Noticed recently: furniture straight from the artist's atelier, floors with paint smudges, test swatches of color left on walls as decor.
Above: Seurat Painter's Studio Table from France; $735 at Modern 50.
Above L: A paint-spattered chair by London-based designer Rolf Sachs, spotted in Bryan Ferry's Chelsea apartment in the WSJ Magazine. Above R: Paint-smudged stools surround a farm table, via Marie Claire Maison.
Above: A paint-daubed floor in Paris, via Marie Claire Maison.
Above: At SoHo House in New York, UK designer Ilse Crawford "spontaneously decided to leave test patches of colors ranging from peacock to teal to petrol blue-green. 'You need to combine the planned and the unplanned,' she says." Photo by Martyn Thompson.
Above: A streetscape in Florence, via 2 or 3 Things.
Above: A room by stylist Sibella Court, via Emma's Design Blogg.