7 Rooms that will have you Falling In Love with Blue and White

October 21, 2016

Text by Lynda Simonton

New England interior designers breathe new life into the perennial favorite color combination—blue and white.

Deep blue walls and a barrel-vaulted ceiling with shimmering silver paint bring drama to the dining room of a Connecticut home.

Blue and white dining room

Photograph by Laura Moss

Architecture: Michael Smith, Interior Design: Heather McWilliam-Autore

This lacquered bar with stylish “X” detailing is a nice counterpoint to an all-white kitchen. A set-up like this makes entertaining a breeze for a busy family.


Photograph by Tria Giovan

Architecture: Louise Brooks, Brooks & Falotico Associates, Interior Design: Lynn Morgan, Lynn Morgan Design

The living room of this Boston condo features white walls allowing the impressive art collection to take center stage. A bright blue rug and pops of fuschsia create energy and complement the colorful artwork.


Photograph by Keller + Keller

Interior architecture and designHeather Wells, Wells & Fox Architectural Interiors

A quintessential Edgartown, Mass. house has a coastal vibe and the requisite blue and white palette. The blue and white fireplace surround provides a jumping off point for the fabrics and accessories, while rattan furnishings help create the look.

Photography by Michael Partenio

Photograph by Michael Partenio

Interior DesignParker Rogers, Parker & Company

Gold accents elevate the dining room of an Arts & Crafts style home creating a grand formal dining space.


Photograph by Robert Benson

Architecture and design: Thomas Soyster and Thomas Taylor, Soyster Taylor Design

Designer Amy Aidinis Hirsch gave this living room a spacious feel by adding the white paneling and clean-lined furnishings. In fact, understated elegance prevails throughout the 1920s home.


Photograph by Tria Giovan

In a play on the traditional mirror above the mantel, designer Karen Bow hung three deep-framed mirrors. An iron-based table with a salvaged wood top is a rustic counterpoint to the contemporary rug.


Photograph by Michael Partenio

View more blue and white rooms in our extensive gallery of rooms.

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