PLAYING WITH SCALE... SIZE MATTERS

Its true, size does matter...

Bigger isn't always better, but knowing how to "use it" is absolutely key!

The following are some fun examples of designers playing with scale, proportion and with multiples to create drama and some serious interior interest...  (all photos found on pinterest).

starting off with something pink - shocking, we know! damaske prints and wallpapers have been in our hearts for some time now, but check out this larger than life pattern size! we j'adore how this huge, yet pretty, pink print has been paired with slim, petite and rustic inspired furniture pieces. #contrast #justapose

starting off with something pink - shocking, we know! damaske prints and wallpapers have been in our hearts for some time now, but check out this larger than life pattern size! we j'adore how this huge, yet pretty, pink print has been paired with slim, petite and rustic inspired furniture pieces. #contrast #justapose

white space...  purposefully placed + scaled to suit, this  print (or lack there of) anchors this low profile bed. remove the big guy from the wall and the space will darken dramatically. #trickswithprints                                                                                                                                                                                                        

white space...  purposefully placed + scaled to suit, this  print (or lack there of) anchors this low profile bed. remove the big guy from the wall and the space will darken dramatically. #trickswithprints                                                                                                                                                                                                        

clusters, groupings, multiples, whatever you want to call this lighting story... we especially like how the scale of these black and gold fixtures together equal the width of the table below! lighting isn't always an accent...

clusters, groupings, multiples, whatever you want to call this lighting story... we especially like how the scale of these black and gold fixtures together equal the width of the table below! lighting isn't always an accent...

curb appeal. big, bold numbers let you know exactly where to go and act as this cafe's landmark and beacon. note the photo bombers beyond !!

curb appeal. big, bold numbers let you know exactly where to go and act as this cafe's landmark and beacon. note the photo bombers beyond !!

bar star. signage that is so pronounced and bedazzling you barely notice the lack of investment in the actual bar back!  over compensate much? #designbehaviorismatitsbest

bar star. signage that is so pronounced and bedazzling you barely notice the lack of investment in the actual bar back!  over compensate much? #designbehaviorismatitsbest

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XO
The Design Shop Girls

 

KARTELL TRANSFORMS PLASTIC TO GLAM!

You have seen these Kartell products in your lucky friend's condo, showroom floors here in Winnipeg + abroad, spread in magazines, online, blah, blah.. and if you are lucky enough at product launch and furniture shows like the one in Milan, Italy. Buuuuut, you have never to date seen these classics in their new bedazzled and oh so "Gin + Diamonds" finish.

For more information on these beautes and other Kartell products receiving this (below) and silver new finish upgrades, check out: http://www.dailytonic.com/milan-2014-preview-kartell/  . All photos below found on the DailyTonic site.

This lovely lady is most commonly seen in white. Despite what the shape might suggest, this beautiful piece is quite comfortable. Do you love it, or what ?!?

This lovely lady is most commonly seen in white. Despite what the shape might suggest, this beautiful piece is quite comfortable. Do you love it, or what ?!?

A splurge moment indeed, or too soft gold in colour - use these chairs as a one of, offset in your bedroom or as two head chairs at your dining arrangement. These days people are playing with dining table set up.  Mix + match... play with with shapes and sizes, let these pretty, bedazzled baby's showcase as they should!

A splurge moment indeed, or too soft gold in colour - use these chairs as a one of, offset in your bedroom or as two head chairs at your dining arrangement. These days people are playing with dining table set up.  Mix + match... play with with shapes and sizes, let these pretty, bedazzled baby's showcase as they should!

XO
The Design Shop Girls