Designer Point of View

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Behind the idea – talking moodboards with Farah Ebrahimi from E15

When writing about colour is your occupation for years on end, you get to have a pretty honed eye for which individuals are carving a unique path using colour. We put German-based Iranian designer Farah Ebrahimi in this category of individualism – she’s the colour expert and art director for furniture brand e15 and its sister architectural practice,… read more

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Commissioned to colour – abstract artist Trudie Moore

Artist Trudie Moore loves colour, as a quick glance at her abstract, geometric and often neon-infused canvases will demonstrate. However she also loves interiors, and has recently taken on a number of commissions to create art for homeowners tailored specifically to their own home and space. From site visits to measuring up specific walls for a… read more

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Luna & Curious transform tribal masks into needlepoint

Unveiled this month, a collaboration between Luna & Curious founders Rheanna Lingham, Polly George and Kaoru Parry, with social enterprise Fine Cell Work blends the current hot trend of tribal masks with abstract drawing, make-up art and of course colour, in a joyous collection of graphic hand-crafted needlepoint cushions. The seeds of the concept grew from the shop’s pursuit to highlight the… read more

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Captured – the colours of Skye by artist Helena Emmans

Artist and Jeweller Helena Emmans lives and works on the Hebridean island of Skye where she makes handmade silver spoons, each one an irregular, unique beauty, as well as paintings and hand dyed thread work sculptures. All are inspired by the colours and forms of the landscapes that surround her – the spoons borrowing their shapes from light… read more

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2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House: Timothy Whealon Room Tour

Timothy Whealon’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House “White Orchard Room” harkens back to the bedrooms of the great English Country House—reinterpreted with a fresh, edited, modern sensibility. Learn more about how he incorporated his signature style into this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House below. What was the source of inspiration for your room? The inspiration… read more

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2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House: David Collins Studio Room Tour

The world of London-based David Collins Studio is often defined by its signature approach to contemporary luxury and design, developed and refined over the last three decades. David Collins Studio’s Creative Director, Simon Rawlings, discusses how he reinterpreted the firm’s famous Blue Bar at The Berkeley Hotel in London design for this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House through a luxurious yet… read more

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2016 KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE: ALEX PAPACHRISTIDIS ROOM TOUR

Celebrated interior designer, Alex Papachristidis, is best known for his usage of strong colour and layering bold patterns, but swapped his typical jewel tones for whites and cream colours for the 44th annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House, located at the Carlton House Townhouse. We sat down with Alex to learn more about his exquisite dining room, filled with 18th-century antique… read more

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2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House: Suzanne Kasler Room Tour

Each year, celebrated interior designers transform a luxury New York City home into an elegant exhibition of fine furnishings, art and technology. Over the course of four decades, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has grown into a must-see event for thousands of design enthusiasts and is renowned for sparking interior design trends throughout the… read more

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Designer Point of View: In Conversation with Carl D’Aquino

Elegant, elevated, detailed, and timeless: All the interiors Carl D’Aquino creates eschew fleeting trends in favor of enduring style, luxury, and livability. The New York-based partner of design firm D’Aquino Monaco (which he and architect Francine Monaco lead) creates residential spaces — as well as hospitality, retail, and commercial projects — that mesh comfort and livability… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist