orange for happiness

Mr. Sinatra with his dog, Ringo.

“Orange is the happiest color,” Frank Sinatra said of his favorite hue, which showed up in his clothes and his houses. Sinatra bought a modest house at the Tamarisk Country Club in Rancho Mirage in the mid-1950s and lived there until May 1995

Mr. Sinatra's Bedroom

Sinatra’s simple bedroom, with a double bed, contains many of his possessions: a statue of St. Francis, a train set, some embroidered pillows. Sinatra’s designer Bea Korshak, who he hired to help renovate the interiors, changed some colors to peach, “but I couldn’t quite get the orange out of him,” she said