{chevrons + chandeliers}

Attended the opening of a friend's new British gastropub on Monday evening and fell into a beautiful space with two floors, the first of which, along with an undeniably glamorous chandelier that glittered in the candlelight, also had a stunning original herringbone floor . . .

While the ones pictured are chevron, the effect is quite similar. Things that Inspire has a lovely post on the difference between the two . . .

{images: 1 - styling by Lili Diallo for domino magaine via apartment therapy; 2 - desire to inspire}

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Blogger caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

I looove that space on the first photo! the chandelier and the pictures on the wall!

June 17, 2009  
Blogger Things That Inspire said...

Thank you for the mention! That was one of my favorite posts of mine...I think of it every time I see a chevron or herringbone floor.

Have a great day!

June 17, 2009  
Anonymous Lucy C said...

The second photo is georgous, the floor is lovely, but the ceiling really caught my attention. Thanks for sharing.

June 17, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ahh, dream apartments.

June 17, 2009  
Anonymous FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

God both of these rooms are gorgeous. I love Lili Diallo! And I'm totally intrigued by the black cabinet/wardrobe(?)

June 17, 2009  
Anonymous bandelle said...

Oooh, those floors are simply gorgeous!


June 17, 2009  
Blogger SimplyGrove said...

Wow...what gorgeous images! xx

June 17, 2009  
Blogger Brigadeiro said...

SO gorgeous! And love the day bed in the first pic! :)

June 17, 2009  
Blogger 7 Year Wedding said...

Beautiful, just beautiful!

June 19, 2009  
Anonymous anne said...

ooh la la, I love sophie calle! The photographs on the wall are from The Hotel. : )

July 18, 2009  

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