Colour & Context

Looking for the bright side? Sunshine yellow makes a fine combination with tropical teal and green – with maybe a punch of purple? Fortune favours the bold…


Above, from left: ‘Blade’ ottoman, upholstered in (9455) fabric, Thomas Pheasant at Baker. ‘duVal’ yacht chaise and cushion, McKinnon and Harris. Fabrics on chaise: ‘Sintra’ (N9012251002), maritime and ‘Palmetto’, (N9012260001), mineral, No.9 Thompson at Fox Linton. ‘Floral’ rug, Sacco Carpet. ‘Carisbrooke’ lantern with ‘Pacific’ shades, Vaughan. ‘Perrow’ drinks cart, McKinnon and Harris. ‘Mariner’ lamp, Arteriors. Fabric in frames from left: ‘Fever’ (07952001), turquoise, Boussac at Pierre Frey; ‘Palmetto’ (N9012260001), mineral, No.9 Thompson at Jim Thompson; and ‘Avera Print’ (8018120-303), aloe/fern, Brunschwig & Fils. Fabric in background: ‘Atelier’ (120794), emerald/zest/marine, Harlequin at Style Library. Wallcovering on main wall: ‘Khotan’, quing, Zak + Fox at George Spencer Designs. Wallcovering on left wall: ‘Yucca’ (216648), sky/green, Sanderson at Style Library. Wallcovering on right wall: ‘Sur un Arbre Perche’, Nobilis. Wall panelling: ‘Palm Leaf’, Lincrusta; painted in ‘Artichoke’, Sanderson at Style Library. Wallcovering on hat box: ‘Hedera’ (38534), Arte. Paint on main architrave ‘Papavera’, Sanderson at Style Library. Paint on frame above ottoman: ‘Venetian Red’, Zoffany at Style Library. Paint on central background wall: ‘Tropical Palm’, Sanderson at Style Library. Paint on right architrave: ‘Lazuli’, Zoffany at Style Library. Flooring: ‘Chequerboard’, royal mink and limestone, Artisans of Devizes

Background: ‘Cabris’ fabric (M4018-10), pomme, Colefax and Fowler. Clockwise from left: ‘Quantum 10’ carpet (15481), Wool Classics. ‘Le Plume’ tiles (2160360), Via Arkadia (Tiles). ‘Faina’ embroidered tape, emerald and ‘Bathurst’ embroidered trim, teal, both Texture Exquisite at StudioTex. ‘Portofino Midori’ fabric (DE13738), Holland & Sherry. ‘CW Giorgio’ carpet (8964), Louis de Poortere at Wool Classics. ‘Hampton Trellis’ wallcovering (216660), botanical green, Sanderson at Style Library. ‘Papavera’ and ‘Artichoke’ paints, Sanderson at Style Library. ‘Botanical Trellis’ fabric (236789), tropical palm, Sanderson at Style Library. ‘A La Table du Roi’ wallcovering (B7643002), Céleste, Braquenié at Pierre Frey. Paints: ‘Tropical Palm’, Sanderson at Style Library; ‘Venetian Red’, Zoffany at Style Library. ‘Lineum Lime’, (236785), Sanderson at Style Library. ‘Jaguar Velvet’ fabric (72524-9600), Houlès. ‘Fenne’ fabric (236809), botanical green, Sanderson at Style Library. ‘Counters’ carpet (205), Wool Classics. ‘Anneay’ (ANN285), mystic turquoise, Whistler Leather

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: