A Zen Massage Room Design That Cues Calm With Color


zen massage room design with blue walls, colorful art and natural textures

Leave it to designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard to kick any notions that neutral and wellness must walk hand-in-hand to the curb. Exhibit A: This exuberant massage room set high on a cliff in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Bullard confidently swathed the space in Benjamin Moore’s Covington Blue, a languid, ocean-green tone that plays to the Sea of Cortez beyond the windows. A medley of natural woven sisal and abaca furnishings—all nods to indigenous Mexican arts and crafts—join a 1970s painting scored at an antique shop in Mexico City, which Bullard admits is his favorite element of the room.

“The vibrancy holds you captive whilst still maintaining calmness to its abstract nature and earthy pigments,” Bullard explains, adding, “it has a distinct and welcoming warmth reminiscent of Cabo’s famous sunsets.” martynlawrencebullard.com



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