34 Enchanting Blue and White Rooms

This classic color combination can be both relaxing and invigorating, and in the hands of our favorite designers, it always feels fresh.
blue and white dining room by Sarah Shetter Design, Inc.

Sarah Shetter imbued this 1917 Los Angeles dining room with a fresh, modern vibe. A pair of Couronnes chandeliers by Bourgeois Bohème hang over the custom light wood table, which is surrounded by architectural chairs by Roberto and Mito Block.

Photo by Sam Frost

blue and white bedroom by Santopietro Interiors

There’s a softness inside this Sea Bright, New Jersey, beach house, which was built from concrete and steel to withstand the elements. Santopietro Interiors created a serene space in this bedroom, with its refreshing color palette and plush upholstered bed with a channel-tufted headboard.

Photo by Robert Wright

farmhouse kitchen by Cloth & Kind

A large blue island grounds the otherwise all-white kitchen in this Watkinsville, Georgia, farmhouse by Cloth & Kind. The iron and wood counter stools and the rough-hewn posts and beams add rustic appeal to the polished space.

Photo by Sarah Dorio

Summer Thornton aimed to respect and reflect this Chicago house’s Victorian heritage when she undertook its complete renovation. In the dining room, the classic silhouettes of the delft-style vases and white-painted furniture may hark back to the early 20th century, but the electric-blue wall color, shiny silver ceiling and cloud paintings are thoroughly modern.

Photo by Tony Soluri

blue and white bathroom by Emily Tucker

This rich blue vanity serves as a strong pop of color against the white walls and subway tile in a Boulder, Colorado, master bath by Emily Tucker Design.

Photo by Heather Knierim

blue and white bedroom by Kylee Shintaffer Design


Kylee Shintaffer designed this breezy bedroom on Washington’s San Juan Islands, which features a cozy reading nook that comprises a pair of plush armchairs with a matching ottoman.

Photo by Eric Piasecki

living room by Kirsten Kelli

For this Beverly Hills, California, family home, Kirsten Kelli employed various shades of blue along with multiple patterns to give the residence a feeling of playful ease.

Photo by Max Kim-Bee


kitchen by Sara Gilbane

Sara Gilbane Interiors designed this cozy breakfast nook with a refreshing decor that makes the Manhattan prewar apartment feel like a New England country house.

Photo by Zach DeSart

bedroom by Sara Gilbane

In the bedroom of the same apartment, Gilbane chose a bold pattern for the bed, throw pillows and canopy crown.

Photo by Zach DeSart

living room by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

The wood-clad walls and ceiling add warmth to this Martyn Lawrence Bullard-designed Malibu living room, which is further softened by the pair of pale blue tufted sofas and Moroccan-style area rug.

Photo by Roger Davies

bathroom by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Marble and wood accents temper the boldly patterned ikat slipper chair and wallpaper in the bathroom of the Malibu home.

Photo by Roger Davies

blue and white bedroom by Kelly Behun

The Kelly Behun–designed master bedroom of a Manhattan apartment includes bespoke Gracie wallpaper and a pair of ostrich-feather and gold Duck Feet lamps by Porta Romana.

Photo by Richard Powers

blue and white family room by Kelly Behun

In the family room of the same Park Avenue apartment Behun, a pair of Gray Malin photos hang on the chevron walls, and furnishings include a Joe Colombo Tube chair and a Nada Debs cocktail table.

Photo by Richard Powers

entryway by the Mendelson Group

In this Manhattan apartment by the Mendelson Group, the entryway is punctuated by panels of Porter Teleo hand-painted wallcoverings.

Photo by Eric Piasecki

blue and white bedroom by Kelly Behun

A bedroom in this Park Avenue, New York, penthouse by Kelly Behun features mural-like custom wallcoverings depicting mountains and water, along with a rich floral rug.

Photo by Richard Powers

blue and white living room by Kirsten Kelli

Kirsten Kelli played with patterns but stuck to a limited palette in this Dallas living room, which keeps the effect tasteful, not overwhelming.

Photo by Max Kim-Bee

blue and white kitchen by Consort

A charming blue island adds a pop of color to this otherwise all-white Los Angeles kitchen by Consort.

Photo by Laure Joliet

blue and white bedroom by Tucker & Marks

Suzanne Tucker of Tucker & Marks updated this 1908 San Francisco home, and this bedroom features her Carita wallpaper, which is inspired by French 19th-century motifs.

Photo by Edward Addeo

blue and white living room by Consort

This elegant sitting area in a Los Angeles guesthouse by Consort features a sumptuous velvet barrel chair and a celestial diptych that echoes the wall color.

Photo by Chris Patey

blue and white living room by David Collins Studio

David Collins Studio designed the Apartment, this penthouse suite at the Connaught hotel in London. The airy living room features ombre curtains and a velvet sofa and slipper chairs in various shades of blue.

Photo by Damien Russell

blue and white office by Sasha Bikoff

Sasha Bikoff opted for cobalt-blue lacquered walls in this study of a Manhattan apartment, which pops agains the bright white mantel and trim.

Photo by Nicole Cohen

blue and white bedroom by Studio Ashby

At the Studio Ashby–designed Robertson Small Hotel in South Africa, a deep blue headboard with built-in swing-arm lamps and side tables is paired with richly patterned textiles.

Photo by Mikey Hoyle

blue and white bedroom by Huniford Design Studio

A mounted blue marlin sets a playful vibe in the bedroom of this Southampton, New York, poolhouse by Huniford Design Studio, which features a gingham-upholstered headboard and surfing-themed photography.

Photo by Ryan Moore

blue and white bathroom by Kemble Interiors

The vaulted ceiling, stripes and trompe l’oeil details in this Palm Beach bathroom by Kemble Interiors makes it feel like the inside of a cabana tent.

Photo courtesy of Kemble Interiors

blue and white bedroom by Consort

This bedroom sitting area in a Manhattan apartment by Consort features a pair of deep blue velvet armchairs.

Photo by Reid Rolls

blue and white bathroom by Consort

The blue-stained cabinets add a rustic element to this Tribeca bathroom by Damon Liss Design.

Photo by Eric Piasecki

blue and white bedroom by John Barman

A blue upholstered bed frame and neutral linens balance the ornately patterned wallpaper and mother-of-pearl chest of drawers in this Manhattan penthouse bedroom by John Barman Inc.

Photo by Anastassios Mentis

blue and white kitchen by Summer Thornton

A striped area rug and Chinese ginger jars add a pop of color and pattern to casual dining area of a Naples, Florida, family retreat by Summer Thornton.

Photo by Brantley Photography

blue and white bedroom by Giannetti Home

Giannetti Home created a rustic, vintage look in the bedroom of this Oxnard, California, residence with a burlap-upholstered headboard and quirky pieces like the shell-encrusted lamp.

Photo by Lisa Romerein

blue and white living room by Giannetti Home

The living room of the Oxnard residence has a subtle interpretation of nautical style, with wall art featuring closeup views of the sea and accessories in various shades of the ocean.

Photo by Lisa Romerein

blue and white bedroom by Reath Design

A Moroccan lantern hangs over the cozy nook Reath Design created in this Malibu bedroom with a shag rug and a large round cushion and throw pillows.

Photo by Andre Vippolis

living room by NH Design

The walls of this London apartment’s study by NH Design are covered in peacock-blue grass cloth, and Nicky Haslam made the space octagonal with trellis laid over white book wallpaper.

Photo by Simon Upton

A bright blue lacquer accentuates the coffered ceiling and other architectural details in this dining room of a Park Avenue apartment by Kemble Interiors.

Photo by Francesco Lagnese

blue and white living room by 2Michaels

The living room of this apartment by 2Michaels on Manhattan’s Upper West Side includes a custom walnut bookcase, at the center of which a framed print by Sebastian Bremer slides away to reveal a TV.

Photo by Eric Laignel