If pink immediately makes you think of a little girl’s room, we’ve got news for you: There are tons of colors you can pair with this hue to create a grown-up and sophisticated design — including these picks from some of our go-to designers.
“Red and pink create warmth, vibration and excitement,” says architect Barbara Bestor. When the two are showcased in an ombre rug, they create a colorful statement that’ll serve as a vibrant focal point.
“Black and pink create a stark, dramatic, smart and crisp look,” says designer Todd Oldham. Since the combination is so bold, you might want to keep the rest of the room relatively neutral.
“Metallics give pink an edge,” says architect Mishi Hosono. “I learned about this combination from a fashion designer friend and am thinking of how to use pinks and oranges in architecture now.”
“Any shade of grey is always best to blend in with pink,” says designer Francesco Bilotto. “It’s a ‘new neutral’ and offers a stylish throw back to contemporary decor of the 80s.”
“Dark brown paired with pink offers a decadent and bold approach,” says Bilotto. “It’s the push pull of masculine and feminine that speaks to me!”
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