When employed effectively, a white palette can open up a room, create an inviting space, and provide a platform from which furniture, art, and accessories can really pop
With bright-white walls and undressed windows, Ralph and Ricky Lauren's light-filled Fifth Avenue apartment epitomizes minimalist style. The custom-made sectional, cocktail table, and leather-upholstered carbon-fiber chairs are all by .
In a charming Connecticut home, white walls and furnishings let art and accessories take center stage. The space is bold and colorful with rich Chinese porcelain panels on the walls and mismatched throw pillows.
Actress Meg Ryan's airy white living room on Martha's Vineyard, which she designed with , sets the tone for breezy beachside living. The custom-made light fixture is from , the sofas are upholstered in a clean Rogers & Goffigon linen, and the cocktail table is by .
With its shimmering neutral palette and an eclectic mix of vintage finds, the living area of fashion guru Keni Valenti's apartment takes Miami Beach style to elegant new heights. The cocktail table is 1970s Karl Springer, the tufted chair is from the '40s, and the vintage chaise and sofa are by .
In a Manhattan apartment designed by , a white living space is infused with a graphic dose of color thanks to artist Ellsworth Kelly's Black/White. The sofa and Bridgewater chairs are by , and the antique Persian Khorasan carpet is from .
You'd be hard-pressed to find a drop of color in this living space decorated by . The Chelsea loft gains glamour from surfaces and textures, including a h cream-color rug, Lucite chairs, and a lacquered credenza by the designer.
In the modern living room of architect , a bright-white wall of plaster and plywood is softened with cutout gold-leaf niches. The warm gold color is mirrored below in a Tibetan rug by .