4 Seasons in one room – Autumn, Winter, Spring or Summer season ?

Matt Wineera, AREINZ
Matt Wineera, AREINZ
Published on January 2, 2019

What is your favourite season ? I would have to say summer…mainly because I loathe the rain! However, if you ask me what season is my favourite inspiration for my interior, I would probably say autumn – dirty colours, texture and just a dash of cosiness.

To show how an interior can be inspired by the seasons, we took one dark grey wall, painted in Resene Nocturnal and styled it to reflect summer, autumn, winter and spring.

Autumn – the season of dusty blue and crispy-leaf tan

Autumn colours are off-key. White not cream, tan not orange. After the sun goes down we retreat indoors to read, write & create. Sandals become sneakers. Beach towels are swapped for raincoats. It’s the season of natural fibres keeping up the connection with the outdoors.

photos Bryce Carleton

IMAGE CREDITS : FRONT WALL PAINTED RESENE DOUBLE ALABASTER / COUCH, FREEDOM / RUG, BO CONCEPT / DESK & MAGAZINE RACK, FREEDOM / CHAIR, PAINTED RESENE MOROCCAN SPICE / WALL HANGING, ADAIRS – PAINTED RESENE MOROCCAN SPICE / POTS, PAINTED RESENE FELIX & MISO / CROSS CUSHION, GOOD THING / COAT RACK, PAINTED RESENE BOUNTY / ON COATRACK – RAINS COAT & GINGHAM SCARF, GOOD THING / ON DESK – LAMP, ADAIRS / CORK POT, GOOD THING

Winter – the season of rich gem tones

When the outdoors become unforgiving it’s time to retreat inwards. Winter interiors demand colours that breed warmth, with candles and lamps for extra light. Texture deserves to be overloaded and drinks should be served with glamour.

photos Bryce Carleton

IMAGE CREDITS – FRONT WALL PAINTED RESENE PALM GREEN / COUCH, FREEDOM / TROLLEY, PAINTED RESENE MORIONETTE / ROUND TABLE, PAINTED RESENE PALM GREEN / LOUVRE, PAINTED RESENE LONESTAR / VELVET CUSHIONS, BO CONCEPT / VELVET OTTOMAN& CREAM CUSHION, ADAIRS / CHAIR, ME & MY TREND / MURANO GLASS DISH, MR BIGGLESWORTHY / RUG, IVY HOUSE

Spring – the season of soft & fresh

It’s the season of new beginnings. The ice has melted and colour is beginning to seep back in. Spring interiors have a feminine touch, think light and dainty. Surround yourself with proof that life is bouncing back with plants & flowers of all shapes and aromas.

photos Bryce Carleton

IMAGE CREDITS – FEATURE WALL PAINTED RESENE POET /ART, HEBE BLUSH BY WILDFLEURMUSHROOMS BY EMMALINE BAILEYWAFFLE CONE BY WILD WAGON, ALL FROM ENDEMICWORLD / LADDER, PAINTED RESENE MOONBEAM / WOODEN BOXES, PAINTED RESENE SAZERAC AND RESENE CUT GLASS / VASES, PAINTED RESENE CUT GLASS AND POET / MINT ROUND CUSHION AND FLOWER CANDLE HOLDER, ADAIRS / PEACH ROUND CUSHION, GOOD THING

Summer – the season of bright’n’bold

Summer is here, let’s go all out. It’s the season of fun and good times. Pretend it’s the year of endless summer and channel the bach-living style of the good old-days. See everything as an opportunity for colour. Be playful and daring.

photos Bryce Carleton

IMAGE CREDITS – FEATURE WALL PAINTED RESENE ASHANTI / SIDEBOARD PAINTED RESENE SPACE CADET & GORSE / COATRACK, PAINTED RESENE GORSE / / POTS, PAINTED RESENE NOCTURNAL AND SAKURA / TABLES PAINTED RESENE SAKURA AND ASHANTI / RUG, IVY HOUSE / COUCH & CHAIR, FREEDOM / SUNGLASSES, SUNSCREEN, & TOTE BAG, GOOD THING / ART, MODULAR IN YELLOW BY INALUXE FROM ENDEMICWORLD

So which is your season ? What vibe do you enjoy living amongst ?

article by Kate Alexander – interior stylist at Places and Graces

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