Monday, April 25, 2011

Patterned Palace

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It’s no secret that I have a strong affinity for bold patterns when it comes to design. Make it polished and tailored all you want, but be sure to throw in a good pattern or two. Designing duo, Kirsten Kelli used a treasure trove of amazing patterns in this palatial Dallas home. The study, pictured above features a beautiful mix of ikat and ethnic textiles. I love that they’ve taken an otherwise, dark, traditional study and turned it on its head by adding so many bright and bold textiles.

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{The lovely dining room also features some gorgeous ikat patterns, though the colors in this room are a bit more subdued.}

{The Grand Dining Room}

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{The floors in this grand hall are reminiscent of David Hicks’ La Fiorentina, which happens to be one of my all-time favorite patterns.}

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{This glamorous bathroom features some killer floors. Doesn’t the zig-zag pattern remind you of Missoni’s signature textiles?}

14 comments:

Jimmy The Undercover Designer said...

Have to say they are bold and adventurous to mix all those patterns. But the amazing thing is the scale of this place, that hall is a lobby. Is that a "home" ?

meenal @ maison marigold said...

that zigzag floor is stunning..have a lovely new week, paloma...do visit my blog when you have a moment! xx meenal

Bon Lemon said...

Drooling! Love it.

Prippy Handbook said...

Love it! My eyes are so happy for the pattern bonanza treat!

Lily said...

Amazing. Love the pillows and curtains in the first photo and the dining room is stunning !!

xxLily
goldandgray.com

H.G. The Countess said...

Wow! You don't normally see a home this formal with so many youthful trends.

AK-Magnolia House said...

Gorgeous!! I am a lover of the chevron pattern and I would love to find an area rug with it's pattern for our new house. You having beautiful chic taste.
AK
akmagnoliahouse.com

Linh said...

That has got to be one of the most fabulous dining rooms ever. I love the over sized chandeliers and beautiful color combo. Thanks for posting this!
xoxo
-linh

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Martine Louise Resnick said...

ooooh so glam! The Shiny 'David Hicks’ style floors are fabulous, and i'm loving the glossy walls in the Missoni bathroom. Delish! Martine x

Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou said...

Absolutely beautiful rooms!! xo

Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou
http://oohlafroufrou.blogspot.com

stonecoldvintage said...

A bath would be divine in that room!

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christina marie said...

thanks for the comment, happy monday to you too!
love the pillows in the first pic, and the chandeliers overall - wonderful.

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christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Oh my goodness...divine!!! Love the pattern, love the floors, love the lacquer- thanks for sharing- this is all just gorgeous!!

The Decorator said...

Absolutely stunning!
Love the glazed choc and pale grey walls and the Missoniesque patterns!

Simply gorg!