5 reasons why you need oversized art for your home via belle vivid blog
Oversized art in a room is a great way to bring in the extra design details that your home may need.  An over scaled piece of wall art injects immediate architecture, personality and identity to a modern home.  Anything from a modern art option like a black and white photograph of a favorite icon to a traditional painting, here are 5 reasons why you need oversized art for your home.

 

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It will give you a piece of mind. 

Gallery walls are a very beautiful option and can create an impressive focal point, but it could be a headache for those with no expertise on the material.  Choosing one oversize piece of art will avoid all the hustle of ruining your walls by making unnecessary holes.

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About a mile away from Montauk Lighthouse is the idyllic cottage setting in a magical land overlooking the Atlantic.  The home is Daniel Romualdez’s charming Montauk home and if you read the article by Vanity Fair about the home you can see why so many fashionable people love the home and praise it.   The 17-acre property consists of three saltbox cottages from the 1930’s and everything in it resembles the easy living of beach lifestyle.  The decor is simple, elegant and a bit rustic… with traditional features and details.  Blue and white upholstering… A true charming and beautiful home…

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On the profile I wrote about Daniel Romualdez as one of those Interior Designers to admire, I praise his ability to deliver consistent and multifaceted design, you can see the post here.  In the Vanity Fair article he says, “If you look at my portfolio, you’d think I’m sort of schizophrenic. I go from super-minimalist to super-colorful and layered, like Tory’s. I really enjoy working both ways. And I really believe you’re only as good as your client. I’ve learned so much from working with the stylish women that I do.”

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As much as I love dresses, the comfort of pants is indisputable… During hot summer days, long, loose pants can be versatile and comfortable… I prefer to wear them with a cotton t-shirt and open sandals… However, they look super chic regardless what you pair them with…

Below, a selection of chic summer pastel color pants….

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A beautiful canopy bed in a bedroom where blue and white are the background.

When you live in Paris, you can have the luxury of choosing your next home based on the century of your preference.  A pure luxury when you are a designer professional or design aficionado.  For Pierre Sauvage and his partner, an 18th Century apartment provided all the proper features for their ideal aesthetic as opposed to an 19th Century one, which according to Pierre is perfect for a country home but not for an apartment because it may feel outdated.  ” I like classic structures and strong-looking floors, Like you see in the work of David Hicks in the ’70s,”  Says Sauvage.  And that may explain why Pierre Sauvage layered all the floors in the apartment in in different patterned rugs… a blue and red oriental-looking carpet in the bath, leopard in the library… and geometry in the dining room.  Pierre Sauvage is also the owner of Casa Lopez, a rug company and most of the rugs come from there.  The colorful apartment is featured very appropriately in the Color issue of AD’s current issue.  Blue and almost colored wood paneling reign in the apartment as a background for the sumptuous fabrics and furniture….

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