The hall of Bowood House, with its cantilevered staircase, was converted from a dining room in the Fifties, under the direction of John Fowler. The soft yellow walls are a perfect compliment to the wooden floors.
French company, Ananbo, combines traditional landscape painting and new printing techniques to create an extensive collection of wallpaper murals inspired by ancient elements. The decorations are hand painted, scanned and printed on non-woven paper.
For a 17th-century-French-style mansion in Houston, interior designer Miles Redd created a powerful entrance hall that blends contemporary art and traditional architecture and furnishings into a stylish mash-up. Taxicab-yellow paint serves as the brilliant backdrop for an Eric Peters painting, a plaster chandelier by Stephen Antonson, a button-tufted bench by John Rosselli & Assoc., and a blue-and-white ceramic jar mounted on a pedestal; the metal balustrade stands out like lace.