Through out the January 2006 edition of Architectural Digest they discussed specific idea of several Designers. This one is on the topic of colour.
The Specific Question: “Is there a particular color or material that you find yourself returning to again and again?”
Laura Hunt: At least two…
Is there a classic print or fabric that will never be passé?
Samuel Botero: animal prints, esp. leopard (Are you kidding?)
Anthony P. Browne: Alicia chintz from Colefax and Fowler
William W. Stubbs: Damask
Thomas Britt: Jim Thompson Thai Silk IV in banana
Roderick N. Shade: Paisley (?)
Your client’s budget will allow only one exceptional carpet. What should it be?
Charles Allem: silk Tibetan
Samuel Botero: antique, from 18-century Aubusson to Oriental or hi-qual 20th century
Laura Hunt: period appropriate
Harry Schnaper: custom Hokanson. Darmstadt-Duveen
William W. Stubbs: Persian
Matthew White: antique Persian
Campion A Platt: Tibetan custom
Roderick N. Shade: very good Persian
Paul Vincent Wiseman: depends on the job
Mark Boone: antique Ushak
How do you make a small space seem bigger?
Matthew White: “Just embrace the space….Make it a cocoon, and go with it.”
William W. Stubbs: “Use items that are perfectly scaled for the space. This does not mean small. It can mean that some pieces will be oversize to create the illusion of a large…