The Color of the Year: Eight Emerald Rooms

Photo by: Bjorn Wallander
Chevron Chest

Designer Nick Olsen amped up a Brooklyn studio apartment - just 295 square feet - by painting a flea-market chest in shiny white Rust-Oleum, with an emerald

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Photo by: Bjorn Wallander
Chevron Chest

Designer Nick Olsen amped up a Brooklyn studio apartment - just 295 square feet - by painting a flea-market chest in shiny white Rust-Oleum, with an emerald green chevron pattern. "My motto is, 'Don't be afraid to paint,'" he says.

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The color of the year is Emerald, according to color corporation Pantone. We've rounded up inspiring designer ideas on how to bring the energizing and radiant shade into your home.

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