As NY is the Big Apple, LA is the Big Orange so it's only fitting that two Los Angelenos find a place for this bright colour in their similarly arranged and styled living rooms. Here, in our friend's home, orange puts the focus on the couches. Grounding the colour: a neutral rug, black and white curtains and a neutral coffee table. In contrast...
's home. Here, orange provides the accents -- pillows, rug, books -- to a neutral couch. Similar feel, different approaches to using colour, both successful and welcoming.
[image 2: Curious Leigh, from the Apartment Therapy LA Group Pool]