Many people hear pink and think of a cotton candy or a young girl’s room. It has been stereotyped and so thought to be of limited use. Yet when it comes to interior design, pink can be a go-to color. It has many shades that can create various moods and effects and can be paired up with nearly all palettes.
The trick is simply to choose the right shade of pink. If you’re vying for a glamorous look for your room, the luscious fuschia pink is what you need. If you want a soothing ambience, you should try blush pink.
Whether you use it as the main color or simply accent pieces, pink can easily add pizzaz to your room. With the numerous shades and sets of mood it can create, this color can never get boring. So if you need some design inspiration, think pink!
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1. Pink foyer
This foyer has an intense pink on walls that creates an unforgettable as well as a stunning first impression. If you’re too cautious, it’s wise to use this kind of intense shade of pink on rooms where you don’t spend too much time in. An entryway would be the perfect place for that.
2. Pink and green kitchen
This kitchen looks fresh, vibrant and playful thanks to the pink and green color combination. Pink and green go hand in hand. They simulate the color of nature such as a flower and a stem. No wonder they look so good together.
Pink combined with brown creates a sophisticated look. The wooden ceiling with exposed beams, wooden-framed glass doors and windows, dining table set and hardwood floor naturally create a rustic look. But this is easily offset with the pink interior wallpaper.
This living room is visually divided into three sections: pink, blue and brown. The pink and blue walls create a two-piece of the room. As if to underline the visual contrast, the feminine appeal of the pink walls is balanced out by the masculine tone of the blue walls on the opposite side. The brown upholstery and carpet flooring set a neutral backdrop for the two dominant colors of the room.
This pink primary bedroom reeks of sophistication, tenderness and femininity. The pink walls paint the overall ambience of the room while serving as a backdrop to the large pieces of artwork that add a playful appeal to the room.
Here’s an example of how pink can be a great choice for small rooms. The intense shade of pink in this small minimalist home office looks stunning without being overwhelming.
This modern kitchen utilized the intense bold colors of pink and black for a stark and dramatic look. The color combination also evens out their contrasting masculine and feminine appeal.
8. Small pink dining room
The pink accent wall clearly takes the center stage in this small dining room. It’s all you need to create a stunning look in such a small and controlled space. If you want to, you can add an artwork or a wall mirror for a bit of jazz.
This kitchen with pink cabinetry is surrounded with an abundance of white. Crisp white paired with pink injects a dose of freshness to the look and together they create a chic yet soft effect.
If you’re not on the adventurous side and would rather play it safe, you can try just adding pops of pink to your room. This color can be used as accents to various palettes and design styles. Even as mere accent pieces, pink can still create quite an impact.
This modern kitchen has metallic silver backsplash, countertop and appliances which softens the intense look of the pink cabinetry. The team-up between the two colors result to a sophisticated and luxurious feeling of the kitchen.
The right shade of pink can create a warm and inviting effect such as in this living room. Mixed with neutral colors, the room creates a soothing mood without losing its charming appeal.
Painting the ceiling pink can easily add a young, fresh and playful feel to the room. Pink on ceilings also works best on tall ceilings and rooms with ample natural lighting.
14. Pink and white foyer
The foyer has a subtle shade of pink that’s so light it almost blends with the white ceiling. This kind of pink makes people feel at ease and is a perfect choice for entryways.
Colors used with pink in this room: Grey and brown.
15. Pink home office with accents of black and white
The pink accent wall takes the spotlight in this home office despite the strong presence of the black and white accent pieces. Neutrals black and white serve as a balancing act that grounds the color palette together.
Colors used with pink in this room: Grey, violet, brown and red.
Software used for the black color analysis: Tineye.com