Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Pantone named Honeysuckle Pink color of the year 2011. And I agreed. But I'm taking it upon myself to add an accent color as well.
My accent color for 2011 is
By Kelly Wearstler, it's difficult to miss the brass, isn't it? I still think it's über fabulous and there's some fun and fearless elements that can easily transcend to the Scandinavian style aesthetic
American iconic interior designer Kelly Wearstler introduced brass a few years ago, and I was completely underwhelmed at the time. Her interpretation (above, from 2009) is way to maximalistic and over the top to fit the European/Scandinavian market, but the subdued versions you see here are simply to die for. I'm a crossover between the Scandinavian simplicity and the american maximalism (better known as Scandinavian Maximalism), and I'm definitely going to have lots of fun with it in the coming year.
A Scandinavian interpretation of the trend Wearstler started. The elements are smaller and more subdued, but definitely present in the space. Like here, the brass makes the room. It's all about the details; the popular gun lamp, the weels on the Howard club chairs etc.
What's your accent color? Do you agree on gold/brass?
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