Blue and white is a classic interiors match, working equally as well in a chic living room as it does on ceramics. Go beyond the willow pattern with this take, which mixes various shades of blue with clashing prints.
The dashing interior designer ditches English restraint in favor of super-luxe materials and flamboyant bespoke furnishings.
‘I planned this room around some old silk ikat I found in Istanbul,’ says designer Jane Churchill of the two-bedroomed terrace house in London to which she downsized. ‘I designed two chairs for it – without armrests but with curved backs for comfort, as there is no space for armchairs.’
Mid-century modern style furniture is at odds with the period features and the whitewash backdrop of this living room, and yet the combination is perfect, resulting in a strong design-led scheme.
Designer Wesley Moon spent five years painting, recovering and tinkering with the vintage pieces in this Manhattan home.
The photograph above the sofa is from the Benrubi Gallery.
I spend a lot of time searching for inspiration to help me decorate my living room and I’m continually drawn to blue and grey. Maybe I need to shake things up? I mean I’ve also put up a blue bathroom. Should I incorporate more colour? Greens? Reds? What do you think? Which one is your favourite?