Our Kings Road showroom has a regularly changing display of furniture, including white furniture, plus modern art. The art is beautifully curated by our friends at Tag Fine Arts and one current piece sums up winter. It’s called ‘Balloon’ by Dede Johnston and is over a meter wide, one of five signed editions. The image is from a series entitled ‘The New Wilderness’, a C-type print of a scene from Courcheval, France. It captures the perfect stillness of snow and is wonderfully ethereal. Look carefully. A tiny hot air balloon floats above the clouds, highlighting the scale and beauty of our natural world.
Zigzag motifs are apparently ‘in’! Well, they’ve never been ‘out’ to be honest.
We’ve had a long love-affair with the incredible fabrics and clothes produced by the Italian design-house Missoni. In 2016 we were lucky enough to begin working with one of the company’s sub-brands Missoni Home. We’d always loved the crazy chevron or zigzag pattern the company is famous for. So it was no surprise that Missoni’s imaginative use of this ancient pattern works beautifully on furniture and home accessories. Continue reading “Zigzag motifs, Italian style, Missoni Home”
Sometimes it’s difficult to get a handle on emerging trends…are metallics STILL with us, will taupe ever go away? But this season we’ve had no problems spotting what’s going to be BIG in the world of interiors next year. Think COLOUR.
Beautiful jewel tones: sapphire blues and yellows, garnet reds, emerald greens, aqua marine… wonderfully rich colours that will breathe life into a room, complement existing schemes or add a striking pop of colour to a room (for those of us still in love with our Down Pipe Grey walls – you know who you are).