A proper study needs a proper globe, don't you think? How about a globe with a modern twist? In order to visualize the "study", I must remind you of what it will look like eventually. For more detail you can read my previous post "I Have A Dream".
Note the purple wall, the desk is in the middle under the two pendant lights in the sketch. On the right wall I have placed my painted cabinet which I am going to modify to reduce some of the red. I previously posted about the hand painted cabinet.
In between the painted cabinet and the back wall where the built-ins will be, I have stationed the study globe.
As with the shadow box that I used for my fabulous red chandelier wall art, the globe came from one of my former colleague's old office. Apparently, people moving offices is a great way to get really cool finds. The globe was very traditional looking because it had a dark mahogany wood stand. I gave the stand a fresh coat of Benjamin Moore's Super White and to the metal arches attached to the globe, a silver acrylic paint-over (though this picture doesn't show the silver over the goldish metal arch around the top of the globe) and now I have a modern looking globe for my "Study"!
All I have to do is spin the globe for full effect!
I have it on the U.S. because I'm egocentric, I guess.
Doesn't it look great against Benjamin Moore's Gentle Violet? If I had left it dark wood, it wouldn't have worked in the space because the walls are dark enough for the both of them. Besides, I am going with the theme of white/light furniture against the vibrant colors. And I love the fact that it was a reclaimed item. Instead of going into the garbage, it has now been recycled and reused. I get some personal satisfaction of being able to do that.
Thanks for stopping by and Stay tuned for more creativity!