The other day a reader named Bo sent us this link to a black and white home on a Swedish real estate site. I thought it was a cool pad, but then while perusing the site I came across this home that really got me going. I LOVE the location, the open layout, the fresh colour scheme, the whitewashed wide plank hardwood, the grey trim, the black Smeg, the viewwwwww…….(thx Bo!)
Andrea of for me, for you emailed with a contribution to my grey post from the other day. Check out this glimpse into her home, complete with some mid-century classics THAT SHE FOUND ON CRAIGSLIST FOR $170 (FOR BOTH CHAIRS!!!). Everyone could use a little Cherner and Saarinen in their lives don’t you think?? (Thanks Andrea!)
Update: Our friend Drey of bijou kaleidoscope just introduced me to the grey living room of Kim from Four Beds Two Baths, as seen above. LOVE IT! I always loved a teak credenza against a grey wall. Thanks Drey and kudos Kim!
My sister was talking to her neighbour the other day about grey walls. Her neighbour said grey walls were cold and depressing. I SOOOOO disagree with her, and so much so that I had to post some photos of grey rooms to prove her wrong. I LOVE grey, but I admit, choosing a warm grey can be difficult. But I think you can do alot with furnishings in a room with grey walls. No matter what the shade, as long as you throw in lots of creams and nice plush fabrics (faux furs in particular), or some pops of colour, like orange or yellow (both of which I adore with grey), you can’t go wrong. To me, if a neutral is what you’re after, think about using grey instead of white. Didn’t you know grey is the new white? 😉
|Steven Gambrel||Taylor Howes|
|Fox-Nahem Design||Jeff Herron|
|Domino||Reinboth & Company|
We posted these photos over on design*sponge but I just had to post them again here in large format. This dark luxe Sydney city apartment is elegant, sophisticated and masculine. When you tire of the luxury appointments you can always gaze out the full height windows at the amazing Sydney view. Another stunner from Greg Natale. Thanks for being so generous with the pictures of your work Greg.
PS Greg is sending photos of his latest white on white beach house. Can’t wait!