A coffered ceiling inset with anaglypta lightens the once-dark living room. The blue-red of the Verellen sofa and chairs from Artefact Home|Garden plays to the orange-red tones of the original fireplace. Jim Anderson Stained Glass custom designed the window. Far left: Architectural designer Jennifer Birnstiel modeled posts and brackets on the front porch after Felsted, the 1897 Maine summer home built for Frederick Law Olmsted.
Red-and-white gingham-pattern chairbacks are a playful signal that this is a laid-back place. The scene on the canvas screen depicts the phases of the moon.
The powder room off the mudroom is papered in Pierre Frey Otomi and tiled in a tomato-red Ann Sacks ceramic tile.
By painting the inside of the built-in bookcases Benjamin Moore Chili Pepper, “they became their own component,” says designer Leslie Banker.
A Blatt Billiards pool table resides in the loft of the fieldhouse, where an orange wall traverses all three floors of fitness and wellness spaces.
Bold artwork from Natural Curiosities dialogues with the Roman shade in a Brunschwig & Fils fabric, while Kravet sofas express the plaid theme.
A comfy rust-colored velvet chair and matching ottoman beckon the family to sink in beside the living room fireplace. The gold frames on the mirror, fireplace screen, and artwork add a touch of glam.
Farmer brought in more color on the second floor, as evidenced in the primary bedroom with its bright Bordeaux ceiling.
Brady rounded a foyer doorway leading to the kitchen for architectural interest and surrounded it with a Lindsay Alker wallpaper featuring cavorting stags.
Stars (in the Popham Design Moroccan tile on the floor) and stripes (in the C&C Milano wallcovering) give a powder room playful energy.
Pillows add color and playfulness to the game room’s mostly neutral palette.
Adding a three-story addition to this New Hampshire home gave its owners the organizational and recreational spaces they needed to accommodate their expanding, multigenerational family. The home receives a lot of traffic throughout the year, so designers included storage spaces for outdoor equipment along with rooms dedicated to indoor activities.
As part of this year-round vacation home’s addition, a covered porch offers two entry points. The door on the left leads directly into the main part of the home, while the door on the right opens to a newly constructed mudroom.
The front door’s cheerful orangey-red color sets the tone for the casual interior.
The design team chose western red cedar for the interior and exterior walls due to its durability, economy, and availability during the pandemic, as well as its beautiful appearance. The vintage chairs were an auction find.
In this top-floor guest room, interior designer Gregory Shano embraced Brunschwig & Fils On Point toile print—it shows up on the chair, wallpaper, and Roman shades.
Steel-framed glass doors separating the family room from the dining room are a modern architectural touch.
Quilted barstools make for comfortable seating at the lower-level bar.
The fun-loving homeowners and their guests enjoy lively bowling competitions.
The billiards room is on the lower level—a space dedicated to entertaining and fun and outfitted in sumptuous reds and black.
For Edelman, games aren’t limited to the football field: this video gaming area is announced with eight gaming-themed metal art prints. The lush longwool rug encourages sprawling during epic Xbox or PlayStation battles.
Photos of golden-age Hollywood starlets adorn a bold Farrow & Ball Raddichio-painted powder room that serves the home’s spacious roof deck.
Cozy velvet chairs and an oversize wool sofa make a convivial seating arrangement in the great room.
Spikes and spiky items—the Pyrus lamp and a metal-studded chair inspired by the British punk fashion movement—are a fun theme throughout.
A guest room featuring scarlet wallpaper from Lee Jofa
Boats on the wall, windmills on the custom rug, and dogs on the sofa—the study is an engaging mélange of motifs.
French doors lead from the living room to the dining room where a warm blend of colors creates a welcoming atmosphere, especially in the evening, the designer explains.
In the lounge area that connects the great room to the barn room, an iron and rope chandelier by Solaria hangs above two leather chairs from Privet House.
A nineteenth-century Hungarian oil painting hangs above a living room loveseat.
The new addition’s mudroom has under-floor heating.
Hammered-gold wallpaper on the ceiling of the dining area adds texture and warmth to the room without being glitzy.
A light palette is used throughout the house except in the dining room, where chocolate-glazed walls add drama.
Fronting on the Chacón painting, a leather bench and a multicolor rug by Nanimarquina form the centerpieces of the house's main entrance.
In the attic loft, a large zinc-topped desk overlooks an L-shaped sofa that can fold together into a king-size bed for overnight guests.
A red-leather corner banquette cozies up to a marble-topped table in the “flop room” off the kitchen.
A smattering of well-placed color enlivens the family room without upsetting the neutral paletteâs serenity. Accessories are primarily limited to books and natural elements like green plants and pickings from the garden to maintain the airy ambience. A saw-horse table by Waldoâs Designs serves as a handy desk, while John Booneâs upholstered club chairs and welcoming sofa guarantee comfort.
Dining chairs echo the kitchen’s red-hot hue.
A long countertop with a built-in desk runs along one wall opposite the kitchen.
Red is the powerhouse that fuels the kitchen design, where metal cabinetry stands in contrast to many shades of gray, including the sleek stainless-steel backsplash.