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It Flatters Feminine Schemes
“Chequerboard’s graphic quality means it’s a great way to ramp up softer, more feminine schemes. It’s normally a dual colour pattern too (perhaps three if there’s a border) so it’s very easy to incorporate into different rooms, as you’re rarely working with too many shades.”
It Grounds A Space
“Keeping one of the colours neutral grounds it, then throwing in a stronger colour as the alternate gives it some oomph. This can really anchor a scheme – for example, neutral with burgundy works super well together.”
It’s Super Versatile
“It’s versatile and it works in traditional or contemporary schemes because it's a timeless pattern. You can use chequerboard in any room – a bedroom, study, living room – and it’s great on rugs or as upholstery. I’ve even come across it on bathmats recently.”
It’s A Matter Of Scale
“We liked the idea of designing a rug collection unique to Kin House. We’ve used a variation on a chequerboard throughout the house – some big squares, some much smaller squares, some on wool and some on jute. All of them are available to be ordered via BarlowAndBarlow.com or pelican-house.com now as well.”
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