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Trend Alert: 10 Ways to Decorate with Paint Splatters

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Trend Alert: 10 Ways to Decorate with Paint Splatters

October 4, 2018

Straight from the artist’s atelier: paint splatters embraced as charming decor.

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Above: A part-time dining room in a family’s Cobble Hill townhouse doubles as the kids’ art room the rest of the time, hence the homeowners’ selection of Nightwood NY’s dripped and splattered Painter’s Table. See more in Serial Remodelers Settle Down: A Brooklyn Townhouse Reinvention from Elizabeth Roberts. Photograph by Dustin Aksland, courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts Architecture.
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Above: Brooklyn ceramicist Helen Levi’s Artist’s Mugs are stoneware with an all-over rainbow splatter pattern.
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Above: The “Ginger and Fred” chairs from the Rolf Sachs’s Frank collection sport a playful paint splatter pattern.
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Above: In Justine’s soulful Cape Cod cottage, splatter-painted floors are both pretty and practical. See more in DIY: New England Spatter-Painted Floors.
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Above: Spatter, one of Harry Hinson’s original designs, is available as a wall covering through Donghia.
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Above: An artfully-splattered farmhouse table—a lucky find on the streets of NYC’s East Village—sits in the kitchen of architect Roberto Sosa’s country home. See more in Architect Visit: An Antiquarian Farmhouse in Upstate New York Transformed.
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Above: Charmingly splattered plates in neutral hues from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, potter Francis DeFabo. See more in For the Harvest Table: Splatter-Painted Plates from a Pittsburgh Artisan.
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Above: A vintage Danish splatterware vase (a brilliant eBay find) holds greenery in a Brooklyn bathroom. See more in Before/After: A Perfectionist’s $1,000 Bathroom Overhaul in Brooklyn. Photograph by Sarah Elliott.
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Above: A kitchen by French designer Marianne Evennou features a splatter-painted sink skirt. See more in Greatest Hits: 16 Fantastique French Kitchens from Our Archives.
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Above: A Black on White Splatterware Bowl made in the Pugliese region of Italy is available through March.

N.B.: This is an update of a favorite post from our archives.

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