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Go Big or Go Home: 10 Geometric Painted Walls

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 26, 2014 01:17 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Mar 25, 2014

If these walls were a Myers-Briggs personality type, they might be an  ENFP (extraversion, intuition, feeling, and perception). They're energetic, abstract, and silently break all the rules. There is likely nothing more fearless in interior design than approaching a wall with an elaborate pattern in a multitude of colors. Just in time for a seasonal shift, here's a roundup of 10 wild patterns painted on floors, across walls, and even extending onto ceilings. Above: German painter Ernst Caramelle addresses a South London gallery wall as he would a canvas. Photograph from Mary Mary Gallery in the UK. Above: Geometric shapes in different colors meet at a point on the wall, photographed for New Zealand catalogue Sett Digital . Above: A bold dining room by French interior designer Sarah Lavoine has a Mondrian appeal; photograph from  Est Magazine . Above: A Florence Lopez-designed house featured in  Elle Decor  and discovered on  French by Design . Above: Painted circles in blue and red revolve around an elongated pink triangle on the studio wall of Melbourne artist Esther Stewart; photograph via  The Design Files . Above: Artist  Jessica Stockholder  paints a strip of ochre pigment on the floor that extends up along the wall and across the ceiling in red in a MoMA PS1 Artists' Studio installation. Above: Parisian art director Jean-Christophe Aumas experiments with triangles and squared-off edges in pink, yellow, and two shades of blue in Steal This Look: A Playful Parisian Apartment . Above: Painted parquet floors pattern the  Humlegården Apartment  in Stockholm designed by Swedish architecture firm Tham Videgard Hansson. Each room in the apartment has a color scheme that represents the changing seasons seen in the park just outside. Above: Captured on a tri-colored wall: the moment where simple color blocking turns into a full-blown pattern. Photograph by  Petra Bindel . Above: White circular forms against a black wall function as a headboard in the home of Marni designer Consuelo Castiglione on the Spanish island of Formentera. Photograph from In Decora . Above: Pale pink and cool tones collide in an interior photographed by Tia Borgsmidt  seen on French by Design . For more color and pattern, see  10 Bold Color-Blocked Bedrooms , and  10 Geometric Stenciled Floors . Looking for floral prints for the wall? See Gardenista's post on  Leafy Wallpaper Patterns .






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