This week's roundup of popular images from Pinterest features 10 homes that demonstrate how colour blocking can be used to add personality to residential interiors.
Exposed I-beams in this London house in London were painted bright red by designer Tigg Coll Architects. They introduce a playful character into the property's otherwise traditional interior.
Blue, green and yellow all feature in the kitchen of this renovated 19th century house in London. The previously dark and narrow property also features a stairwell that graduates from red up to orange.
Slovenian studio Kombinat added coloured tiles to the walls of this Vienna apartment to highlight storage areas. The kitchen wall features pastel green tiles behind shelving units, while blue and pink tiles line a hallway where the owners store their bikes.
A bold yellow storage area acts as the transition area between the living room and bedrooms of this 1970s apartment in Mexico. Architect Jakob Gomez chose the bright colour to make the space stand out.
RA Projects introduced a bright blue steel staircase to contrast with the minimal interior of this London house. It was designed for fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic and her husband Philip Bueno de Mesquita – although the pair later decided to sell.
A fixed table and benches form the dining space in this London apartment by Studio Alexander Fehre. The seating is finished in bright crimson, creating a vivid contrast with the monochrome wallpaper.
Miel Arquitectos added various bold pops of colour to this bright apartment designed for visitors to Barcelona. The focal point of the space is a continuous wall interrupted by fluorescent green storage spaces.
The kitchen, dining and living room of this apartment in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius features colourful furniture, which are offset by black-metal details. Elements include green kitchen cabinets, a velvet blue sofa and a textured red chair.
Skylights illuminate the warm-hued rooms of Henning Stummel's self-designed London home. Rich orange cabinetry and walls feature throughout, chosen to complement the natural hue of the home's russet steel cladding.
Canadian studio Naturehumaine transformed a 1930s building to create this contemporary home, and used colour-blocking to articulate circulation. The focal point of the interior is a stark black and yellow staircase with geometric cut-outs.