Blue is growing in popularity (see trend chart at bottom of this article). While I don’t care for entire rooms in blue, I do like blue accents, especially dark, rich blues.
Also below you can access each of our blue interior design galleries which includes blue kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms, foyers, powder rooms and home offices. We also include a very interesting article on colors that work well with blue based on great color scheme examples.
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Blue Color Chart
Below is a basic “shades of blue” color chart. There are far more shades of blue, but it gives you an idea of the main options from light to dark.
Blue Interior Design Trend Chart
As you can see below, blue is an upward trending color for interior design for all major rooms of the home except for home offices.
Blue Interior Color Examples
1. Blue Dining Rooms
Have fun designing a blue dining area that makes you feel relaxed, and in the mood for a peaceful meal with your loved ones. There are many ways to move towards a blue theme: weave colors in with neutral tones, contrast blue with a warm color, or use a splash of blue with your contemporary style. Get inspired by blue dining room design ideas and pursue your vision!
An elegant dining room setup with blue seats matching the blue walls. The room is lighted by a glamorous chandelier.
A classy dining room setup featuring a modish round table set on top of a rug covering the hardwood flooring. The area is surrounded by blue walls.
A dining area featuring a wooden rectangular dining table along with black seats set on the hardwood flooring. The area is surrounded by blueish gray walls. There’s a doorway leading to the home’s balcony area.
An elegant dining table and chairs set up on top of a blue rug covering the hardwood flooring. Space features a fireplace and a modish chandelier.
A glamorous dining table and chairs set on top of a gorgeous rug covering the hardwood flooring. This dining room features blueish gray walls, glass windows and glass doors.
A small dining area featuring green walls with a shade of blue. The dining table is set on top of a rug.
A dining space featuring a classy dining table and chairs set on top of a blue rug. The room decorations along with the warm lighting look perfect together.
A dining room featuring blue walls, matching the blue seats. The chandelier looks very fancy. The orange window curtains look just perfect together with the room’s style.
A simple glass top dining table and chairs set on the hardwood flooring. The blue walls look so relaxing. The bright lights coming from the ceiling lighting look perfect for the room.
A blue dining room with two dining table sets. The room has a tall ceiling and glass windows overlooking the peaceful surroundings.
2. Blue Kitchens
Blue is a great color to build into your kitchen design. Blue has a lot of versatility as color and can act as a substitute for a white or a black if you pick a very light or very dark hue respectively. Blue also is a great accentuator of the texture of tiles, cabinets, or countertops, and can be adapted to a variety of different lighting conditions.
A kitchen featuring a blue and white theme. The backsplash looks stylish together with the gray tiles flooring.
Large kitchen featuring marble countertops on both kitchen counters and center island. The room also has hardwood flooring.
This kitchen features granite countertops on both kitchen counters and center island. The area has a light blue theme as well.
This kitchen offers a center island with a breakfast bar lighted by fancy pendant lights. The room has hardwood flooring along with blueish gray walls.
Spacious kitchen featuring a blue theme, along with a modish island and breakfast bar.
A modish kitchen featuring blue kitchen counter and center island with a shade of silver. The white walls and ceiling look perfect together with the room’s style.
Spacious kitchen featuring blue kitchen counters and cabinetry. The ceiling also looks attractive.
A kitchen featuring blue kitchen counters and cabinetry. The area has hardwood flooring and a white ceiling with a gorgeous chandelier.
This kitchen offers a blue center island with a white countertop and has space for a breakfast bar.
3. Blue Primary Bedrooms
Blue will work with a number of popular styles out there. Farmhouse themes and Beach styles, for example, utilize blue very well as these are usually softer and brighter in their color schemes. Contemporary, traditional, and country styles will also use blue without a lot of difficulties. Their stronger accents and daring design features allow the use of the full blue spectrum. These themes work best with blue as an accent color or a primary color. With a little planning though, you can use blue to its full potential.
Large primary bedroom featuring a white bed, a gray couch, and a fireplace, surrounded by blue walls and has hardwood floors.
Primary bedroom featuring white carpet floors and blue-green walls. The bed frame looks very classy and it matches the other furniture inside the room.
A primary bedroom featuring a luxurious-looking bed surrounded by elegant blue walls and carpet floors.
This primary bedroom features blue walls and reddish hardwood floors topped by a classy rug.
Primary bedroom featuring a large rug covering the hardwood flooring. It also features sky blue walls surrounding the space.
A modish primary bedroom with a blue wall and a large bed with stylish table lamps on both sides.
This primary bedroom boasts luxurious-looking walls along with classy blue window curtains with a shade of gold.
Primary bedroom with carpet flooring and blue walls, along with a tall vaulted ceiling.
Spacious primary bedroom featuring thick carpet flooring extending to the suite’s bathroom. The gray walls look absolutely perfect together with the blue accent.
A primary bedroom featuring carpet flooring, a stylish red bed frame, and blue walls.
4. Blue Primary Bathrooms
Gone are the days when bathrooms were dreary, functional rooms, consisting of only a flush toilet, kept well away from the main houses. For several decades now, bathrooms have entered the house — and they are here to stay. Nowadays, the bathrooms are bigger and better than ever. The puritan notions of bathrooms as impure, filthy places are gone. Today, they are a place of relaxation, luxury, and enjoyment.
Small primary bathroom featuring a tub and shower combo along with a single sink. The blueish gray floors and walls make the room look so handsome.
Primary bathroom featuring light blue walls. It also offers a pedestal sink, a walk-in shower and freestanding tub set under the skylight.
Primary bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a sink with a marble countertop. The room is surrounded by blue walls.
Spacious primary bathroom featuring a floating vanity with a vessel sink, a drop-in tub, and a walk-in shower, surrounded by handsome blue walls and floors.
Primary bathroom featuring stylish tiles floors. It also offers a bathtub and shower area, along with a sink.
Small primary bathroom featuring stylish tiles flooring, a shower and tub combo, and a blue sink counter.
A nautical-themed primary bathroom featuring stylish walls and floors, along with a shower and tub combo and a smooth sink counter.
This primary bathroom features stylish blue tiles floors and walls. The room also offers a corner tub near the windows and a double sink.
Spacious primary bathroom boasts stylish gray flooring and blue walls. It also offers a freestanding tub, a shower room, and a floating vanity sink.
Large primary bathroom featuring hardwood floors and blue walls matching the blue floating vanity with a vessel sink. The room also offers a freestanding tub and a walk-in shower room.
5. Blue Living Rooms
Whether you have a Mediterranean style living room or a cozy Farmhouse style, blue is a color that compliments every living room style. Blue is easy to look at, it’s calming, it surrounds us in our everyday lives; blue is an excellent choice for your living room. Painting your whole room blue, depending on the shade, might be a little overwhelming for your personal style. If you don’t want to commit to four walls of blue, you can always paint one wall as an accent wall or break up the color with colors that compliment blue.
Small living space featuring a blue couch matching the blue walls and blue window curtain. The yellow accent looks attractive too.
Large great room featuring a living space, a dining table set and a kitchen, all set on the hardwood flooring.
Blue living room featuring a matching blue chair and throw pillows on the white couch.
Large living room featuring carpet flooring and sky blue walls. The room offers a brown leather sofa set and a fireplace along with a TV on top of it.
This living room boasts blue walls with an artistic abstract wall decor. The gray couches look handsome together with the rustic center table.
Spacious living room featuring blueish gray walls and carpet floors, along with a white sofa set and a white chair.
A primary suite with its own living room. It has a blue theme featuring blue walls and a pair of matching chairs. There’s a classy glass top table and a fireplace.
This living room features a wooden couch with a cushion along with throw pillows. There are indoor plants as well, adding color to the space.
A living room featuring hardwood flooring topped by a white rug, along with a blue couch and a wooden center table.
Blue living room featuring a white sofa set on top of the hardwood flooring.