Wow! Pow! Neon!

I’ve been out and about on the streets lately where I’ve suddenly turned on to neon.

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Maybe it’s the grey winter weather, maybe it’s just a general fed-upness with neutral interiors, but I just want that colour slam dunk right now. I’m talking full saturation, no holds barred, slap me in the face colour.

Dig those juicy greens in this children’s bedroom (aren’t those giant leaves fun?)…


Fab wall panels and how about that carpet (below)?

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Love this citrussy room by Jonathan Adler (above) — good enough to eat.



A bathroom not for the faint-hearted — and don’t I just love that. That pink in the bedroom is the perfect contrast to the electric green.


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See how the walls in neon green just add va va voom to this dining room by Jonathan Adler?  And how about the roman blind and chairs in this brown study below? Also by Jonathan Adler.neon jonathan adler 6

I adore this space below by Michael Craig Martin. Talk about using your imagination…and having an adventurous client!

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If I were a young girl, wouldn’t I love a bed like this one below?

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If you don’t want to go whole hog, just add a touch of saturated colour — how about some vibrant pink bookshelves (love those peacock shades) or a door painted lime green? Photo:


What a great kids’ area in this public library below. Neons are an under-used choice for children’s space.

cheerful-kids-playroom-ideas-500x376 A zing of yellow adds punch to this neutral room….

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And now for some luscious oranges and pinks from Jonathan Adler…

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…sometimes even just one feature item like this orange sofa below adds the stand out accent that makes a white room come alove (photo: ).

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…just gotta love that zap of orange in this room designed by David Hicks…

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….and vibrant blues, pinks and reds…again by uber 1960s designer David Hicks….

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….and I pay colour hommage to the fearless Jonathan Adler who came out all guns blazing for the Barbie Dream House….

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…more Jonathan Adler for the Barbie Dream House below….

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And below… j’adore!

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There, that woke you up, didn’t it?


About Adrienne Chinn

I'm a writer, blogger, interior designer, traveller, photographer, dog lover, foodie, slow jogger, nature walker, adventuress and aspiring eccentric.
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