Too often, decorating a pink room is limited to girls’ bedrooms. This, we think, is a waste of a wonderful color that needn’t be solely thought of as feminine. In fact, used well, pink can be elegant, sultry, as an accent, as an enveloping shade, and even in a living room.

If you are considering pink room ideas, it is worth seeking expert advice first, precisely because it isn’t the easiest color to get right if you are aiming for sophistication. Luckily, interior architect and designer – and a big fan of pink – Natalia Miyar shares her tips for putting a sophisticated spin on decorating with pink.