Pat­tern clash

Living Etc - - DESIGN / PROJECT -

the trick to com­bin­ing graphic pat­terns is to mix and match. ‘Don’t place a flo­ral couch in front of flo­ral wall­pa­per, for ex­am­ple,’ Will tay­lor ex­plains. ‘It will look much more strik­ing if you place it in front of some­thing more graphic, such as a stripe, so that the pat­terns clash.’ Stick­ing to the same colour fam­ily is the se­cret to mak­ing sure that pat­tern doesn’t over­whelm the space for a har­mo­nious scheme.

Project de­tails a play­ful ex­plo­sion of colour, pat­tern and tex­ture in the Or­angery at the hay­mar­ket ho­tel bears the sig­na­ture style of the queen of fear­less in­te­ri­ors, kit kemp, co-owner and de­sign di­rec­tor of Fir­m­dale ho­tels. here, the most un­likely...

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