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July 20th, 2015


Travel Inspiration from Provence

This week I have been lucky enough to have a mini travel adventure around Provence. The lavender fields, roman ruins, sleepy villages and dramatic mountains not only meant endless photo opportunities, but also endless inspiration for colours and textures. A weakness for French Grey and Terracotta has ensued! But clichés aside, its beauty has inspired a number of artists, from Cézanne and Van Gogh to Picasso. I found much of the scenery breath-taking and hope to be able use the inspiration from the landscape one day. For anyone lucky enough to be working on a property in the region or just wanting to add some Provençal touches to an interior design scheme closer to home, here are some of my favourite buildings, views, food and furniture…

Favourite buildings…

Interior design inspiration from Provence

Favourite buildings…

Favourite views… you need to work quite hard to find lavender fields like this one

Interior Design Inspiration from Provence

Favourite views… you need to work quite hard to find lavender fields like this one

More favourite views, this time including Sunflowers, not quite fully blooming yet, despite the daily 36 degrees and cloudless skies

Interior design inspiration from Provence

More favourite views, this time including Sunflowers, not quite fully blooming yet, despite the daily 36 degrees and cloudless skies

Missing this…

Interior Design Inspiration from Provence

Missing this…

A few favourite furniture styles, too many to feature all here

Interior design inspiration from Provence

A few favourite furniture styles, too many to feature all here

And a few favourite “miscellaneous” …

Interior Design Inspiration from Provence

And a few favourite “miscellaneous” …

Finally, last but not least, some of my favourite French signs and advice together with a rather unfortunately named café!

Interior Design Inspiration from Provence

Finally, last but not least, some of my favourite French signs and advice together with a rather unfortunately named café!

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