Bold and Beautiful

Vibrant colors and daring designs boost visual appeal at this Florida architect's home.

Perfect Pairing

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Perfect Pairing

In the master bedroom, ceramic birds perched on rustic shelves were painted to match the pale blue that crops up in throw pillows, the geometric carpet, and the ceiling. "The room has a little drama, but it's not too serious," Tim says.

Friendly Frame-up

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Friendly Frame-up

Black frames unify family photos and other images in the downstairs guest room, creating a bold and dramatic side wall.

Stripe Hype

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Stripe Hype

Suggesting a festive beach cabana, multihued stripes converge in the boys' playroom, where hardy outdoor fabric covers a sleeper sofa.

Open Up

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Open Up

Outdoor-fabric curtains frame doorways in the side porch off the living area. "It's my favorite place to watch a football game on a cool fall day," Tim says.

Excellent Accents

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Excellent Accents

The white walls, curtains, and rug in the living room allow punches of color―whether on a chair, ottoman, or trim―to have greater impact.

Striking Staircase

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Striking Staircase

Colorful resin rectangles punctuate the aluminum poles that line the stairway.

Contemporary Convenience

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; styling by Brian Carter

Contemporary Convenience

Tim's playful approach extends to painted ceiling panels and letters etched on kitchen cabinet doors. "I don't know my way around the kitchen, so if I'm looking for pancake syrup, Paige can say, 'Look in cabinet C,'" Tim explains.

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