Gorgeous year-round, these spaces — decorated in shades of pumpkin, rust and maple — feel particularly suited for the autumn season.
Purple rules in this South Carolina study, where the walls and ceiling are painted in Benjamin Moore's Amethyst Shadow. Designer Angie Hranowsky outfitted the Christopher Spitzmiller lamp with a custom purple shade, and the sofa is from Restoration Hardware.
"I had fun putting together colors that were appropriate to the house," says Nina Farmer says of this Boston period home. The custom sofa is upholstered in a Rose Tarlow Melrose House fabric, while Duane Modern chairs wear a Rogers & Goffigon textile.
Joshua Greene unified his Greenwich Village apartment by painting most it in Benjamin Moore's Rockport Gray, including this wall in the living room. While he stuck to neutrals for most of the furnishings, the designer added vibrancy to the space with art.
In an Atlanta bedroom designed by Shon Parker, the ceiling is in Benjamin Moore's Woodlawn Blue. A vintage Ralph Lauren Home bed rests on an antique Afshar rug.
Pops of saturated orange set off this bookcase's architectural details. Designer Kay Douglass chose the hue to highlight the Palladian accents without cluttering the shelves.
A new house on Alabama's Lake Martin takes on the look of an old cabin with soft, washed-out colors and ebony-stained wood walls. Designer Susan Ferrier chose a chandelier to make a lofty living room feel more intimate.
Designer Amanda Kyser renovated her eastern Long Island house to reflect its woodsy history with rustic hues. In the foyer, Benjamin Moore's Onyx is on the banister, stairs and trim with a pop of Merlot Red on the back wall.
This New York loft apartment measures just 640 square feet, but designers Bill Brockschmidt and Richard Dragisic embraced a dramatic dijon hue. Complementary pops of teal and turquoise ground the unusual shade.
A liberal dose of spicy orange is the detail that makes this California kitchen designed by Melanie Coddington really special.The hand-forged iron Chauvin lanterns from Dessin Fournir were painted white inside to reflect more light onto the island. The cabinets are Benjamin Moore Aura's Salsa Dancing and the walls are Oatmeal.
In an elegant Manhattan apartment, designers Bill Brockschmidt and Courtney Coleman skipped curtains but kept the room cozy with caramel tones. Walls in Madison Sheer by Rose Tarlow Melrose House and a headboard covered in Lee Jofa's La Fiorentina stand in for the warmth of drapes.
A boy's bedroom feels surprisingly grown up in Annie Brahler's Illinois home. The designer matched Behr paint and a Jonathan Adler Union Jack rug to colors on a Vuitton bag.
A brighter orange energizes the master bedroom in this Bahamas house decorated by Amanda Lindroth. China Seas' Lysette linen covers the walls, and the headboard is upholstered in a Norbar canvas.
Deep walls create a restful retreat perfect for longer nights ahead. Designer Garrow Kedigian completed his relaxing master bedroom with an antique four-poster bed and subtly-striped canopy.
A mudroom doubles-down on an intense shade, with even the moldings and doors painted 's Charlotte's Locks 268. The rich color sneakily distracts from any tracked-in mess.
A warm beige (Benjamin Moore's Rattan) coats both the living room walls and moldings in a Montreal vacation home. Simple gold details add to the luxe vibe.
Benjamin Moore's Terra Mauve adds an inviting touch to a Canadian townhouse's guest bedroom. A pair of 18th-century beds made up with crisp white linens welcomes visitors.
In a California beach house, designer Chad Eisner used an orange and beige palette to create a cozy bungalow feeling. The dining area has a banquette covered in top-stitched custom-dyed leather from Caldelle, Ltd. Chair upholstery and the unlined striped curtain fabric are from .
In the dining room of an Atlanta house, designer Kay Douglass used a palette of dark brown with cream and orange accents. Curved banquettes that seat three people each were custom-made to conform to the curve of the table. "It makes the dining experience a little bit different and definitely creates intimacy," Douglass says.
"The living room is in a plummy, chocolaty, pale blue world, but it isn't any one of those colors," says designer Juniper Tedhams, referring to the chameleon-like fabrics in a Rhode Island Victorian house.
Peachy shades of orange set the mood in this cheerful North Carolina breakfast room by designer Kathy Smith. The banquette is in a washable faux-leather and the curtains are in Henley by Rogers & Goffigon.
In a Chicago townhouse designed by Steven Gambrel, a children's study has a cheerful Moroccan theme, with Parsons tables used as desks. The window seat is upholstered in a Holland & Sherry corduroy.
Doing the kitchen in one color tile breaks with the Mexican tradition of having "a riot of colors," designer John Houshmand says of his Mexican hacienda house. And doing it in yellow seems "totally American. It's a pretty darn happy place to be."
In the living room of a Chicago apartment by designer Alessandra Branca, antique armchairs are covered in a red and olive green stripe — a palette perfectly suited for fall. The fabric is Coventry by .
Designer Fern Santini painted new kitchen cabinets with Benjamin Moore's Nantucket Gray, then treated them with a custom sienna glaze. The backsplash tiles are Torquemada Diamonds by Ann Sacks.
New York-based designer Markham Roberts grouped warm-hued wood furniture and natural textiles to reinforce the sense of cozy shelter within the panoramic living room of house outside of Seattle. Custom sofas in Holly Hunt's Thick as Thieves velvet anchor two seating areas atop the Moroccan rug.
A garage in Salt Lake City was turned into a guesthouse by designers Marshall Watson and Jeffery Kilmer. Porcelain garden stools are perfectly scaled for the pair of 18th-century Swedish chairs in red-orange. The curtains are in Marie-fred 71 by .
In an upstate New York house, a contemporary room with a cathedral ceiling — an addition ill-suited to the house — was transformed into a cozy, barn-like family room. To give warmth and a feeling of age to Sheetrock, designer Charles O. Schwarz III put planking on the walls and beadboard on the ceiling and painted it all an earthy red.