found patterns: a little escape

* images from clockwise: Xoan Sampaino, anjci, Xoan Sampaino, Adam Axon, Vincent,

the mighty igor

These amazing pieces are from artist, Danny Roberts. I recently fell in love with his work and may be ordering myself an after-Christmas present in the next few days..check out his entire collection here.

picture perfect

* images via labor of love

Lauren, from color collective, chose a eley kishimoto sweater for her collection on Aprizi and I fell in love with the entire line! The color combinations are so exciting and the sweaters seem so perfectly detailed…

h. lang pre-fall 2011

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On the Inside: Windsor Smith

Texture, texture, and more texture! This week’s On the Inside post features designer Windsor Smith’s work from the latest issue of Rue (please check out this magazine if you have not already done so! ). Things I am loving:

1. Mottled/textural wallpaper. As you have seen in the pre-fall collections, mottled prints are all the rage and it is great to see them being used in interior design. What makes this wallpaper even more interesting is the use of nature elements alongside the dripping/watercolor look.

2. Volume and drape. These curtains are beautiful and bring such a sense of drama to the room. It might be a cool idea to try a print that has a draped fabric texture overlay or background.

3. Contrast. I love the contrast between the cold, harsh silver and the bright, soft flowers.

4. Detail. This beautifully detailed side table is perfect for a room filled with solid colors and fabrics. Color blocking seems to be making a comeback, so perhaps the most important prints in upcoming seasons will be small scale, detailed, and used sparingly. Just an idea…

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