28 March 2011

Artificial Intelligent

It's been a while since I've seen trompe l'oeil on kitchen cabinets; I think my last encounter involved a portrayal of a faux fruit basket and some butterflies—not exactly what you'd call sophisticated. This delicate, hand-painted woodgrain is much more appealing, particularly in the way the 'planks' illogically extend across the real gaps and seams of the cabinets. The line is called 'Driftwood', and was created by designer William Yeoward. smallbone.co.uk


  1. This strikes me as very California, southern California really. I should think it would be very popular here.

  2. You're right, Scott; it does have a kind of beachy-modern feel to it. Except, of course, for the crown molding—which, once the designer's British roots are revealed, becomes a more understandable element.

    Thanks very much for your comment.

  3. However being Smallbone very expensive!

    1. You are correct, Anonymous; quality cabinets are an investment.

      Thank you for reading & writing.


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