Color where you least expect it. On a door? Inside a closet? On the ceiling? Adding a little color in an unexpected place (like this closet in Laura & Ray's Art-Filled Austin Home) is a great way to perk up any room.
Interior design ideas: illustrator Oliver Jeffers' New York home - in pictures
Credit: Nicholas Calcott Jeffers' studio, in nearby Cobble Hill. It enables him and Suzanne to cut off from work at home where they gather in the kitchen with friends, or head down to the boardwalk that looks out on the spectacular Manhattan skyline.