|Decor by Judy Aldridge. Image via Rue Magazine.|
Spaces that host dynamic textural combinations have all seem to have a common denominator, each has one major surface that is totally calm and soothing. Giving the eye a place to rest is key.
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The resting spot can be an unadorned wall or smooth floor, a white sofa or any pristine surface.
|Image via Windsor Smith Room in a Box.|
Then, the layers of texture play off the 'white space' beautifully. These are the spaces that make me want to touch everything, a habit that used to get me in trouble as a youngster!
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I admit, I am a fabric junkie that loves the texture of woven flax and linen, embroideries, velvet, leather, fur and satin.
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Throw in the glitz of mirrors and metals, the earthy delights of woods and clay, and I'm in heavenly bliss.
|Image via The Paris Apartment.|
Tattered and frayed brocade, worn gilt surfaces, elaborately carved furniture all call out to me.
|Image of Sugar House Loft, Bloemgracht, Amsterdam.|
Where history and modernity meet is always my favorite place to treasure the textures in any environment.