Color Combo: Green and Gray

Color Combo: Green and Gray

Sarah Coffey
Jun 13, 2008

"Although you sit in a room that is gray, except for the silver of the straw-paper, and pick at your pale white gown; Or lift one of the green beads of your necklace, to let it fall; Or gaze at your green fan printed with the red branches of a red willow; Or, with one finger, move the leaf in the bowl -- The leaf that has fallen from the branches of the forsythia beside you... What is all this? I know how furiously your heart is beating." - Gray Room by Wallace Stevens

We love this poem by Wallace Stevens, which eludes to the emotional charge that color can have. (To read it properly formatted and not condensed into paragraph form for our blog post, click on this link.) A few gray-green rooms and rugs for you:

Top Photo: Scales Banquette from Emery & Cie

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