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Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

Forget about pastels. Welcome a strong navy wall that’s a sophisticated update to traditional baby blue. 

Photography by SIMON UPTON

Rich blue walls paired with fashion illustrations nail a sweet spot between masculine and feminine styles. 


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Photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

Modern turquoise accents add zing to an antiques-inspired room.

Photography by PAUL COSTELLO

When contrasted with pops of bright color, rich navy walls transform a bedroom into a stylish hideaway. 

Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

Many of us jump for the all-white subway tiles in the bathroom. What about adding some color? A blue-and-white color scheme is timeless and fresh.

Photography by DEAN KAUFMAN

A royal blue rug gives depth to classic khaki, brown, and white. Take it one step further and add a small dose of deep red into the mix for a foolproof, understated color palette.


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Photography by ANNIE SCHLECHTER

Don’t be afraid to mix different tones in the same color family. Combining several variations of your favorite hue is a modern (and easy) way to decorate.

Photography by PAUL COSTELLO

A cotton candy-blue door welcomes happy energy to an entryway. 

Photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

Blue doesn’t have to be loud. A hue like this one with gray undertones is a soothing, sophisticated choice for an office or bedroom.

Photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

If you can’t get enough of a certain shade of blue, why not repeat it on every surface? Just make sure to vary the textures of the matching pieces so the look reads rich, not flat. 


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