25 Purple Rooms That Are Gorgeously Invigorating

The powerful pop of color you need right now.

Best Purple Rooms
Simon Upton/Mikkel Vang

It wasn't just an 80s trend. Done right, purple can be an distinguishing color in your home. Whether you’re looking for a powerful pop, or seeking a subdued shade, purples range from neutral to bold, bringing a unique personality into any space.

We gathered 25 of our favorite purple rooms that prove just how gorgeous this color can be.

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Best Purple Rooms
Douglas Friedman
Pink and Purple Harmony

In Alina Cho's Central Park South apartment, a living room is powerfully feminine and flooded with light. A tufted purple bench pairs with millennial pink walls; zebra patterned chairs tie together the glamorous space.

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Best Purple Rooms
Ricardo Labougle
Moody Purple Dining

In a Spanish-inspired London townhouse, the dining room's Victorian table sits atop a custom Patricia Sanchiz rug. The antique space's moody green walls are offset by the two-toned, rich purple rug and watery blue curtains.

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Best Purple Rooms
Simon Upton
A Deep, Cool Purple Den

In decorator Alisa Bloom's sultry 1920s penthouse, a color punched style comes to life in the den. The vintage sofa is in a velvet, and the rug is by the .

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Best Purple Rooms
William Waldron
Complementary Shades

In cosmetics star Jeanine Lobell and actor Anthony Edwards' eclectic family home, the master bedroom is invigorated through a thoughtful use of purples. A deep-toned custom bed, sheer pink-purple curtains, and walls painted in Grappa come together in harmony.

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Best Purple Rooms
Richard Powers
Texture Play

In an eggplant purple dining room, J. Robert Scott chairs are upholstered in a Fortuny cotton, the walls are covered in a JAB wool and Houlès nailheads, and the curtains are of a Donghia cotton.

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Best Purple Rooms
Simon Upton
Mediterranean Influence

The guest bedroom of an eclectic Adriatic home features a punchy purple accent wall, which backs a woven screen from Burundi that serves as the headboard. The bedcover is of West African kente cloth, and the floor mat is Indonesian.

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Richard Powers
Dramatic Purple Couch

In designer Alex Papachristidis' bold NYC apartment, a seating area feels royal thanks to antique chairs and a decadent velvet couch, all of which are backed by a graphic vintage wallpaper.

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Mikkel Vang
Saturated Purple Library

In this Upper East Side apartment designed by , the library is saturated in purple. The custom sofa is upholstered in a velvet and the cushions are in a cotton. The custom carpet is by , the Louis XVI armchair is covered in a fabric and the walls are heated in a Manuel Canovas lambswool. The print is by Andy Warhol.

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Mikkel Vang
Glowing Purple Bedroom

In the same purple-filled apartment designed by Papachristidis, the custom bed is upholstered in a fabric and dressed in bedding by . The light fixture was found at a Paris flea market, the lamps are by with custom shades by and the rug is a custom design. The walls are sheathed in a linen by , and the curtains are of a silk by the same company, with trim.

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Francesco Lagnese
Soft Purple Walls

In the master bedroom of Vanity Fair style chronicler and social fixture Amy Fine Collins, the soft purple walls in the master bedroom serve as a sweet backdrop for drawings by . The circa-1915 bed is dressed in linens designed by , who also created the wall treatment. The swing-arm lamps by sport custom-made shades.

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William Waldron
Splashes of Warm Purple

In author 's Hamptons home, decorated by , the master bedroom's splashes of purple are complemented by a more neutral grass cloth wall covering by . The custom rug is by .

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Simon Upton
Muted Purple Veranda

In their Jaipur, India apartment, fashion designer and her husband Nicholas Alvis Gega appointed a vibrant shade of purple to the veranda walls. The carved-wood table and bench blend with white-painted polyhedrons and mercury-glass balls.

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Dominique Vorillon
Cool Purple Ceiling

In a traditional stone house in Bel Air, decorated by designer , a daughter's room is modernized with a blue-purple ceiling, linen curtains by and cream walls.

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Roger Davies
Purple Covered Living Room

In model Jessica Stam's New York apartment, the living room is characterized by purple walls, purple drapes and a purple custom-made rug by Stark. Armchairs upholstered in a cotton are circa the 1950s, as is the floor lamp, and the vintage sofa was found on .

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Björn Wallander
Feminine Purple Master

In a Manhattan townhouse, the master bedroom's purple custom-color wallpaper is by . The cast-metal bed is also a custom design, the headboard and bed skirt are of a fabric by and the canopy curtains are of a silk by that was embroidered by and lined with a fabric by .

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Mikkel Vang
Earthy Purple Accent

In the living room of an 1870s carriage house in Bedford, New York, the purple dhurrie is 19th century. The custom sofa is covered in a cotton and the cocktail table is by . The Egyptian light fixture is from .

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Richard Powers
Glossy Purple Floors

The living room of this São Paulo house showcases tones of purple throughout. The built-in concrete banquette is fitted with velvet cushions and the rug is Chinese. Concrete tiles colored with iron oxide line the floor.

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Simon Upton
Purple Minimalism

In a Mexico City home that blends minimalism with folk art tradition, the living room purple chairs, cocktail table and purple sofa are all by . The artwork over the sofa is a reproduction of a 1936 telegram from R. Buckminster Fuller to Isamu Noguchi explaining Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity, and is by Jose Dávila. The 19th-century mirror is Mexican.

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Simon Upton
Purple Fabrics

In this Manhattan family home, the master bedroom is accented with purple in the bed and drapes. The custom-made bed is upholstered in a linen, and the bedding is by . The carpet is by .

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purple rooms
Simon Upton
Victorian-Inspired Purples

In this English manor house, the library sofas are by , and the armchairs, which are reproductions of Victorian originals from Somerleyton, are upholstered in fabric by ; the mahogany Pembroke side table dates to 1790, the rug is a copy of a 17th-century design, the 1920s oak bookcases are by Wilcox of Warwick, and the walls are painted in Teal by .

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purple rooms
Jean-Francois Jassaud
Subdued Grayish Purples

designed the Afribaton chair, marble-topped table, hemp pedestal, Mira mirror, and sconce prototypes in the meeting room of his French duplex; the crystal chandelier is from the early 20th century, and three of his 1992 glass sculptures in ultramarine blue fabric and bulrushes sit atop the 19th-century marble fireplace.

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Eric Piasecki
Luxurious Purple Velvet

In Christina Juarez's color-drenched apartment, the vintage Milo Baughman sofa is in a velvet and a pair of 1970s chairs are in a velvet. The cocktail table and floor lamp are by , the side tables are by , and the pillows and rug are by . The portraits are by Kimberly Brooks.

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Eric Piasecki
Pattern Crazy Purples

Also in the home of Christina Juarez, the custom chaise has a seat cushion in a and a back bolster in a fabric. The cocktail table is by , the dresser is by West Elm, and the vintage lamp from has a shade by . Artworks by (from left) Yee Wong, Wayne Pate, and Takashi Murakami hang on walls covered in a wallpaper from .

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William Waldron
Neutral Purples

In the master bedroom of this West Village apartment, the bed and side tables are custom designs, the walls are sheathed in a custom grass cloth by , and the sconces are by .

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Joshua McHugh
Rosy Purple Walls

In the master bedroom of an Upper West Side apartment, a Hästens bed is dressed in linens by and , the circa-1970 side tables are by , and the lamp is by Taylor; the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Cinder Rose, and the photographs are by Marsha Lebedev Bernstein.

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