In the Mood: February 2018

{ A Daring Space by Nick Olsen as featured in Veranda}

Lately, I have found myself craving color! While I love the look of a crisp, neutral room, I have been finding myself super drawn to rich jewel tones lately. It could be a case of the winter doldrums, the influence of the sublime Valentino Haute Couture collection that was shown in Paris last week, or a desire to shake things up!  I presume it is a combination of all of these factors. I am lucky that I don’t have one specific look as it allows me to flex my design muscles in order to execute a variety of looks for my clients, all of which are executed in my modern-meets-traditional style.

Currently, that means a cozy, English-inspired house for our client in Greenwich, Connecticut; a modern and sophisticated new construction Chicago condo in a high-contrast palette of black and white, a glamorous, jewel-toned fantasy in Los Angeles, and a variety of local projects that fall somewhere in between. As a result, I am always inspired and am rarely bored with my work– a true gift! This month’s mood is all about the love of color– bright, beautiful, saturated hues in both classic and unusual and inspiring combinations. By the way, I noticed that all of the interior designers whose work I featured in this post live in New York. New York designers are incredibly adept with color, perhaps because it is the antidote to the gray concrete and glass that surrounds them? Food for thought, perhaps.

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture via Vogue.com}

{Mark Rothko}

{A Sumptuous Bedroom by Jeffrey Bilhuber}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Friedel Dzubas}

{A Beautiful Room by Alex Papachristidis as featured in ELLE DECOR}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Mark Rothko}

{A Lovely Dining Room by Ashley Whittaker as featured in House Beautiful}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Alexis Walter}

{A Beautiful Bedroom by Miles Redd as featured in Veranda}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Mark Rothko}

{A Chic Room by Alex Papachristidis featuring one of my Favorite Fabrics, Schumacher’s Samarkand Ikat II}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Elliott Puckett}

{A Bold, Red Entryway by Nick Olsen as featured in House Beautiful}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Italo Valenti Fiore}

{A Cozy Red Nook by Ashley Whittaker as featured in House Beautiful}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Cy Twombly}

{A Bright Mix of Colors in a Living Room by Miles Redd as featured in House Beautiful}

{Valentino Spring 2018 Couture}

{Alexis Walter}

 


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