors layered together…what's even more amazing is when they're mixed in with some inky dark walls…Hi gloss navy for a super chic effect! Spring can't come soon enough it seems…beautifully inspired collection!

    xo-Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture.com

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Hey, I'm Will

Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.