Bold Colors and Patterns Elevate a Contemporary Kitchen

Who: Virginia Chamlee, writer, artist, and co-founder of Chamlee - Johnston Design

Where: Jacksonville, Florida

Why we love this pic: The combination of emerald-green cabinetry and gold hardware is an unconventional design choice that gives the space an air of playful sophistication. Down below, a bold black-and-white floor punctuates the look with contemporary flair and visual intrigue as a trio of pendant lights adds sleek structure from above.

The takeaway: Bold patterns and unconventional colors is a recipe for playful sophistication.

Get the look:

Mirrored globe pendant light
credit: Tom Dixon
Emerald green paint
credit: Home Depot
Brushed brass bar drawer pull

Kelly Weimert

Kelly Weimert

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.