20 June 2012

A Cultivated Look

Hovering about in the vegetable garden, anxiously watching the broccoli, I'm seeing a lot of green and brown interaction. This detail, from the Newlyn kitchen by Mark Wilkinson, takes a rich variant of that organic color combo and applies it to churning patterns of wood grain and granite veining. Pairing walnut cabinets—accented with what Wilkinson calls a 'flashline' of polished nickel—with Sequoia Brown [brown?!?] stone is a sign of a fertile imagination, indeed. mwf.com

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  1. Wow. The granite (sure it's not marble?) on it's own is not to my liking ... but this combination is stunning. Nice find.

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    1. Mark Wilkinson assures me it's granite, Arne—and I share your surprise at that. Nature constantly amazes, yes? ¶ I think running the stone with the veining perpendicular to the wall [rather than parallel to it] also adds to the visual impact of this design. ¶ Thank you very much for reading and writing!

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