Color Palette: Gray, White and Blue at Erosantorini in Greece
At this just-opened luxury retreat in Greece, an A-list interior designer showcases a stunning trio of shades.
Published Nov 22, 2016 6:00 AM
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If the idea of pairing blue and white feels far too nautical for your taste, try adding hints of gray in materials like stone and wood. The neutrals promise a beach-bungalow-in-the-Mediterranean vibe (like the one pictured here), and cozy blue accents make it warm enough to enjoy year-round. Interior designer Paola Navone chose the gray-white-and-blue color palette when styling both the interior and exterior spaces of Erosantorini, a new estate on Greece’s wanderlust-worthy volcanic island, Santorini. By adding a few unexpected elements—like a Fat Boy Edison Floor Lamp—she managed to create an environment that feels at once modern and traditionally Greek. Shop these products to recreate the look at home.
To create an airy, beachy ambiance, avoid choosing a rug with a bold or trendy pattern. Instead, opt for muted hues in a classic print. Chevron is always a good choice.
There’s something fun and quirky about incorporating a life-size Edison lamp into a traditional space. Of course, this three-footer isn’t for the faint of heart, so if you’re not convinced it’s for you, start small with one of Fat Boy’s modest desk lamps.
Fat Boy 35” Edison Floor Lamp, $631,
Because these wood-inspired wall tiles are actually made of porcelain, you’ll never have to worry about staining again.
Jimki Cendre Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile, $5.98,
These handmade pillow covers, imported from Guatemala, do more than just liven up your space—a portion of every sale is donated to an education program for local underprivileged children.
Evermaya Handmade Linen Pillow Cover, $60,
In creating these porcelain serving bowls, interior designer Paola Navone (who designed the Greek estate seen previously) drew inspiration from “her world experiences and life by the sea.”
Striking a balance between fashion and function, CB2’s sculptural seats are super chic—and also made of weather-resistant resin rattan.
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, a dozen minimalist lanterns create an idyllic dinner party ambiance by bathing your space in warm, amber light.
Indoor/Outdoor Borby Lantern for Block Candle, $14.99,
Invest in a cozy, high-quality throw that can be draped over your couch as an accent piece—or over your shoulders on a chilly evening.