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Saturday, 13 November 2010

a little weekend wonderful

                                         John Minshaw Designs

Award winning architect and designer, John Minshaw says "My style is to buy good antiques and design bespoke cabinetry, then put them into pared-down interiors." I feel that it's the way he designs around the light and layers colour that also creates such a powerful narrative. Just extraordinary. I love his work. 

(This post is inspired by an image I found on The Diversion Project - thank  you, Jules!)

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6 comments

  1. Great colour combinations. I would never put brown and navy next to one another but it actually works. x

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  2. I know what you mean; I think it really depends on the undertones, although, I'll tell you a little secret: I don't like the colour purple - you know 'court jester purple'? Can't stand it. But these colours work because of the yellow and grey undertones. Love it.

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  3. Another pretty round mirror...All of these pictures are beautiful. I'm coveting that kitchen. All that 'pretty' plus great storage and speakers in the ceiling. I can totally see friends and family doin' a little cookin' and drinkin' whilst groovin' to some good tunes. Have a happy weekend:)

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  4. MB, you don't miss a thing; how in earth did you spot the speakers?! (Those round mirrors are perfect, right?) I agree, it's a gorgeous kitchen - I adore the colour.

    Thanks for the visit, have a lovely weekend.

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  5. Wonderful indeed...adore the hint of stone in the kitchen - adds character!

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  6. BTW...I gave you a little award because reading your blog is such a delight! You're a great writer and I always feel enlightened and inspired when I stop by. Have a happy day:)

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