As in fashion, white is crisp and cool in the summer and cozy, sophisticated and classic in the winter. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication and is always in season. Mixing together different shades of white from gray whites to ivories and creams with natural materials such as warm woods and rattan, creates rich and welcoming rooms. Welcoming Whites bring an airiness into any room. Beautiful monochromatic rooms are achieved with layers of thick and interesting textures in fabrics and rugs. Natural fabrics such as wool, linen, cotton, and the luxurious feel of baby alpaca and cashmere all work well in a White Color Palette. The thick white Nordic Cable Throw and the textures in the creamy rug along with the soft linen sofas are all enhanced by the warmth of wood, as in the Teak Root Coffee Table above. Don't forget to light a candle or a fire to give your room that warm glow. Just like on sandy beach with crashing waves and white seafoam and driftwood , the mix of the whites, grays and creams create a strikingly beautiful scene, so too does the mix of whites and natural textures in a room.