— Melinda Myers, horticulturist and author of the Michigan Getting Started Garden Guide
PATTERN PLUS: F. Schumacher & Co. delivers in the orange department with several prints that range from traditional to contemporary. Counterclockwise from left: Sunkissed sizzlers — Gainsborough Velvet orange, Kyara Vine valencia, Belize plaid orange, and Sunglass print orange.
A. Daredevil, Sherwin-Williams, sherwin-williams.com.
B. Citrus Orange, Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.
C. Ale, Devine Color, devinecolor.com.
D. Teak, Devine Color.
E. Tomato Tango, Benjamin Moore.
F. Tucker Orange, Benjamin Moore.
G. Gladiola, Sherwin-Williams.
H. Outrageous Orange, Benjamin Moore.
Tangerine glass table lamp, $198, Lamps Plus, lampsplus.com. Tangerine Tux chair, $1,000, Crate & Barrel, Somerset Collection, Troy.
Eight-piece espresso set, $10, area Macy’s stores, macys.com.
PERFECT PAIRING: Designer Paul Feiten had the board and frame shown here custom made for this Circle of Life wall sculpture. Painted in an avocado color, the background allows the sculpture to pop from the orange wall and gives it presence.
OH, ORANGE! These orange walls, in a room by Paul Feiten, left, of Paul Feiten Design, Bloomfield Hills, feature super-wide stripes painted in two tones from Benjamin Moore. “Orange is tricky,” he says, “but with a lot of study and research, I find the perfect companions.” Portrait by Hayden Stinebaugh.