The previous post was like a visual palette cleanser. In fact, the rugs kind of look like crackers during a wine tasting. And now you’re ready for a bold flavor. And here I serve it up for you.
Wide black stripe on a white wall. Super powerful. From Tine K Home catalog, featured by The Design Chaser blog:
Here’s where you get just a glimpse, but that’s all you need to get a feel of the effect:
So brave to do something like that.
Here is black in smaller doses but still bold. From Couleur Locale, a store in Belgium:
Let’s kick it up a notch. Ready? Hold the handrail here. Oh wait, what? There isn’t a handrail. I feel I like need one, to stay steady on these steps. Via Domaine:
If that’s too much, here’s black and white pattern served up in smaller doses on plates, Moroccan plates:
This next pattern dials it down a little bit more. Maybe that’s because there’s more white/beige than black. Yet, on a large scale on a rug, it could have a ka-pow. It’s the Magical Thinking Slice-Stamp Rug which was available at Urban Outfitters, now sold out:
Small dots make up small strokes. (Click image to enlarge and see more detail.) Still a bold effect, overall. From Gaia Auction catalog. It’s an acrylic on canvas work by Lorna Ward:
That’s probably enough for now, before we over-consume and get drunken and dizzy with bold patterns!