In honor of this month’s navy theme on the new Design*Sponge Pinterest page, I was inspired to go through the Sneak Peek archives and hunt for navy in homes. I tried hard to stick to navy and not get distracted by teal or cornflower, and there was a lot of turquoise that didn’t make the cut, either. Navy is one of my favorite shades of blue, and lately I’ve been really into the deep, almost-black navy. I think it’s going to play a supporting role in the new Design*Sponge office space. — Amy Azzarito
Image above: Navy accents in Morgane Sezalory’s white bedroom in Paris.
Image above: This blue and white bedspread gives the bedroom a nautical feel. From Sneak Peek: Joel Fitzpatrick
Image above: A beautiful shade of blue in Fiona Douglas’ Glasgow, Scotland, home
See more Best of: Navy after the jump!
Image above: Blue velvet sofa in Jordan Carlson’s Brooklyn apartment
Image above: Navy chair from Urban Outfitters in Carla & Jack Fahden’s Minneapolis home
Image above: Navy rug in Rob & Julie Maigret’s Los Angeles living room
Image above: The navy-accented living room in Emma Jeffs’ London home is filled with artwork created by friends and family.
Image above: Belgium wardrobe in Cassandra Ellis & Ed Prichard’s London home. Technically, it’s painted “Off Black” by Farrow & Ball, but it gives a navy vibe.
Image above: Klara Bothen hung “Clouds” by Swedish textile designer Gunila Axén in her bedroom.
Image above: A quilt made with wool from a Michigan sheep farm adorns the bed in Meghan McEwen’s new Detroit b&b, Honor&Folly.
Image above: Batik dyed bedspread in Naomi Stein’s Philadelphia apartment
Image above: A patterned backsplash in Brooklyn designed by Lauren Stern
Image above: Batik bedspread in Max Freeman and Margaret Singer’s Brooklyn home
Image above: A newly renovated kitchen in Judith de Graaff’s home outside of Paris
Image above: Small office bathroom in Judith de Graaff’s home outside of Paris
Image above: A navy sofa pillow in Sisse Jonassen’s Hudson Valley home
Image above: Navy chair in Courtney Bishop’s home in Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina
Image above: In her Brooklyn kitchen, Juliet Gorman recovered her kitchen chairs in fabric from Purl SoHo.
Image above: A Japanese and Scandinavian design-inspired bench in Elodie Laleous’ Paris apartment
Image above: To unify their Brooklyn railroad apartment, Alison Feldmann and Jeff Bergstrom kept the color palette simple: blues, whites and grays.
Image above: A blue chair in the home of Copenhagen artist Sarah Havass
Image above: To give the kitchen a custom look that didn’t have a custom price tag, Gemma Ahren replaced existing doors with MDF doors, which she then spray painted an inky blue. The trick here was to make the doors slightly longer than usual, so they look more bespoke and expensive.