Friday, March 16, 2012

Rack it Up!

Mounts are not most interior designers favorite item to use in a space, however they can be done and done tastefully!
Our favorites to use are the smaller more European style horn mounts which look great in groupings.  See first photo for an example of a bedroom styled in an Alps theme by Design Associates!
Others have come up with more current, creative twits on the traditional mount, for instance wood carvings or wire sculpture to resemble a mount, even wallcovering!
Below are some great examples of spaces which feature this classic motif done right!

Interior by Design Associates

I love the color pallet in this space!  The small horn mounts are the perfect classic detail above the door!

Wallcovering by Schumacher

Wood Carving by Roost

Here it is shown in a very contemporary space.

These mounts work great with the painted wall paneling and wood flooring.

Another painted carving used in a very non-traditional space!  Adds charter and element of surprise!

More exotic mount carvings!

The tiny pair of black horns mount above what looks to be a pantry door is a great detail!

Art above sofa features mounts and metallic but it works!

Another fun grouping!

Did you notice the red wire "rack" on the wall paneling?  Perfect place to hang mittens!

This particular mount could look not so good in most other spaces but here with the white walls and simple fireplace... it works!