Designer Celerie Kemble finds the playful side of sophisticated colors in a Manhattan apartment that's refined enough for the urbane parents but rambunctious enough for high-energy kids. In the dining room, the wine-colored walls are coated with 7+ layers of lacquer, which makes them almost reflective. Click through for more colorful decorating ideas from designer Celerie Kimble.

The Rules of Colorful Decorating, According to a Pro Designer

Things I wish I knew during Architecture School: Site Plan - TREES

The perfect visit for a curious architecture student seeking studio tips and tricks to produce high quality projects superior to classmates.

No-Bake Banana Nut Protein Bars | Hummusapien

GA House Pulls Brilliant Legislative Maneuver to Help Pass Pro Gun Bill - Patriot Outdoor News - Patriot Outdoor News

Gallery - LEO office / LLLab - 12

Gallery of LEO office / llLab - 12

A futuristic redesign of the Hoover Dam by Malaysian architect Yheu-Shen Chua

Re-Imagining the Hoover Dam (3 pics)

A re-imagining of the Hoover Dam by Malaysian architect Yheu-Shen Chua. Combines Viewing platform, bridge and gallery into one "super-structure".

Bar Cart Styling

Bar Cart Styling (Chinoiserie Chic)

The iconic stylist, author and tv host Emily Henderson has some words for us concerning how to style your home.

2013 BOY Winner: Restaurant Adaptive Reuse | Projects | Interior Design

2013 BOY Winner: Restaurant Adaptive Reuse

Southampton, Topiary Promenade : Maria Buatta Designs Hilary and Wilbur Ross's Homes in the Hamptons and Palm Beach : Architectural Digest

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What a gorgeous rug!

Chinoiserie Chic: Charleston Dining Room - Southern Chinoiserie - wallpaper design/not color and chinoiserie!

<p>Clean lines and gracious proportions, paired with a hefty dose of fresh color, give this new Chicago home all the classic elegance of a true Southern beauty.</p>

dark ceiling // Floor-to-ceiling windows replicate the proportions of traditionally Southern triple-hung windows and flood the dining room with natural light. - Elegant Homes ® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Christine Hughes