Month: August, 2013

Pretty Walls

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Living in Color

Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 7.47.07 AM1st Dibs editorial “Living in Color” by Clair Watson

Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 7.47.31 AMProud green

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Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 7.46.38 AMEccentric Red

XXX_P1040864Featured from Laserow Antiques: Red lacquered chest design by Laserow.

Watson writes: ” We all know that a splash of red in a monochromatic room adds some excitement. But red also reveals a person’s force of will, at least according to Swiss psychologist Dr. Max Luscher, who first utilized color-preference as a psychological measurement in the 1940’s. Still in use today, his test shows that color choice reveals your true personality and current mood. The following pages build on Dr. Luscher’s eight basic test colors, providing some chromatic inspiration to aesthetes of all the shades.”

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His Office

Screen Shot 2013-08-19 at 6.55.24 PMDesk accessories for a gentleman’s desk

8745185_fullsizeGustavian Desk

 

Screen Shot 2013-08-19 at 7.03.36 PMKarl Johan Desk Chairs – Laserow Antiques

Inspiration: Urns

tumblr_mp0jymdNfP1rjea7uo1_1280Large white urn as a contrast to the white sideboard.

863659_lUrn from Andalusian 

XXX_3_urna_i_par_TyskalndPair of tall white urns. 

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XXX_8829_1306175459_1A Oriental garden urn in glazed ceramic 

 

Do it Like Vervoordt

tumblr_mr73gyFUtl1qlmanko1_500Interior by Axel Vervoordt
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Screen Shot 2013-08-17 at 5.21.46 PMWhite cotton sofa from Restoration Hardware

 

XXX_8829_1300819766_1Swedish Baroque armchair made 1650-1750

Bathroom with a Mahogany Mirror

tumblr_mqgajnWgP01qa0k95o1_500All white bathroom with gilded faucets. Perfect way to bring sophisticated contrast in – A dark brown mahogany mirror.

 

 

XXX_12_EnglandBeautiful Danish mahogany mirror made during the second half of 18th Century. Details such as laurel swags in gilded wood, flowers and ribbon bows in gilded wood.

 

 

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A Mahogany mirror with colored rococo detailed inlays such as shells, rocaille, acanthus leaves, made during the mid 18th Century. Original condition.

 

Get Ready for Fall: Touch of Africa

Screen Shot 2013-08-15 at 8.19.17 AMEarthy colors and fur. 1. A Mama Buffalo Mask – Nigeria 2.  Plant Photography Pic The poetry of Material Things 3. Large African Floor Urn       4. Tibetan Goat Fur Pillow By Laserow Antiques & Interior Design – Made to Order

Inspiration: Floor Candlesticks

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XXX_8829_1303223540_1Pair of tall Italian gueridons in dark patinated bonze. Made during the Baroque period early 18th Century.  H: 33.5 in