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All About The Gloss

I think every room needs a hit of something glossy. Texture within an interior scheme is just as important as colour or pattern. To me, there is nothing cooler than a lacquered console on a grass cloth wall. The same can be said for the opposite, a lacquered wall with a rustic, reclaimed console. I love the contrast of smooth and rough in an interior and I believe that every successful scheme needs to incorporate this.

Adding a bit of lacquer or gloss into any space adds an instant element of glamour and fun. I love the idea of gloss on a piece of furniture or even bolder, on joinery, woodwork or the ceiling. Deep, rich jewel tones like emerald green and auberge are excellent hues to explore going glossy with. Equally, I love pale tones like sky blue and soft pinks in full gloss. At the end of the day, it is all about the play on finish and texture that elevates a room to a higher level.
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