Hello, Almodóvar

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Image 1. Seemingly mismatched eras and colours create an unexpected harmony.

Image 1. Seemingly mismatched eras and colours create an unexpected harmony. Image: Toaki Okano

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Image 2. Animal prints and dark timbers inspire this warm and inviting space.

Image 2. Animal prints and dark timbers inspire this warm and inviting space. Image: Toaki Okano

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Image 3. Home office.

Image 3. Home office. Image: Toaki Okano

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Much like the sets of Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, seemingly mismatched colours, shapes and eras find an unexpectedly vibrant harmony.

Image 1 (from left): Stewie floor lamp by Foscarini $1825; matisse.co.nz / PP225 Flag Halyard chair by Hans J. Wegner $ 22,932; cultdesign.co.nz / ET Floor Lamp by Filippo Dell’Orto for spHaus $2750; studioitalia.co.nz / Animated Colours by Guy Ngan $4000; karakter.co.nz / Cube Acoustic Panel in Falling Water and Opera POA; autexindustries.com / Drinks trolley by Kurt Østervig $1700; karakter.co.nz /Luke Jacomb Glass Pineapple Cloche $3000 each; design55.co.nz / Murano Red and Uranium Glass Bowl $260; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Jopeko Red and Blue Vase $230; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Gaetano Pesce Green Spaghetti Vase $800; design55.co.nz / Flowers by rosetintedflowers.com / Rug Braid Jumble $2319; designerrugs.co.nz / Campana Brothers Vitoria Regia Stool $15,500; design55.co.nz / Star clock by Vitra $575; matisse.co.nz / Womb Chair and Footstool by Eero Saarinen for Knoll $7900/$2900; studioitalia.co.nz / Molletta cedarwood bench by Riva 1920 $5200; matisse.co.nz / Lines cushion $159; boconcept.com

Image 2. Animal prints and dark timbers inspire this warm and inviting space. Image:  Toaki Okano

Image 2 (from left): Plants by floranfauna.co.nz / Himalaya Rug by Jamie Durie $2700; designerrugs.co.nz / GEC Weltron Stereo $550; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Archie Shine Knightsbridge Sideboard $3750; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Adnet Mirror $1815; cultdesign.co.nz / Acoustic Panel in Opera POA; autexindustries.com / Kaleido Trays $101 and $49; cultdesign.co.nz / Menu Fire Hurricane Candle Holder $115; timwebberdesign.com / Faceted Vase by Gidon Bing $120; gidonbingceramics.com / Gold Sun Cushion $119; boconcept.com / Fading basket $159; boconcept.com / Pandora Sapphire and Zoology Everglade Fabric POA; jamesdunloptextiles.com

Image 3. Home office. Image:  Toaki Okano

Image 3 (from left): Napoleon Cut Pile Rug $4896; designerrugs.co.nz / Glass Nomos table by Sir Norman Foster for Tecno $4750; karakter.co.nz / Chrome, ply and buttoned vinyl side chair $975; karakter.co.nz / Large Rorstrand Leaf Bowl $125; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Faceted Vase by Gidon Bing $120; gidonbingceramics.com / Lladro Parrot Parade Vase $2950; design55.co.nz / Acoustic Panel in Falling Water POA; autexindustries.com / Florence Broadhurst Palms Wallpaper $635 per roll; paperroom.co.nz / Flowers by rosetintedflowers.com / Mid-century Glass Candlestick Holder $30; mrbigglesworthy.co.nz / Grossman Cobra table lamp $851; cultdesign.co.nz / Spotty Boxes $35-39; boconcept.com


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