Designer Roisin Lafferty's top tips for choosing, framing and hanging everything from tea towels to large-scale portraits - room divider wall

by:EBUNGE     2019-07-17
Designer Roisin Lafferty\'s top tips for choosing, framing and hanging everything from tea towels to large-scale portraits  -  room divider wall
Luxury penthouse Dublin-
Award winning designer Roisin Lafferty and her KLD team create a magical space for one of her clients. There’s a 3.
Rotate into a 5-meter table for a meeting room or table.
There is a forest of fake trees.
There is a small room with carpet of artificial grass, shelves of artificial plants and mirror walls that will get you lost.
The ceiling is made up of fluffy white Ikea shades that gather together like the Irish summer cloud.
The whole space is full of skill and humor.
Then art.
For me, art is the magic to add space, says Roisin.
"This is a great way to increase your personality.
For the penthouse, she purchased a large
A proportional work by Spanish artist Lidia Masllorens, this face dominates the open room.
"I found the face to be very charming and the female face was especially so deep into them.
It took me a long time to try to find it.
I don't want it to be abstract.
I want it to be the focus and then all the other materials have to use it.
"Elsewhere, a strong abstract geometric work by Irish artist John Redmond-who works as creative director at Brown Thomas-on the walls of dark paneling
"It really made room for me.
She found a pink room partition "minima moralia" made of pleated fabrics on the annual design event Maison et Objet in Paris ". “It’s by Dante-
Goods and Bads, I like the pink feminine temperament in the real male space.
"She likes to look for artwork for her projects, from galleries to Instagram to graduation, which she can see everywhere.
When she can't find a work that works, she will either make it herself or delegate it.
In this project, for example, her brother, sculptor Aaron Lafferty, produced a series of plaster masks interspersed on a mirror wall.
"They are my friends," she recalls with a smile how he was wrapped up as an actor like a mummy.
"Then, the idea is to twist the plaster when it dries, so that there will be different expressions on the face.
She said: "What would she suggest to those who choose their work for their home? "I think sometimes people are afraid of art because it can be seen as a real elitism. ".
"We felt, 'I don't know anything about it, so why would I go anywhere near it, but there's nothing right or wrong.
Art and Color are totally subjective.
Instead of focusing on trends, choose the work you absolutely like.
This is what you are attracted.
It makes you feel.
"She has a disrespectful approach that likes to mix and match different types of work, whether it's photos, prints and paintings or something more unusual.
"I have a Dublin printed tea towel that I designed.
Photo, scarf, wrapping paper
It is not necessarily precious.
More is trying to see art in different ways.
For example, if you are warming up the space, try laying a carpet on the wall.
"Right away, it will be like a tapestry," she said.
Texture and warmth.
An abstract work will be eternal, says Rosing.
"Everyone will have a different explanation for it.
This is a good way to introduce colors.
"She believes in playing scale games like she did in the penthouse. One large-
Proportional works can create a room, she says, but smaller works of art can also work well if hung properly.
"For example, a long row of smaller photos in the corridor looks great.
"Sometimes it can be daunting to fill up a large exposed wall-Rosing suggests a clever long sign: choose a larger frame and give the artwork a wide white border, in this way, it will give a greater impression.
Roisin is a minimalist when it comes to frames.
A simple, clean framework will stand the test of time, she said.
"I like to hang tough frames at Portobello because they have very small frames and different colors.
The frame is not the focus for me, so I keep it as subtle as I can.
Finally, she suggests that you take your time when choosing what to buy.
Building your own art collection is a process, not something that can be done in one go.
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