How to make a house sing using yellow accents

How to make a house sing using yellow accents

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A canopy in a block print from Jaipur and a yellow washed linen from The Cloth Shop – also used for the blinds – is trimmed with Samuel & Sons’ ‘Orsay Silk Tassel Fringe’ in Lonika Chande's west London house .
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In the sitting room of the designer Sophie Ashby's flat a gallery wall of pictures hangs adjacent to a bespoke bookcase. Instantly eye-catching in the centre of the wall is a framed print by Nigerian fashion photographer Lungiswa Gqunta, hung on a roller to conceal the television.'I’ve become obsessed with matching that yellow,' she says, and has used it as a jumping-off point for the colour scheme of the flat, most noticeably in the bedroom, with its walls in Farrow & Ball's 'Babouche'.
Lucas Allen
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In the main bedroom of product designer Anthony Joseph - one half of kitchenware company Joseph & Joseph - mustard textiles were chosen to complement the walls painted in Farrow & Ball's 'Mole's Breath'
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For interior designer Charlotte Crosland and the owner of this reconfigured central London flat, a shared vision has resulted in generously comfortable rooms accented with splashes of colour. In this spare room, the vibrant decoration includes a yellow Volga blanket and a painted antique chest of drawers from Myriad.
Sharyn Cairns
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Interior designer Suzy Hoodless worked with the owners of this west-London town house to create a glamorous effect, using mid-century pieces and a dark colour palette with the occasional splash of brightness. A pair of 'Platner Easy Chairs' - a Sixties design by Warren Platner - stands next to the window of the first-floor sitting room. The oak and metal shelving was inspired by a Charlotte Perriand design and the lacquered coffee table is a French Seventies design.
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The owners of this west London house employed Gavin Houghton to create a house that featured the best of classic English interior decoration. In the new study and library a tour de force of wood graining by decorative painter Hughie Turner , has a vibrant mustard-coloured felt on the walls.
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India Mahdavi's colourful kitchen is furnished with India's 'Double Diagonale' table and Franz West chairs.
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House & Garden's Creative Director (Interiors) Gabby Deeming was inspired by the Matisse exhibition at the Tate Modern to get crafty with cut-out paper wallcoverings from de Gournay and patchwork textiles. The bright yellow sofa is the 'Hackney', £2,577, from Wrong for Hay .
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The bathroom in the home of artist Sarah Graham is furnished with an Italian vellum screen from Rose Uniacke , a side table from James Graham-Stewart and a rug from Shahbaz Afridi .
Jake Curtis
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Interior designer Robert Moore used a mix of furniture and periods (with a touch of glamour) for his Georgian home in London. The flanking, ceiling-high bookcases create a recess for the sofa, which Robert chose to cover in a rich yellow cotton velvet ('Safari' in Old Gold, £69.50 per metre from Marvic Textiles ). The geometric carpet is 'Synchronised' from Tim Page Carpets (£210.84 per square metre). Lucy, Robert's Jack Russell, is a one of a kind.
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Why not perk up your bedroom with a simple bed canopy. This curtain was created with two fabrics from Fermoie and edged with rufflette. The top of the canopy is covered with a simple frame edged with a scallop trim.
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The compact galley kitchen in designer Ben Pentreath's small flat is bright with white units and shelving, though not clinical thanks to unusual dark green walls. A similar paint is 'Euphorbia' by Paint Library .
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Hannah Cecil Gurney's west London flat is a feast of luxurious colour, texture and pattern - little surprise given that her father founded the handmade wallpaper company de Gournay*.* In this bedroom, an ornate mirror is used to mimic the pattern of the branches on the floral green de Gournay wallpaper. The mustard lamp shade matches the headboard and adds warmth to the room.

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