Our Top 10 Happiest Rooms

We culled through 15 years of photographs to find the rooms that put the biggest smiles on our faces. From bright palettes to nautical nods, these ideas add cheer to any space.

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Photographer: Jean-Phillipe Piter


Spirits soar just as high in this easy-breezy, pavilion-style space. A connection to the outdoors—where you can feel breezes blowing and look out at seemingly endless water views—is a true mood enhancer. Keep those indoor/outdoor spaces casual with cushy seating, no-fuss accessories, and easy come, easy go style.

Dining Room from our February 2010 issue

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