Think of a white room as a blank canvas awaiting your special touch – just add dabs of bright color and pattern for a transformative result.

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Upholstered furniture manufacturer Taylor King presents a collection of seating pieces in cheerful hues and patterns. From whimsical floral embroideries to retro-inspired graphic prints, these fabrics pair perfectly with handcrafted, timeless frame styles. From left: Kensington chair, Perry settee, Courtney sofa. (shubertdesign.com)

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This patch pouf ottoman, dubbed “Old Bengali,” should recall your grandma’s crazy quilt. Instead of raiding her remnants, though, Indian artisans used textiles and sari fabrics to create a colorful, cotton patchwork cover for a comfy pouf. Granny might not have been so crazy after all. (pier1.com)

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French Bull’s sleek coupe-style Tropic Fantasia dinner plate looks fantastic in an all-white kitchen. The colorful high-grade, glazed-melamine dish is scratch- and shatter-resistant, nonabsorbent and free of the chemical bisphenol A. Ideal for sides, snacks and more, it can be used for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. (frenchbull.com)

Upholstered furniture manufacturer Taylor King presents a collection of seating pieces in cheerful hues and patterns. From whimsical floral embroideries to retro-inspired graphic prints, these fabrics pair perfectly with handcrafted, timeless frame styles. From left: Kensington chair, Perry settee, Courtney sofa. (shubertdesign.com)

Nancy Robinson is a contributing writer to Ladue News specializing in interiors and home décor.