Inspired By: White Rooms

*Above interior by Jessica Lagrange Interiors

Designing with only white is not for the faint of heart, but there’s no denying: it always looks good. Because if there’s one design element we’re pretty confident you’ll never tire of (and re-do in five years), it’s white. Clean, warm, and modern, white expands the possibilities instead of narrowing them, making it easier to play with texture, art, and different styles of furniture. Sold yet? See below for inspiration on how to dive into all-white decorating.

Designe Gallerie: Leather Danger Side Table With Gold Spikes

Who said decorating in monochrome had to be boring? An all-white room demands at least one daring statement piece, and this quirky side table perfectly fits the bill. Neutrally colored velvet and leather textures provide a rich framework for these gold and bold spikes. Add some drama to create a space that is daring, never dull.

George Nelson: Large Saucer Bubble Pendant

White is classic and timeless, and maintaining that sophistication while creating visual interest requires a careful balance. Modernize this minimalist approach with sculptural lines and contemporary styles. Take it from the top and start with your highest accessory — lighting! Designed in 1952 for the Herman Miller furniture company, this pendant light was directly inspired by the early modernism movement. It doesn’t get more iconic than that.

Shine By Pasargad: Mongolian Wool Ottoman

At first glimpse, this whimsical ottoman is almost too fantastical to be functional. It might, however, be the ultimate accessory for your all-white palette. It’s both delightfully eccentric and completely comfortable. You’ll be sitting pretty when resting your feet on this plush Mongolian wool upholstery. Visually airy and light, this Pasargad piece allows you to shake things up without stealing the show. Why settle for less?

B&B Italia: P60 Ottoman

Texture is key for adding depth, interest, and style. Plus, with an all-white color scheme, you have so much more freedom to play with! By combining sharp and clean lines with hair-on pony hide, B&B Italia has created a visually surprising ottoman that’s a perfect addition to any neutral room.

Milo Baughman: Vintage Barrel Chair

If every piece is loud, it’ll feel as if the room is shouting at you. But that also doesn’t mean a monotone room or its furniture should ever be monotonous. With tufted details and a gorgeous shape, this contemporary barrel chair is the perfect foundational piece to build a room around. Cozy up with this beautifully simple style!

Eero Saarinen: Tulip Chairs

When done wrong, an all-white room can feel rigid and sterile. To build a space that’s relaxed and comfortable, furniture should look inviting and… comfortable. Creamy cushions and sturdy stems on these tulip chairs will keep diners lingering long after the meal is over.

Charles and Ray Eames: Elliptical Table

Geometric metal décor is a trend that’s here to stay. In a world of modern and traditional, geometric motifs hold a special place all their own. The simplicity and beauty of this elliptical table also adds another layer of interest by introducing more neutral colors to your all-white interior. Perfectly nicknamed the “surfboard table”, Charles and Ray Eames were able to find harmony between playfulness, style, and functionality — the trifecta of design.

Artemide: Castore Large Floor Lamps

These floor lamps embody the perks of an all-white look. They’re airy and refreshing, sophisticated and crisp, and quietly demand attention. While a glossy lighting finish could reflect too much light off all this white, these opaque white globes will warm up your space.

If you’re still worried about an all-white room being one-dimensional, all you’ll need is one look at the complexity of this geometrical design. A unique and impressive piece of art, this table by Kavante is truly eye-catching. Think of it as functional origami!

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