Red is as exciting a color as it is passionate. This decoration classic must be handled with care to appreciate all its splendor. If it is not tempered, it can quickly get bored. It warms up the atmosphere and it is as luxurious as it is chic! Dynamic, it is not an easy shade to bring into the rooms. It is best to arrange it in small notes and make sure that it is perfectly in harmony with the other tones.
1. A timeless shade, but delicate to use
The first thing to know about red is its aggressive, mega dynamic and stimulating side. Therefore, certain tones are to be reserved exclusively for living rooms and to be avoided in the bedroom or the bathroom. But rest assured, if you are a real fan of this colorway and want to stick it all over the place, you just have to be careful.
The red / white, red / black marriages and even the three colors are totally has-been, in addition to having been seen and reviewed and therefore without much interest today. Red goes well with materials like waxed concrete or wood and with hues like pink, khaki or peacock blue. These alliances immediately give a more refined and contemporary side to your interior.
2. Red plays with materials
When red plays with materials, the result is often stunning. Like many colors, red expresses itself perfectly through different materials such as brick, wool, tadelakt, linen, cement tiles, for their very stylish touch …
3. Red and linen, beige or white
Because of the power of this color, pairing it with white, linen or beige can calm things down and add softness. It comes in different decorative styles, even if the first atmosphere that comes to mind when we talk about this wedding is the ethnic decor . Put white and other natural and neutral shades on walls or large areas and then add red in small notes. You can also light up a fairly bright or deep red wall with a linen-covered bed or sofa.
4. Red and blue: a dynamic association
If this association may seem a little old-fashioned, outdated and classic, it is not in fact! And if you like color, this marriage will inevitably seduce you. To energize a space, bet on a slightly bright red and opt for either a deep blue, but bright, or a light blue. On a blue wall, a beautiful armchair or a red sofa will stand out perfectly and will be highlighted. Your room immediately exudes good humor and cheerfulness.
5. Red and green: for a cocooning interior
Red and green is a combination that may seem a bit daring and yet you will not regret it. Obviously as always with red, you have to stay subtle and mix the two shades well. Preferably bet on green on a wall and use red on furniture or small accessories. Choose a slightly faded red with a patina rather than a bright red if you want to create a soft harmony. Dark green and red tones are ideal for the very cocooning look . With a lighter green, you opt for freshness, it will then be accompanied by a slightly bright red. On the furniture side, the Nordic inspiration is very interesting, but you can also choose a rather dark wood or even furniture in natural materials.
6. Small touches of blue
A few small touches of a distinct blue blend with this deep red sofa with a very contemporary design.
7. Midnight blue with red
A midnight blue with an almost burgundy red and immediately your atmosphere becomes chic and elegant!
8. A touch of red, on the curtains for example
Red and white living room with white sofas and a glass coffee table for an elegant and dynamic room. For a red decor, you don’t necessarily need to paint the whole room red, just use red decorative elements like light fixtures, rugs, cushions etc. You can choose several shades of red. A red-orange combination is also sublime.
9. A red carpet and curtains as the focal point of the room is absolutely stunning
Red curtains in the living room with its wall behind the sofa representing a tree for an original and warm atmosphere.
10. A light fixture is an easy way to add the color red to your decor
Gray and white living room with a red lamp to brighten up the room, its gray designer sofas and its elegant and noble wooden floor.
11. A dark red goes sumptuously with the furniture
Red and brown living room with a hanging lamp in chromed stainless steel, its white sofas and its soft light for a calm and comfortable setting. Because red is a very powerful color, it shouldn’t be overwhelming in your decor. You need to make sure you find the perfect balance between red and other colors that you will be using.
12. Red carpet
Living room full of storage with its wicker baskets inlaid in the library and its comfortable armchairs. A red carpet stands out in a very nice way in the decoration.
13. Red, brown and apple green living room
Red, brown and apple green living room in a classic setting with its period armchairs for a calm, comfortable and warm atmosphere.
14. Red with classic decoration
Living room with its large carpet, its cream-colored vaulted ceiling, its classic decoration for a cozy, warm and spacious atmosphere.
15. Red and cream living room
Red and cream living room with its fireplace in a recess in red bricks, its oriental carpet and its checkered windows. Red goes perfectly with earthy colors and redwood.
16. Red and orange-yellow living room
Red and orange-yellow living room with its furniture and cushions with simple patterns for an authentic, warm, open and energizing decor. A very beautiful combination of shades of red and very beautiful and very simple patterns. You can use this template for a decor that stands out.
17. Curtains and red carpets, a perfect choice
Living room with its curtains and red carpet surrounded by specially designed sofas with orange-colored cushions. Comfort, warmth and calm.
18. Living room with red walls
Living room with red walls and gray carpet in a colorful setting as much by the furniture as by the decorative elements. Red can be used on the walls as long as the rest of the decoration is neutral. These different colors are unified by red.
19. Living room with its red sofas
Modern and dynamic living room with its red sofas, dark gray blue curtains and gold plated picture frames. A modern living room should be dynamic. A red sofa brings just the perfect touch of dynamism. For a more elaborate decor, combine red, blue and pastel tones. It is also advisable to use neutral tones in combination with a color as strong as red.
20. A more traditional decor with accents of red
Textures and red color combine perfectly Combined with white and black, red stands out perfectly. You can also use red with the colors brown and blue for a more traditional look. Red and orange are also a very beautiful marriage. By using red for your decoration, your interior can be warm, dynamic and welcoming at the same time.