Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Nice or Nasty - Yellow Peril

Okay, the jury is out on this one – do we love it, hate it or couldn’t  care less?  There’s no question that some of the elements in this setting are somewhat confronting, and taken out of this context would probably not get house room, but they do seem to work together as a whole. So what have we got here?
The area rug is gorgeous - fresh, fun and very ‘now’
The coffee table looks like it belongs in a re-run of “Bonanza”, and even though we love the asymmetric glass top, we find the base rather too rustic for comfort
The art complements the rug perfectly, but is it just too unsubtle to be truly stylish? Should there be something a little more complex and varied in colour there?
The cushions are so retro it’s almost wilful, yet they do have a certain innocent charm and their formulaic natural pattern plays well off the gnarled root coffee table
The lamp shades are very unsettling, yet what else would have worked here?  Not white against a white wall, black would be too stark and more yellow would be overkill. Maybe they are just right!?
Overall, what do you think about this room – is it a winner or a sinner?  To get something like this look, Eco Chic can offer the Camden driftwood coffee table; the Cockatoo lamp with yellow chevron shade; cheery yellow Avery cushions and the glorious yellow Erika armchair.

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