4.04.2011

i keep coming back to this one

the shine of the gold stool and of the black lampshade add zing
this image initially caught my eye because i have a pair of similarly hued velvet armchairs that were an incredible find at a thrift store here in chicago.  but what keeps me interested in this room is the play between the femininity of the wine-colored tufted linen, the masculinity of the charcoal grey carpet and the boldness of the graphic striped painting.  it's the dynamic sydney living room of chef-caterers John Wilson and Peter Lin as decorated by Iain Halliday of BHK.  (Vogue Living Australia, Mar/Apr 2010)

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