Designer’s Brief: Carmel Boone

We invite a designer to create a room to best display each of the four artworks we've selected. This issue, industry-leading interior designer Brooke Aitken takes up the challenge.

Above: Carmel Boone, Reset, 2023. Mixed Media, acrylic. 102 x 76cm. Courtesy the artist.

How wonderfully Carmel Boone’s abstract painting has captured a moment in time! It instantly suggested to me a reset or recheck of oneself within a fluid moment, being the perfect piece to consider in an entry hall where transition is central to the space. With a piece as energetic as this, there needs to be only the simplest collection of curated items to create the perfect scene. A Christophe Delcourt Liz Console, with its details so sublimely considered in creation, could be paired with an ikebana-inspired floral arrangement and ceramic vase such as the Kohiki Bud Vases by Toru Hatta from DEA store, and an offset Talisman pendant light from Apparatus could be hung above a hand-spun woollen Samarkand Segovia Runner from Robyn Cosgrove Rugs, to provide soft ambience for Boone’s earthy artwork.

Above: Kohiki Bud Vases by Toru Hatta from DEA store; Hand-knotted Samarkand Segovia Runner from Robyn Cosgrove Rugs; Talisman pendant light by Apparatus from Criteria Collection and Christophe Delcourt Liz Console from Ondene.

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