Mark Hampton | Inspiration to Room

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Mark Hampton influ­enced design over decades.  In cel­e­bra­tion of yesterday’s blog and his book on dec­o­rating, we have pulled some inspi­ra­tional quotes about design by Mark Hampton with cor­re­sponding looks.


CD Red Prince Chair T

The red I love almost better than any other is a deep, soft Venetian red.“
“Choosing a red is one thing, achieving it is another.”

blue white green

Blue-​​and-​​white looks won­derful against any green.“
Shown above : Fron­tier Moroccan Rug — Surya ; Par­sons Con­sole Table — Navy Blue — Bun­galow 5 ; Edge Lamp — Arte­riors Home


A rich range of dec­o­ra­tive effects can be achieved with no color at all.“
Shown above : Carmen Chan­de­lier — Made Goods ; Asta Wall Sconce — large — Currey & Com­pany ; Labyrinth Garden Stool — white — emis­sary  ; Tanner Chair — cream


large scale

Using over­scale fur­ni­ture and dec­o­ra­tion is not treach­erous; it just requires a little advance plan­ning.“
Shown above : Charleston Hutch — Currey & Com­pany ; Bella Lucite Tall Cube with Rope ; Italian Baroque Pedestal Table — Bliss Studio 


 “There isn’t a house in the world that wouldn’t allow you to indulge in a little ori­ental monkey busi­ness.“
Shown above : Pagoda Mirror — white ; Hicks Gold Leaf and White Lac­quer Greek Key Pen­dant — Worlds Away ; Greek Key Wall­paper — Jonathan Adler 



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