More of the Artistry of Rex Whistler
Rex Whistler's limewood urn at the end of the Gallery of 12 North Audley Street, London. Photo published in Country Life 1962. Devoted Readers will recall a previous series of posts on The Menagerie, a remarkable folly whose Saloon featured four urns copied from a limewood model Rex Whistler created for the London home of Samuel Cortauld at 12 North Audley Street. A exceptional rear Gallery, possibly based on designs by Edward Lovett Pearce, featured an end niche for which Whistler designed…
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A Chinoiserie Christmas - Pantone's Color of the Year - Emerald
Pantone has announced that its color of the year for 2013 is Emerald Green. Their 2012 color you will recall was Tangerine Tango. I am delighted with this choice - emerald is a stunning color combined with Chinoiserie. We will have many upcoming posts on incorporating this color in your home in 2013, but here is a little gallery preview, just in time for Christmas.