Last year's ‘it' colour, turquoise, appeared in everything from wall paint to nail polish (hello: CHANEL's Nouvelle Vague, Essie's Turquoise & Caicos!) and stood for an escape from the harshness of everyday life. According to Pantone's press release, they describe honeysuckle as...

Inside, as a backdrop to the clothes, is shop designer Isabelle Hebey's burnt orange carpeting and aluminum fixtures, Djinn benches by Olivier Mourgue, Japanese lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, and a life-sized wall painting of Saint Laurent by Eduardo Arroyo. YSL's biggest hits from the sixties...

The store stands out like a gem, with walls painted by artist Marcela D'Aprile, Bittar's ongoing taxidermy animal fixtures, and the requisite ewelry collection. When asked what took the designer so long to open an SF store, Alexis answered, "We came kinda gangbusters. We did four stores at...

) Portrait by John Everett Millais (1829-1896) The Twins, Kate and Grace Hoare (1876) Portrait by Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) Self Portrait with Patricia Preece (1937) This is a stark picture but I love Stanley Spencer's work as much as I love Francis Bacon although there's some I...

well it's a little bit more complicated than that but after having the floor recently re-tiled and the walls painted with thought besides replacing the glass screen on the bath and a few other little things that the Bathroom was fairly straight forward with regards to getting ready to put the...

The anticipation has been building up around east London with Brick Lane walls painted, and pointing you to the Jamaican themed social club. There's lots to see and do on entry, from dozens of rum cocktails to try, incredible Jamaican barbecue food- I tried the curried goat with plantain,...

Gif-itti is a new form of animated wall art, pioneered by UK artist INSA. They are wall paintings that can only truly be viewed online, where the majority of 'street' art is seen these days. These works exaggerate the ephemeral nature of graffiti as each layer is painted instantly over the...

Mood-enhancing or –diminishing, it's the reason why green is used to placate actors' egos backstage and why weightlifters lug more in gyms with walls painted blue. But, when it comes to your wardrobe, colour's force can be hard to harness. Yellow, pink and teal might look great on a hanger,...

 

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