The Color Purple in Furniture

The Color Purple in Furniture

Claire Bock
Jun 12, 2013

Purple, lavender, violet, aubergine, amethyst, lilac, plum, whichever shade of purple you prefer, it makes a vibrant statement. Purple is a color that shows confidence, as it was once the color worn by Roman Emperors and continues to be the color most associated with royalty. The color purple is used to attract attention — here are some bold and beautiful pieces that will become the focus of any room simply for their hue.


1. Pierre Sofa in aubergine, ZGallerie, $1299

2. Button Tufted Chaise Settee in purple velvet, Target, $479

3. ABC Mysticism Dream Apartment Sofa in purple, ABC Carpet & Home, $6,995


4. Small Ghostbuster table by Philippe Stark in violet, Kartell, $427

5. Arc en Ciel folding table in lilac, EMU

6. Tip Top table in violet, Kartell, $285


1. Capri Bottle Lamp, Jonathan Adler, $275

2. Jug Pendant Lamp in violet, Cisco Home, $425

3. Mini Type 75 table lamp, Anglepoise, $140

4. Gavik table lamp, IKEA, $14.99


5. Slipcovered Swivel Chair in Stonewash Berlin Plumfrost, Lee Industries

6. Louis XVI Dining Chair in Lavender, Wisteria, $299

7. Wallis Chair in Purple, Anthropologie, $1298

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