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Friday, October 5, 2012

Fabulous Room Friday 10.05.12

amanda nisbet

This week’s “Fabulous Room” is a sapphire stunner created by one of my long-time favorite designers, Amanda Nisbet. The living room which is featured in Nisbet’s new, aptly named book, Dazzling Design is a testament to her acute ability to work with color, scale, and texture imbuing the spaces she designs with glamour and  joie de vivre. I love that Nisbet creates special moments within each space  along with the fact that she is a risk taker who doesn’t shy away from the use of bold, statement-making design elements. I particularly love this room for the use of deep saturated blue hues paired with the cool ice blue of the silk-blend wallpaper. The combination of blue hues along with the pops of purple, green, and yellow make the space feel like a well-designed jewel box.

amanda nesbit2 {Nesbit made excellent use of the space in this living room, creating plenty of seating. Paired with the rich finishes and sumptuous textures, the room is incredibly chic and inviting.}

amanda nisbet3 {The emerald green in the framed photograph adds a striking contrast to the room.}

amanda nisbet4 {The reflection in the mirror above the fireplace captures the unique mercury glass chandelier as well as the large photograph of a South American villa that has been ravaged by a flood. According to Nisbet, “it is a quietly severe artwork that encourages contemplation—and that blue, by intensifying the architecture’s force and drawing one into the color’s depths, contributes to the meditative mood”.}

image {For more of Amanda Nisbet’s beautifully-designed spaces, visit her website and check out her new book, Dazzling Design.}

Have a wonderful weekend!

{Images via Amanda Nisbet Design}


Anonymous said...

Just gorgeous! I love the tufted sofa.

gigi said...


carolyn bradford said...

It's so nice to see such wonderful use of color! thanks for sharing this! I would love for you to check out our three new artists that we've brought to Mulberry Heights Antiques! I feel like you would love them…one of them was voted Atlanta's #1 artist in 2011 and 2012 by Jezebel Magazine and her work in incredible! She will be our featured artist on Oct. 18th! Sure wish you could attend! WE would love!!!

Jamie Herzlinger said...

Love her work! I wish her the best on her book!
Jamie Herzlinger