2014 is all about personalisation and creativity, so how about some vintage sunshine in the form of these rather beautiful printed blinds by Nottingham based company Creatively Different? The ladies you see are the Lovelies, part of a series of about 160 illustrations drawn in the 1940’s by British artist David Wright as ‘pin-ups’ for The Sketch. They evoked the film star glamour of the period and ended up being the decor of choice in barracks, club rooms and bunkers all over the world!
I love this use of his evocative, sensuous yet still quite innocent images and think they’d look gorgeous in the right scheme, maybe a bathroom or sunlit reading area, or a glamorous vintage bedroom. One way of guaranteeing a pretty spectacular view from your window.
I’ve used personalised blinds in interiors before and it’s a great way of achieving that unexpected wow. Think carefully about colour scheme, style and shading, and how the image featured will work with the rest of the room. I particularly liked the ‘What….No Laundry’ image of the blind in situ above for its use of cream, pastel pink and black accenting – very 2014.
A bit of research led me to the lovely looking book (above) showcasing his work, which you can find here
I spoke with the company to ask if I could feature the images and their enthusiasm for the artwork was infectious! Plus they made a very kind offer: if any Moregeous readers like the blinds enough to order one, please speak with Alistair on 0115 9584647, mention MOREGEOUS and he’ll organise a discount for you!
See more images : here