“Take a Walk to My House”: A New Paint Collection from Atelier Ellis


New Zealand-born, UK-based designer Cassandra Ellis at all times appears to toe the road between design and one thing extra. She described the land round one mission as “like strolling by means of a sonnet”. About one other area—Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge—she wrote, “The magic is that it isn’t formally inside adorned; it’s as an alternative a protracted and rambling poem revealing somebody’s life.” Together with her contact, rooms can really feel, themselves, like verses.

Ellis has as a lot a approach with shade as she does with phrases, so it’s no shock we’re taken by her latest paint assortment: the cheerily named Waving & Smiling, simply launched from her personal Atelier Ellis. Have a look.

Images by Kalina Krawczyk by way of Atelier Ellis.

Above: “Taking a stroll to my home, listed here are all of the issues I need to present you,” Ellis writes on her web site in regards to the new assortment. The 12 new colours “encourage us to attach and have a good time particular person alternative at house and of place.” The Totara hue, proven right here, is “named after the legendary New Zealand tree.”
jam,
Above: Jam, “a darkish and deliciously blackened pink.”
amrita
Above: Amrita’s Inexperienced is “a curtsy to storyteller Amrita Sher-Gil,” the Hungarian-Indian painter.

and block print yellow is handmade, calling on natural dyeing techniques. 12
Above: And Block Print Yellow is handmade, calling on pure dyeing strategies.
the
Above: The “calm, shadowy, and restful” Lulling.
lemoine,
Above: Lemoine, “a delightfully complicated lilac.”
a hutch is painted in the lush, ripe summer pudding. 15
Above: A hutch is painted within the lush, ripe Summer time Pudding.
and cass,
Above: And Cass, “a use-everywhere impartial tone.”

To see the complete assortment, head to Atelier Ellis. And for extra of Ellis’ work, see:

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