You 'Red' it Here

One of the world’s zippiest colors pairs well with neutrals


LOOK BOOK | color corner

product styling by tanya zager chisholm


Ready for Red
A. Smoldering Red, Benjamin Moore
B. Real Red, Sherwin-Williams
C. Ryan Red, Benjamin Moore  
D. Positive Red, Sherwin-Williams



Product: Boucle pillow cover in tomato
Price: $34


West Elm, Birmingham


Product: Rojo tall cabinet
Price: $999


Crate & Barrel, Troy

Product: Contemporary book shelf in poppy
Price: $1,199



Product: Rugs — Lapchi Belle Leaves and Lapchi Honeycomb
Price: prices upon request


The Ghiordes Knot,
Michigan Design Center, Troy

Product: Macaron lounge chair
Price: $3,170


Roche Bobois, Birmingham


portrait by
justin maconochie

All products are from Decoroom at Michigan Design
Center except the rug, which is from The Ghiordes Knot,
and the plants, which are from RJ Thomas, Ltd.

room photo by beth singer

MICHIGAN DESIGN CENTER'S annual Design 2 Ways event gave participating pairs of designers three similar items. Then they were challenged to create a space (one is shown here, with said items). “I was given an armless chair, a chrome lamp, and  glass vases,” recalls Linda Shears, ASID, of Linda Shears Designs in Troy, shown at right. “My ‘greige’ sofa makes the red pop,” she says of her vignette in the Design Center’s Decoroom.  “We punched the space with black,” she adds. “If you fear red, use it on an accent wall (she used Sherwin-Williams’ Positive Red in this space) or in accessories, like the pillows and artwork. Red always warms a space up and sparks conversation.”   



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