The Cushion Correspondent

INSPIRATION: Black and white

In my last post on black and white (check it out HERE) I said that monochrome prints go with everything. Bold, I know, but you gotta live on the edge when it comes to assertions on colour otherwise… well, nothing. Absolutely nothing will happen. But still.

Black and white prints are a bit of an obsession for me right now and here’s why: Fresh and funky with turquoise and lemon, cool and classic with white, they’re eye-catching without being overpowering. For a boutique look, try bold stripes or lattice-effect wallpaper. Or set off eclectic artwork and retro furniture with a printed rug.

Sticking to good old B&W is an easy way to introduce some pattern and texture to your home (or outfit) without having to worry too much about whether it ‘goes’. Neutral shades are also perfect for anyone who’s nervous about using bold prints.

// Helt Enkelt

// Living etc

// Walls Design Shop

// Little Green Notebook

// Lynne Morgan Design

// Lonny

// Walls Design Shop

Oh hello… remind you of anything? THIS, perhaps? Great colour combo (told you I was on trend!). // Design for Mankind

Here’s me practicing what I preach in a monochrome print scarf (as a bonus, if I ever get bored of it, I can cut it up and make cushion covers):

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This entry was posted on October 19, 2012 by in Inspiration and tagged , , , .
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