Inspired by art
From the Resene colour inspiration – latest looks gallery
Stuck in a rut and need inspiration? Look to the arts for ideas.
Inspired by floral art
with Kelly from Blush
Concept and colour is the most important when starting the design process without these the arrangements won’t come together naturally.
Mood board: Terrazzo look painted in Resene Vanilla Ice, Resene Salsa, Resene Dawn Chorus, Resene Balance, Resene Suzie Q
Ahoy Trader Blush Adah cross, Republic. Flowers from Blush. Brass Gava planter, Citta. Room: Wall and floor painted in (left) Resene Red Berry, (right) Resene Rice Cake and Terrazzo look painted in Resene Vanilla Ice, Resene Salsa, Resene Dawn Chorus, Resene Balance, Resene Suzie Q. Room accessories: Duax Dining Chair in pink; Ahoy Trader Blush Adah cross, Blush Palm mini Porthole, Republic. Hammered Drum Coffee Table 95cm, Freedom Furniture. Flowers and Brass vases from Blush. Smaller pink vase, stylists own. Pink coloured glass, Good Thing.
Inspired by photography
with Matt Queree
Light, light is everything, and it has to be just right to help capture the feeling on the location, and its environment. The image needs to capture the viewer’s gaze, it’s really important with an image that the viewer is drawn into a certain part of the image
Ply planks stained in Resene Colorwood Rock Salt
Garmant Project classic black lace up; Father Rabbit. Wooden pencil holder, Rhodia A5 Classic Notebooks, Yamazaki Tosca basket, Good Thing. Print from Matt Queree. Room:
Wall painted in (top) Resene Escape
and bottom Resene Half Carefree
. Room accessories:
Ply planks stained in Resene Colorwood Rock Salt. Arc Free Standing Mirror, Citta. Planter stand, Trestle Union. Framed print, Matt Queree. Ventura desk, Me and My Trend. Maya chair, Harlem Desk lamp, Republic. Thatch silk throw, Penney and Bennet. Garmant Project classic black lace up; Remodelista. The Organised Home book, Father Rabbit. Concrete planter pot, Mood store. Kingdom candle; wooden pencil holder, Rhodia A5 Classic Notebooks, Yamazaki Tosca basket, Good Thing. Magnolia vase in blue, Citta.
Inspired by textile design
– Penney and Bennett
Have a concept or story before designing. We are thinking about how the work interacts with the texture of the fabric. We like to explore ideas through different mediums and translate these into digital artworks.
Floor in Resene Black White. Accessories:
Natural braided Jute rug, Nodi rugs. Kiondo Basket in white; Citta. Guardian small cushion, 45 x 45cm, from Penney and Bennett. Sophie So Shady Velvet Hat; Garden fork; Father Rabbit. Amber vase from Good Thing. Room:
Wall painted in Resene Campground
, floor in Resene Black White
. Room accessories
: Natural braided Jute rug, Nodi rugs. Cane basket from Freedom Furniture. Elm Wood Antique Round Stool; Vitra Corniche Shelf; cane chair and rattan table, Reclaimed European Pine Round Serving Board, Kiondo Basket in white; all from Citta. Hanging Macramé, DIY Macramé plant hanger kit, Nannestad and Sons. ‘Gardenista’ book; Sophie So Shady Velvet Hat; Garden fork; Society Inc Galleon mirror; all from Father Rabbit. Pine candle, Ecoya. Wooden holder (on shelf) bird feeder (on floor) and green and amber vases (on bench) all from Good Thing. Cascades II large cushion, 65cm x 65cm; Guardian small cushion, 45 x 45cm, from Penney and Bennett. Lantern and plants stylists’s own and Steve is the studio dog.
Inspired by art form
– Henrietta Harris
Floor in Resene Quarter Bokara Grey. Accessories:
Hatch weave rug in Charcoal, Nodi Rugs. Design of the Times Helki, curtain fabric, James Dunlop Textiles. Fixed It XIV, 2017, by Henrietta Harris, Melanie Roger Gallery. Vase from Good Thing. Room:
Wall and floor painted in Resene Quarter Bokara Grey
. Room accessories:
Dax Sofa 3 seater in Dark Grey, Me and My Trend. Jersey side table in pink, Bo Concept. Black side table, Large mist vase, Citta. Concrete planter pot, Mood store. Design of the Times Helki, curtain fabric, James Dunlop Textiles. Thatch weave rug in Charcoal, Nodi Rugs. Fixed It XIV, 2017, by Henrietta Harris, Melanie Roger Gallery.
Styling by Amber Armitage. 2019
Tranquil in monochrome
Classic Resene blacks and whites
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