03/12/2012 02:45 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Whether They're Fanciful, Sleek Or Regency Chic, All-white Rooms Deserve A Place In The Sun In Modern Home Design

I love color. I love it alone or all mixed up. I love it in patterns, blocks and splotches. But I think my first love is the all-white room.

A white room can be modern or cottage. It can look French provincial or Manahattan slick. It can be a blank canvas for other features -- maybe color, art or a dazzling view. Or it can be its own centerpiece. White works in every single room, and it is almost never the wrong choice as a wall color.

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