Multicolour + white in Contemporary Interiors

Contemporary style is often daring with furniture and built-ins colours and surprisingly conservative with window treatments. The stripes and patchwork for instance are used everywhere from rugs to furniture, to upholstery.   Saturated tones of red, blue even purple and are accepted and part of the contemporary aesthetic.   This kitchen borrows the baroque blue and…

Working with yellow

sun lemon strong happy warm blunt brave whimsical whatever you’re thinking, yellow is power

All White

White snow days make you think of white. As the white disappears and the greenery of spring takes over, the afterimage of white lingers with me always. The fantasy like interior landscapes that can have a  life of their own the elegant lines of a successful furniture design (Bardot, by Bernhardt Design) a white background…

Accent mosaics and tiles

When it comes to a certain tile-look in your kitchen or bathroom, there are a few rules that if adhered to, will get you the best value for your efforts. Look for something with personality. Best to let your instincts rule on this one. If you walk into a place and you see something you love,…

Colour RED

Tricky and potent in the same time, interiors with red can slide to be either  overwhelming and intimidating, or warm and inviting. Red is present in any style, from traditional, to contemporary, to retro, to futuristic and even shabby chic. Fascinating colour with so much to offer, it is not everyone’s cup of tea. And yet, it…

Colour in interior design

Do you ever think of your interior as you think of your summer outfit – happy, bold, sunny and ready to live? once in a while… you should…

Colour affection transference to Design

As a child, you must’ve come across the question ‘do you dream in colour?’. I remember when I was asked that and thought, ‘is there anything else but colour?’ In high school I was slowly infatuated with greens, then blues, then orange and many more. Years later I discovered white and then in architecture school,…

Biscuit Oak

If you are to have a picnic on your living room floor, consider a food-inspired pattern like the Biscuit Oak by Patricia Urquiola for Listone Giordano. Fun and food will always inspire.

Colour Day and Night

What a playful sun we have. Look! How wonderfully different this same restaurant is, in day and in night.

Murals

Walls are often understated. Brushed most of the time with a simple coat of paint, they have the potential to be powerful surfaces. And from time to time we see  that embraced.

5 Shades of white

White is by far my favourite colour. It combines all the colours in one, pure, soft, calming power. It also makes a radiating friend out of each other colour by its side. It is approachable, calming, pure, clean… the associations are endless. Here are five ways to look at how to work with white and make the best of it:…