Treat your interiors to some of these fresh finds bursting with personality
Furniture serves as a remarkable means to infuse vibrancy into minimalist and neutral interiors. In spaces that predominantly embrace clean lines and a subdued palette, these lively furnishings act as eye-catching focal points, adding a touch of liveliness and visual interest. Whether it’s a vibrant green sofa, a set of multi-coloured dining chairs, or a playful home office nook, choosing the right colourful furniture and accessories will add personality and character to your home, transforming it into a dynamic and inviting haven. Here are some of our favourite pieces sure to brighten up your space.
Knoll’s Womb Chair
Eero Saarinen designed the groundbreaking Womb Chair at Florence Knoll’s request for “a chair that was like a basket full of pillows.” In its vivid crimson boucle upholstery, the Womb Chair and matching ottoman are a standout set that withstand the test of time. $7,345, at Knoll.
Part & Whole’s Chord Sofa System
West Coast-based Part & Whole produces thoughtfully-designed contemporary furniture, and the Chord is no exception. The modular sofa system is defined by its luxurious, quilted upholstery and convenient configurability. In a mossy green, it not only adds a modern statement to interiors, but a comfy and cozy punch of colour. From $1,950, at AAVVGG.
Mauro Marzollo’s Klipper Floor Lamp
Colourful seating isn’t the only way to make bold statements in your home. Bright red painted metal and a strong, geometric stature give the Klipper floor lamp a presence like no other. $800, at Bonne Choice.
Quiet Town’s Sun Shower Curtain
In its poignant and saturated Honey hue, the Sun Shower Curtain is a functional way to dress your bathroom in colour. Especially in white, small bathrooms – common in the city – this colourful accessory reflects light to cast a gentle and warming glow. $50, at Quiet Town.
Moustache’s Bold Collection
Designed by Big Game, this eye-catching collection of colourful furniture captivates with its tube-like shape. Inside, a metal structure keeps the plush-like chair and bench firm and comfortable for sitting. Mix and match the collection’s primary colour selection for an eclectic and playful scheme. From $1,100, at Funsty.
Cyrc’s Double U Fruit Bowl
We’ve been fans of Montreal design studio Cyrc since we awarded them the first Love Tag at IDS 2023. While many of Cyrc’s 3D-printed objects feature unique colour profiles and textures, the gentle Sage hue of the Double U Fruit Bowl is particularly attractive. This unique bowl design also incorporates an opening along its twisted base, allowing air circulation to help keep the fruit fresh for longer. $115, at 313 Design Market.
HAY’s Colour Crate on Wheels
By adding wheels to HAY’s popular Colour Crate series, you can now add a fun block of storage to any space, along with a splash of colour. Colour Crate: From $10; wheels, From $40, at HAY.
EQ3’s Verre End Table
This end table is available in clear tempered glass, allowing you to personally customize the harmony of the piece’s natural blue essence with its surroundings in your home. $400, at EQ3.
Muller Van Severen’s Cabinet PE
Muller Van Severen is considered to be one of the most image-defining European design teams of today. The studio’s Cabinet PE balances a sleek console shape with asymmetrical colour blocking that adds visual interest and a touch of playfulness. $7,750, at Good Room.
COR Sitzmöbel’s Floater Desk
Enhancing your home office is another great way to incorporate colourful furniture into your home (and make work feel a little less mundane). You’ll find a storage module, desk and shelf all wrapped into one cubic workspace in the Floater unit. Available in a variety of colours, this home office solution makes curating a colourful and highly functional workspace easier than ever. Pricing upon request, at Klaus.
Fable’s Dessert Plates
Not quite a furniture piece, not quite an accessory. As our honourable mention, Fable’s chic and sophisticated set of dessert plates is like much of the brand’s home goods and tableware collection: effortlessly beautiful. We recommend the set in soft pink. $60/set of 4, at Fable.