A piece of fabric, in the form of bright and smart draperies, was the nucleus for this 1950s modern color scheme.
The blues, rose tones, and white that appeared in this abstract pattern were repeated in varying tones and in neighboring colors with telling effect.
The rose hue was daringly repeated on the fireplace wall. But this bold use of color is countered by the lack of pictures or other wall decorations.
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Such a treatment threw the emphasis onto the pattern of the brick fireplace itself. From here, the eye traveled to solid colors in textured materials on chairs and in the hearth rug,
This from from 1951 had a strong midcentury color scheme that would be best matched with furniture that has simple forthright lines.
The sunny finish of the wooden furniture formed the third color in this simple color scheme — a formula that used rose, related greens and blues, and the tawny yellow of the wood.