Wednesday, November 23, 2011

BEAUTY: Interior--James Huniford

This Manhattan home by interior designer James Huniford is remarkably restrained and understated; there's nothing splashy or sensational about these spaces. Despite this, and despite a neutral, monochrome color palette, it still manages to captivate. He achieves this through form, shape, texture, and juxtaposition, using organic materials in a very sleek, modern, somewhat un-organic way. The interest comes from the tension between all of these elements; achieving this level of interest requires attention and understanding. In this way, the design of this home is extremely cerebral and sophisticated...

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