Blush pink ceiling, cream walls, white cabinets and trim with classic checkerboard floors is a combination which could only be inspired by gorgeous organ pipes discovered in Torino, Italy.
Bold color is sometimes found in unexpected places, like this courtyard in Ireland.
Its orange exterior is the perfect backdrop to the lush greenery, which happened to be an exquisite reference for the green-loving owner of our Mt. Vernon home's sitting area. Even the pink lampshade and lavendar stones feel neutral with such vibrant contrast.
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO
What better inspiration for a shared office space than an Irish study?
This dapper green background is both masculine and feminine, serious and playful, buttoned up and unbuttoned...which reinforces this couple's committed balance of work and...downtime.
QUESTION: How does one seamlessly bring a modern sensibility to a Craftsman style home?
ANSWER: Shiny shutters, of course.
Blending historically crafted architecture, over long periods of time despite changing styles and influences of each moment, is what Europeans have been doing for centuries.