Tuesday, 11 May 2010

White on White on White



I love this image which Interior Divine posted recently of a room in a converted farmhouse in South Africa. It's just so white and bright and fresh. I am loving, in particular, the non-existence of colour...I know that may sound strange coming from me!! I am also in-love with the particular collection of pieces in this room.

Image via Living Etc. July 2009 issue via Interior Divine blog

27 comments:

Mr. B. said...

I'm in love with that quote. Snobby design sensibilities are so tiresome to me! -Jennie

sarah, flourish design + style said...

There is no doubt that that is white done right! So glad your sale was a huge success and mothers day was wonderful! xx

kicki said...

I am also a lover of white....it is so peacefull....

Fuji Files said...

Knowing me I would go all white like this room, and then 1 week later decide I want all out color!

xx Cristina

Shell Sherree said...

Hee hee, I did a quick double-take when I read that, Anna, but it just shows your eye for beautiful things.

Kelly Green said...

Well done on your big sale! - hope you are/have recovered and have some time off to regroup before the new baby! KG

laura said...

Hi Anna, wondering if you have gone into labour yet!! I look forward to hearing your news, and Harry`s news, siblings are huge to little boys! I wrote to you last year to express my admiration, and I was so delighted that you replied to me, I am so grateful you took the time, in your busy schedule.. I have started a blog and I am posting my favourite things from A to Z and was up to letter B. I would like to post some photos of you and your store Black and Spiro for this post and would like permission to use some of your photos first? I am new to blogging and I want to use the correct protocol!!! I dont want to upset anyone! Good Luck with the baby too! You can never have too much good luck when it comes to babies!! Also, I really love seeing your work, you are so talented and it always amazes me how your style transends modern or traditional architecture; it doesnt seem to matter. Everything you always do looks amazing!
I am yours admiringly,
Laura Currie,
summerhouselc.blogspot.com

A Flair for Vintage Decor said...

I love the quote in the picture--- exactly what I believe about decorating!

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

That's lovely lovely and well edited.

Ragland Hill Social by Gwen Driscoll said...

Just a beautiful image. Hope you are well.

BLUEBUTTERFLY said...

Just beautiful...sooo peaceful!

say.la vie said...

So fresh!!

what are they wearing now said...

I have always loved white interiors but it can be a bit like living in a snowstorm.

Alison Gibbs said...

Anna it is a fabulous room. Love the white on white with just a hint of neutrals. Something that is timeless. It would have such a calming influence on the soul
Alison

chouchou said...

Oh I am so into white

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MelsRosePlace said...

love that picture...you can just imagine being there i think. Mel xx

Kim said...

I love that this room still feels warm even without color.
Beautiful photo!

chanteuse chérie said...

There's a calming, ethereal quality about white spaces that make me just want to curl into a ball and take a long nap. This room is lovely.

Nicole Cantero said...

Got to love white, so peaceful and relaxing. We recently repainted our house white and it was such a big decision on which colour white. My friends think I am crazy but it has to be the perfect shade.

Sasha {Everything Fabulous} said...

Love it!! I just did a post of your mother's mantel on my blog..hope you like it!


http://www.everythingfab.com/2010/05/chic-easy-mantel.html

cassandra @ coco+kelley said...

oh, yessss... i love the way all that white puts my crazy task filled mind right at ease. i've been dying to swap out my sofa for a deep, white, simple one just like this. perfect inspiration!

Simply Defined Design said...

I would love to do this with one of my rooms! It so serene and elegant! Thanks for inspiring! Best, Connie

labeck said...

I normally like a lot of color, but this room looks gorgeous!!

pve design said...

There truly nothing is finer than that of a clean slate or a blank canvas. I love the all white look.
pve

Teresa said...

This white room is beautiful. I love it as much as I love a brightly coloured room. There is room for everything. Good luck with baby.

© Shalom Schultz said...

So refreshing!