The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red

Do you love the look of Global Style Design? It is filled with rich colors, exotic designs, and hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space.

Is red your favorite color?

Red is often associated with love, passion, fire and heat, strength, power, courage,  vibrant energy, and excitement.

Red can be dramatic when used in your décor.

Like all colors, red means different things in different cultures. Often, when you see red as a color in a country’s flag,  it is often an important color in that culture.

One thing is for sure.  Red is not a  boring color and can make a dramatic statement. Be bold and use it as your primary color or as an accent.

Get the Look with a Great Red Paint Color

Get the look of various global styles with a great red paint color combined with global style rugs, pillows, art, and lighting. See examples of some of my Edesigns below. I share some of the products I used to help you get the look. Most contain affiliate links, meaning I make a small commission if you buy something for sharing with you at no additional cost to you.

Shades of Red in Mexican Style Design

Shades of red are prevalent in Mexican Style Design.

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Red is often used in Mexican Style design. Edesign and original fractal art by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design.

Shades of Red in Turkish Style Design

Shades of red are often used in Turkish-style designs.

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design
The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign and original fractal art by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

Shades of Red in Modern Global Styles

Modern global styles are clean and uncluttered, with more straight lines but mixed with patterns and textures from a variety of countries in the rugs, pillows and often the art.

Notice how the same room looks very different by using different shades of red for the wall color.

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

See how the whole look changes by changing the paint color and trying a different shade of red.

 

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design
The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design
The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

Or change the look by changing your art, as in my Edesign below highlighting a beautiful painting by artist Brooke Harker, called All Roads Lead. See or purchase her work on her website. This is an example of one of her cityscapes that she loves to paint, recording the connections between people as witnesses in a moment.

Brooke Harker painting, All Roads Lead
Brooke Harker original painting, "All Roads Lead".
Brooke Harker painting, All Roads Lead
Brooke Harker original painting, "All Roads Lead".

Here is another example using a shade of red, Passionate by Sherwin Williams on the walls while also using red accents in the rug, pillows, and furnishings. Softer shades of reds and pinks are more relaxing for use in bedrooms.

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

Are You Ready to See the Beauty of Red in Your Home?

Are you ready to create your perfect space with Global Style design? Let’s tell your unique story and find the alignment of art, science, and energy that makes you happy.  Let me help you take that trip to your perfect space in a Ferrari instead of a stagecoach. Try my Aligned Design consultation and let’s get started.

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The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red
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Mary Ann Benoit

President- Northern Lights Home Staging and Design Owner- Arctic Paradise Bed and Breakfast Artist- Stained Glass, Jewelry and Alcohol Ink Art Wildlife Biologist Director- Kaleido World Percussion and Dance Company Director- Tavus Dance Company of Alaska Lover of music, art, dance and animals.

12 thoughts on “The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red”

  1. I love the energy red brings to a room, even though I am a blue-green girl at heart :). The room, the house, and the preferences of the occupants always set the color story for me.

    1. Thanks, so true. So many things to consider, but finding colors that the occupants love is at the top of the list:)

  2. Red is certainly a strong color. I love how you showed the same room with several wall colors and how that color can completely change the feel of the space.

  3. I love the way you show the same room with different shades of red. While I am not a personal fan of red (I don’t believe I have any of it in my own home), I love how you have shown the potential for me.

    1. Thanks so much. It really is amazing how different the room looks by changing the color, especially the contrast between the pink and the deep rich reds.

  4. Loved reading about your red inspiration, and your variety of images is great! Seeing is believing, well done Mary Ann!

    1. Thank you! It was such a pleasure to design this room around your beautiful art! So colorful and full of energy. I hope people will check out your website and see all the amazing works of art you have there!

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