“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”
― Coco Chanel, Chanel
Photography from the book 100 Ways To Happy Chic Your Life By Jonathan Adler, Sterling Publishing
A sleek bachelor’s residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina brings Gothic glamour to a new level via Habachy Designs.
Ghost chairs, damask, a zebra and Chinese imperial details bring this room high drama. Design via Melissa Lane Interiors.
A contemporary and de-cluttered office space begs for supreme concentration without distraction. The yellow lamp and painted animal head bring a bit of contrariety. Nottingham room design by Sally Wheat Interiors, based in Houston.
A patterned black, white and grey den complete with matching blinds, prints and the famous Le Corbusier Petit Modele Armchair. This amazing retreat can be found in Mallin Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan thanks to Atmosphere Interior Design, Inc. Moody, European, glossy perfection.
The darkness is kept from becoming too sterile thanks to the floral wallpaper. The soft, sandy grey rug anchors the space and allows it to feel mellow. The bed and side-table are traditional, yet the Barcelona Chair, design in 1929 by Mies van der Rohe is anything but! The Hawthorne Master bedroom in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was created by Cardel Designs.
OXY is a Mirage project which transforms ceramics into furnishing elements. Painted steel sheets and metal oxidation create unique effects, where lived-in, corroded matter looks sleek. OXY is a range of porcelain stoneware designed for floor and wall tiling. The living room is part bar space, bar street view, part factory and part antiquated library. The mix of surfaces and textiles is all tied together by the unification of the color black.