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6 tricks with color designer Summer Thornton uses in her interiors

6 tricks with color designer Summer Thornton uses in her interiors

If you’re a fan of color, you might be looking for new, inventive and adventurous ways to use it in your home. Step forward Summer Thornton, a Chicago-based interior designer known for her fearlessly colorful interior design schemes. Summer’s work features in her new book, Wonderland: Adventures in Decorating. This inspired a sumptuous feature in July’s Homes & Gardens magazine, not to mention the issue’s iconic cover.

Here, we bring you our pick of Summer’s best room color ideas featured in the book, alongside interior design tips from the lady herself. If you scroll down, you can find out where to get the book for yourself.

1. Create a technicolor dream scheme

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Blue room ideas are traditionally classic, but you can super-charge them with a bold color.