The Pantone Color Green Across Europe
As an Interior Designer, I am constantly looking for inspiration in my life – everywhere that I go. This year’s selection for Pantone’s Color of the Year was a shocker to some people. But like many of those that work in the design industry, the color “Green” was an expected and welcome addition.
There’s just so much that can be done with green. I recently took a trip to Europe for the holiday time period and I can tell you that the color green is alive and well in Europe. From fashion to interiors, to furniture, architecture and more. Here are some of my pictures and sentiments to explain the draw to these green scapes.
A boutique clothing shop. I love the layering of the textures and combo of green colors. The green was everywhere in clothing displays. This was in the Saint Germain Des Pres neighborhood. Known for its awesome shopping and interior design district.
68 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
I love Chanel’s take on green – it has a military color flare while still be humble and all about texture. This was at Galeries Lafayette — it is France’s version of Norstrom’s with all the big brands.
40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, France
These images were also taken in the same location as Chanel. I loved the botanical flare on a shoe using the color of the year.
Vases, Green Vases, Table Settings, and Plates
These photos were taken in Saint Germain des Pres in interior design/home decor stores. I love the green mixed with the gold and blue-green with the combo of textures and color variations. Enjoy!
This is a great fabric and bedding store in Paris. I loved the combination of patterns, t, xtures and colors. Very Spring!
23 & 25 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
These side tables and green bronze table were scouted at this place, which is a really unique use of natural materials and colors
10 Boulevard Raspail, 75007 Paris, France
These showroom Paris photos are from Rue Bonaparte Paris design district – a showroom with trendy new fabrics and textures.
Nobilis 38 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France.
This was at a showroom in London. I love the watercolor movement of the pattern and of course more green-on-green action. The showroom is in a store called Harrod’s — this store literally has anything you would ever want or need. Everything from gourmet food to shoes, to furniture to a spa/salon.
87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, UK
Insects Lille and Zoffany
These fabric chair lille photos were taken at a fabulous little decor boutique in Lille, France.
91 – 95 Rue de la Monnaie, 59000 Lille, France