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Vibrant hues take a chromotherapy approach to fight depression

Implications - Consumers are looking for designs to cheer them up, especially as the economy forces more people to stay home. Vibrant exterior and interior accents defy the doom of a dismal economy. Using a range of bright colors in place of standard gloomy neutrals gives any piece a splash of sunshine and rainbows.
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Dramatic Interior Design - Jona Hoad Uses Bright LED Lights to Create Depth
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Average 34,656 Clicks Pub: Feb 28, 09
Dramatic Interior Design
Jona Hoad Uses Bright LED Lights to Create Depth
Jona Hoad Design, the London-based design and manufacturing company, uses LED lighting to transform wall panels, dividers, glass, and mirrors into something more. By using ever-changing lights, the fixtures… [More]
Vibrant Rainbow Hotels - The G Hotel in Ireland is a Contemporary Design Lover's Pot of Gold
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Average 18,790 Clicks Pub: Mar 17, 09
Vibrant Rainbow Hotels
The G Hotel in Ireland is a Contemporary Design Lover's Pot of Gold
The G Hotel in Galway, Ireland represents everything I love about a hip hotel. It's decadent and vibrant, and it blends together a number of design influences and bright, psychedelic colors and patterns.… [More]
Bright Striped Bathtubs - 'Bath Tuning' Project Adds Fun and Color to Your Daily Routine
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Warm 32,080 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 09
Bright Striped Bathtubs
'Bath Tuning' Project Adds Fun and Color to Your Daily Routine
I like these wacky-colored bathtubs. The striped yellow and black ones look a bit like giant cartoon-style honey pots. And how kitschy is the pink tub that says simply, "Wash up?" Very neat. Very tacky.… [More]
Bright Contrast Furniture - Sculptural Bookshelf with Bench and Matching Pieces
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Warm 65,107 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 09
Bright Contrast Furniture
Sculptural Bookshelf with Bench and Matching Pieces
Pink and black do not form your ordinary furnishing color choices, but undoubtedly introduce an energizing style in your living room. The novel Console is a chance to realize your long-lived dream, as… [More]
Vibrant Faux Leather Furniture - Classic Seating in Wild Colors
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Average 19,471 Clicks Pub: Dec 22, 08
Vibrant Faux Leather Furniture
Classic Seating in Wild Colors
Foam coating is a technique of spraying a coating on foam. Dur. The cool part, however, is that it lets designers have their way with colors and shapes that can never be achieved by using natural cow hide.… [More]
Bright Colorwashed Furniture - Vibrant Pine Adirondack Deck Chairs Pack a Visual Punch
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Mild 21,722 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 09
Bright Colorwashed Furniture
Vibrant Pine Adirondack Deck Chairs Pack a Visual Punch
Washington design artist and woodworker Wayne Cordrey likes color. He likes it a lot. He also likes to design and build furniture. Cordrey produces his work as Sticks and Stones Studio and greets each… [More]
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