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Use Yellow in Your Home for Year-Round Cheer

From sophisticated mustard to soft buttery tones, yellow infuses any design scheme with a pop of timeless cheer.

One of the most luminous hues on the color spectrum, yellow was a staple of 1960s, ’70s and ’80s decor. Now, the vivid shade of flowers and lemons, egg yolks and happy faces, is once again ready to brighten our homes. Its warm aura will remind you of summer’s sunny days while remaining cozy and comforting in the cooler months ahead.
“Yellow is a happy color,” says the Phoenix Home & Garden Masters of the Southwest award-winning architect and designer Daniel Germani. “In 2019, it was the choice of all the major fashion collections, and now it has permeated into furniture and interior design. When showcased on outdoor furnishings, the cheerful hue makes a statement and screams ‘sunshine.’ The right tone of yellow is timeless and super chic.”

Mystical Mineral
Yellow gemstones are believed to aid in clarity, boost concentration, increase energy and offer relief from stress or exhaustion. Soothe your soul with this one-of-a-kind showpiece featuring bumble bee jasper, an eye-catching stone named for its distinctive yellow, orange and black bands. Resting on a custom steel stand, this remarkable example of earth’s natural beauty will bring good vibes to any corner of the house.

24"H by 13"W by 9"D. $5,950 (

Elevate the Outdoors
Daniel Germani blurs the line between furniture and cabinetry with Elements, an innovative, modular approach to outdoor kitchens that embraces a pared-back European aesthetic with accentuated legs and a sleek, frameless design. Crafted of stainless steel and powder-coated in a deep canary yellow, Elements will not only lend style to your backyard BBQ, it is built to withstand any climate and offers 360-degree functionality. Available in sets up to 6 feet in length; multiple units can be attached to one another to create the custom cooking and entertaining station of your dreams.

Price upon request. (

Walking on Sunshine
Crafted of white-body porcelain, the hexagonal Reef tile mimics traditional encaustic tile but is lighter, less costly and extremely durable, making it ideal for both floor and wall applications. The simple geometric pattern, shown here in “Coral,” a deep gold with orange undertones, instantly transforms any room into a modernist oasis.

7.7"L by 8.9"W. $6.45/square foot (

Taste the rainbow
Brightly hued appliances, a staple of midcentury design, have been making a comeback as homeowners seek to personalize every detail of their interiors. With sleek, modern forms, True Residential’s Saffron line of refrigerators, wine columns, beverage centers and more offers a contemporary take on a vintage favorite.

Available in both full-size and undercounter units. Prices start at $9,500. (

Warmth and Happiness
Inspired by layers of colored glass, as well as artist Josef Albers’ iconic color square paintings, the Layers throw combines goldenrod with gray and ivory for a nuanced, balanced palette that’s beautiful whether displayed on the back of a chair or wrapped around your shoulders on a cool fall evening. Designed by textile artist Kerry Dean and produced in small batches, each eco-friendly blanket is crafted of 80% recycled cotton.

60"L by 50"W. $165 (

Endless Summer
Transport yourself to a beach with never-ending sunsets and azure waters that disappear into the horizon with Solanas, a collection of outdoor furnishings by Daniel Germani. Each delicate organic form is crafted of powder-coated welded aluminum and an ultracompact porcelainlike surface material for maximum style and durability.

Solanas is available in numerous configurations. Seen here are the Club Chairs in Patio. 32"H by 28"W by 26"D. Price upon request. (

Color Your World
Bring the warmth of the sun indoors with a premium paint rooted in European heritage. Recently launched in the U.S., Curator Paints offers a palette of 144 hues, including 11 stunning shades of yellow, ranging from vibrant lemon hues to barely-there butter tones. Each name tells a tale of life in Ireland.

Tailored Tweed references the Emerald Isle’s iconic fabric and calls to mind cozy sweaters and fallen autumn leaves. $30/quart; $95/gallon (

Sweet Dreams and Sunny Mornings
Who says bedrooms need to be neutral and subdued to be relaxing? The Jenni bed in Fall Yellow offers an elegant, contemporary way to get a good night’s sleep. Upholstered with a suede-look microfiber that is easy to clean and stain-resistant, this low-maintenance statement piece makes any boudoir brighter and more cheerful.

Available in two sizes: queen, 35"H by 94"L by 67"W, $1,065; and king, 35"H by 94"L by 83"W. $1,172 (

Timeless and Trendy
Escape to your own private paradise with Glasshouse wallpaper in the fresh Mustard colorway. Evoking the feeling of a lush botanical garden, this elegant design creates exotic flair whether displayed on a single focal wall or an entire room. Complement it with a soft gray paint shade to accentuate the exotic birds and fanciful foliage design.

32'L by 20"W. $140/roll (


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