Chota

Chota

Friday, 6 May 2011

{chinoiserie}

{spotted this on decor8 but originally featured on this Swedish blog, roomservice}

I've been noticing recently chinoiserie-inspired patterns and designs in decor.
{Suzanne Rheinstein featured on ELLE decor}
It reminds me a lot of Brighton Pavilion with all its 19th-century 'orientalisms': 
Brighton Pavilion
{Brighton Pavilion via historical belles and beaus
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{visits with my cousins to Brighton Pavillion}

It also reminds me of Villa Valmarana ai Nani in Vincenza with frescoes by Tiepolo:

Mandarin's Promenade
{from seattle art museum, porcelain stories}
I love these chinoiserie-inspired interior decorations:
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{from cote de texas}

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{love this print by harrison howard}

{Baldwin Bamboo wall covering by Scalamandre}


{via victoriadreste}


You should check out this great chinoiserie blog, which has a feast for the eyes, especially this great wall paper:


...& a selection of some of my favourite pieces from the chinoiserie blog:




& remember, the key is not to go overboard--just a few select pieces is all you need.

2 comments:

  1. LOVE that room on decor8! And some of those wallpapers further down could be great for a little girl's room (or a big girl's room!!!)

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  2. yes, I love the wallpaper (maybe in moderation--like just one focus wall).

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