February 08, 2012

Colour Inspiration - Creating a design scheme

I was stumbling through the mass of the internet when this picture instantly captured my imagination for a room design, here are a few of my picks to create this feeling in the home.

 

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The chandelier is described by the makers as "A revolution in crystal chandelier design, the Geometrix collection from Schonbek offers glamour, radiance and color second to none. This chandelier is comprised of lily-cut Strass crystal crafted in Austria by Swarovski. Each highly refractive crystal is cut and polished to perfect optical clarity. Paired with six halogen fixtures, this showpiece offers incomparable shimmer."  It certainly does have a fantastic radiance and the refracted light would be ery similar to the light coming through the arch - basically it's perfect.

The sofa is classic and has the softness that the picture has, you feel like you want to curl up in to it and the colour works beautifully to set off the bright purples and lilacs - not every piece has to jump off the page at you (but the cushions on it will add some vibrancy) The sofa will also work perfect opposite these stunning chairs!  These side tables certainly do jump off the page at you, there colour is bright and the pattern has nature spread all over it named the  'Celestial Cloud stool' is is actually inspired by Asian ink paintings. 

 

The coffee table is made from Bone Veneer, it adds another gorgeous texture that is subtle but also works as a gorgeous centre piece.  The main pattern is added through the beautiful wallpaper that perfectly picks up not only the subtle changes of colours in our inspiration but also the type of flower (that was a real masterstroke!) and the mirror brings in the structure that is beautifully holding the arch in place from our inspiration - that bit of rustic against some of the other smooth textures will make this really shine.  One of my favourite pairings in this scheme however is the side tables with the lamps - so many textures and quite different styles but they will work in perfect harmony.

 

1.Chandelier 2. Sofa 3. Stools 4. Coffee table 5.Wallpaper 6. Mirror 7.Lamps 8. Cushion 9. Side table 10. Chair 

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