Friday, March 2, 2012
Emerald Green Interiors
About Renée Finberg
I have been in this business since the age of 22.
I love what I do and cannot imagine my life without Design.
Design Challenges are great.
And because of those challenges
I have imported fine antique pieces from Paris,
Designed and Manufactured Furniture,
Created Fantastic Window Treatments,
And solved all kinds of spatial & architectural issues
With my unique style.
If I can't find it, I create it.
My rooms would make excellent movie sets.
I am a visual, tactile and audio sensitive individual.
Creating is what I live for, not math, not spelling, not science.
Just Great Design.
Just imagine how it would be if each of us,
If only for a few hours of everyday,We could be in a space that is our very own.A place that is exactly the way we want it to be
Surrounded by all the things we wanted to see,
The atmosphere we wanted feel, smell and the sound we wanted to listen to.
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It is a colour I truly, truly adore. But I don't often come across the right spots to use it. And I think that is the trick with it, would you agree? In just the right space, it is magic. But it isn't one of those colours that will work in just any building. One of my current projects is using it though - a 1960s James Bond style home which already has a lot of character. And now it is getting even more, with emerald green Tretford carpet. I think I may faint with happiness when it is installed in a few months!ReplyDelete
Love all of your examples - can't pick a fave. But would love to go to dinner in that dining room at the top, and then whiz up cheese & spinach souffles in that very groovy kitchen.
Why didn't you paint your showroom in emerald green, then? XX
Renee, So striking, that entry wall-covering is amazing and yes that bedroom I adore it and the art IN it!ReplyDelete
Art by Karena
love,love this color and every picture Renee...Just bought and emerald top that Im dying to wear, but I have no place to go,lol....Hope you are doing fantastic!xoReplyDelete
i do adore the art in the bedroom.
see!!! the emerald works with most artwork.
My home was designed using emerald free as the base. I loved it. I guess I was tired of it but I wish I still had my sofa.ReplyDelete
These images are too beautiful.
Thank you for sharing and have a great day.
hands down FAVORITE! it's rich, warm, sultry and with green eyes, i look good in such rooms....isn't that important?!ReplyDelete
We had an emerald green bathroom in our first home...loved it!ReplyDelete
We had a dining room the colour of image 7 and the cedar furniture looked so rich!!!
I have just pinned the bathroom!!
I guess that means I love green!!!
big hugs xxx
ps as the hair settled yet? xx
I am obsessed with this color and have written three blog posts about it in the last year. It calls to me, just like your post title did. Malachite!ReplyDelete
You just reminded me of how much I love this colour. To wear, in interior design, in nature and in food. It's so rich you can almost taste and smell it. In my last home I had a feature green wall and will no doubt incorporate it into my next.ReplyDelete
Love the color and now I am craving an emerald green room, how over the top luxe they all are!! So decadently delicious!ReplyDelete
Yep....dripping from a necklace.ReplyDelete
I like Hunter green best and love the Malachite. Remind's me of the Hermitage Palace. That left me breathless.ReplyDelete
Very beautiful post.
I would definitely use this color inside my home, it's so rich and feels like a jewel box. Totally get it! xx'sReplyDelete
i must say i had a big bathroom and i had the was lacquered emerald green,
the sink was a pedestal, and the tub a ball & claw.
i even carpeted the bathroom in the same emerald green.
then came the art - very colorful in gold frames.
and of course all the towels were black.
that is still my fave bathroom of all time
you know i think is more likely to be used in a room that you wish to be a treat.
shall we say....a retreat? works for me.
even when used in a formal living it gives off warmth without felling STUFFY.
it is a stunner of a color.
me personally.....i think it is so right for a room that does not take much light.
...as the emerald will shine the room up, never feeling DINGY.
and we can't have that!!!!
you can never fail with green.
that's only my opinion.
btw - it's a good one.
you have enough rooms .....
pick one that you want to use as a retreat.
and use shiny emerald, or lacquer the emerald green.
trust me............it is pure heaven
My office is upholstered in a matte/satin stripe green. My husband's bathroom is dark green. My dining room table and chairs are green. The new project (a combined dining room/library/kitchen will have a ceiling paneled and painted BM's Great Barrington Green. My eyes are green. What can I say?ReplyDelete
I do love the emerald green, as shown here at the living room wallpaper. But I never would use it for a kitchen.ReplyDelete
absolutely not in the kitchen.
....unless there were tons'a WHITE.
The bedroom in the final photo has been a long time favourite of mine; I agree...insanely beautiful.ReplyDelete
Thanks for posting this much underappreciated colour.