Brilliant Notion

As the bleak winter stretches on, I think a visual respite from its dull emptiness is vitally in order, so this week's posts will focus on pattern and color. The slightly psychedelic backsplash in this kitchen is a panel of Josef Frank's 'Brasil' linen; you can find it, and many other of his textile designs, at Just Scandinavian.

[From the Who Knew? Department: Today, according to the BBC, is Blue Monday, allegedly the most depressing day of the year.]