March 9, 2017

Spotted on Instagram: 16 Patterned Interiors

Interior Design hosts a weekly photo contest on Instagram called #idpicks. Each Wednesday, we announce a new theme and ask our followers to tag their images with our hashtag. Here, we share the submissions that caught our eye. Make sure to check our Instagram account, @interiordesignmag, for the next topic and a chance to be featured!

This week, we asked to see images of interiors that showcase patterns, like this art-filled office lobby by SKB Architecture or a Chinese cinema by One Plus Partnership Limited:


Below, some of the submissions we loved:

beauty…#sagradafamilia #idpicks

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The Holloway Sanatorium was built between 1873 and 1885. It was the brainchild of wealthy philanthropist Thomas Holloway and architect W. H. Crossland, and intended for middle-class patients who suffered from what was considered a curable mental illness. A contemporary account prior to the opening of the Holloway Sanatorium states that, “the extremely handsome appearance of the exterior is amply borne out by the interior decorations”. It was thought that visual stimulation played an important part in the healing process, and thus the interiors were painted in rich colours in an endeavour “above all things to avoid leaving a dimmed intelligence opposite to a blank wall.” #colour #pattern #crosslandhouse #hollowaysanatorium #idpicks #surrey #gilt #historic #architecture #historicarchitecture #virginiawater

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Brent Comber’s Shattered Light wallpaper in a custom emerald colour, designed in #collaboration with Rollout, as re-imagined by designer Ali Velji. This was part of Velji’s #FacetedFantasy dining concept for the charity event, #DinnerxDesign that took place at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Shattered Light wallpaper is based on a photograph of the original LED light embedded wood #installation by the artist, who is known for creating large and #vivid constructions made with salvaged wood pieces from west coast forests. The imagery itself hints at alternate possibilities, appearing as a disjointed collection of shapes and #light, it is a pattern broken to reveal hidden light. Photo courtesy of @bookstrucker. #idpicks @interiordesignmag #wallpaper #interiordesign #ACAD

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We added graphic modern touches to this 1960s remodel ????????

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Interior Design‘s editors also weighed in:

sauerbruch hutton extension to gsw building in mitte, berlin #idpicks

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Lunchtime stimulations

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See last week’s winners and follow @interiordesignmag on Instagram.

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