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Blame it on the popularity of HBO's Euphoria or an entire year with nary a rave (...don't check Bushwick), neon accents are definitely having a moment. A pop of neon — in decor, art, paint, or accessories — gives a space an unexpected jolt of energy, especially among whites and creams, adding interest to neutral and natural settings alike. In spite of your previous associations, I'm here to tell you that day-glo tones are not just for Zoomers or your Burning Man camp. Neon objects carry with them a spirit of play and joy that is desperately needed in 2021. That said, adding neon to your space requires a delicate hand to avoid any resemblance to an undergrad highlighter party.
For neon styling in the home without compromising sophistication, I gravitate towards rooms with a neutral color palette and clean design; Minimal spaces are primed and ready for neon accessorizing and you can really go wild. Expert level neon technique: mixing fluorescent decor with other colors. 😱 The result is especially impactful when the non-neon colors are muted, belonging to furniture in natural materials like stone, clay, or wood.
The bubble glass vase in a hot pink from Maiven is ready to make your nightstand or entryway really ✨pop✨. Fill it with your Springtime craspedia or edge it up with MCM cocktail stirrers.
Highlighter yellow in quilt form! Suay's blanket can be your bridge from house festival to cozy cottage — just add baskets and floral ceramics and you're in the English countryside (with edge). Suay Sew Shop offers quintessential future vintage, producing their textiles out of 100% scrap fabrics.
This lil cutie from BAMM BAMM SHOP would shake up the surface of your wooden desk that's been getting so much use this year. Of note: the pearl feet that stabilize the alarm clock and elevate it from Spencer's Gifts to an heirloom (but affordable) Space Age feel.
Rugs are an excellent choice to add a heaping dose of neon to your space, due to sheer surface area! This hot pink Moroccan boujaad rug courtesy of Marracreation would certainly do the trick.
Though this unbelievably rare lime 90s plaster unit has slipped away, Phoenix's Spaghetti Valley has a host of boldly colored objects and furniture to explore.
The Rexite organizer is another understandably ubiquitous object, seen here sold by Day and Age. Made by Rino Pirovano for Interdesign in the 70s and made popular by Home Union, these swiveling catchalls come in the most cheerful neon colors.
A decorative Murano glass bowl that got away (single tear), featuring multiple neon hues in an ethereal form
We want to know: Are there any neon objects you're eyeing?