A Neutral Home in Bangalore Comes Alive With Crimson Accents

03.04.21 | By
A Neutral Home in Bangalore Comes Alive With Crimson Accents
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At first glance, the Azalea House appears to have a conventional, neutral color palette throughout the interior. Further inspection reveals much more than the grey walls and white floors with crimson hue accents added as visual highlights that draw the eyes in. FADD Studio designed the project for clients who longed for a unique design that bordered on avant-garde. With that in mind, they incorporated deep red doors inspired by the kind you’d find on an English phone booth. That bold start to the plan launched additional unusual ideas, such as the massive tribal pottery that resides near the front door. The two sculptures are more than just decorative as they disguise a column that had to remain.

A bold staircase begins on a stepped platform that transitions from black to oak to white to red, then continuing onto floating oak planks with black railings that rise to the skylight above.

Once the red doors and tribal pottery were settled on, it was time to design the rest of the house, which included a color palette of black, white, grey and red, along with oak wood.

Moooi outfits the living room with a sofa, two chairs and a coffee table, while a Ligne Roset floor lamp resides in the corner.

A red Antibodi armchair by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso adds color to this mostly white space.

The two daughters each got bedrooms and bathrooms with their own color preferences.

Photos by Gokul Rao Kadam (Meister meister).

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.