I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of old portraits. I especially love seeing them in unexpected locations.
Here, an old portrait is used in a more contemporary office to great effect. I love the way it looks next to that very contemporary door:
Here is a portrait in a more casual location. So casual, in fact, that a parrot is perching nearby:
I really like this black & white library, with a dark oval portrait placed unexpectedly against the white bookshelves:
It looks like they have smaller portraits lined up on the bottom shelf of the bookshelf as well.
Finally, check out this closet:
Totally unexpected, and very cool. Of course it helps if you have natural light in your closet. And that great Gregorius Pineo light fixture doesn’t hurt either…