January 27, 2012

Scottish Design - "It's a Plaid Plaid World"

A Mythical Land full of Beautiful Castles.
It's no wonder why Scottish Design is so Beloved.
Scotland possesses an intriguing combination;  Handsome, Romantic, 
 Clubby and very very Colorful - after all it's the Country
 that made Tartans Legendary. 
So why not begin with a little 'Brigadoon', then begin the scroll down
to a visual feast of incredible Scottish Style.

National Emblem of Scotland - The Thistle
Tartan: A Pattern consisting of crisscrossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours. Scottish Highland tartans originally were associated  with regions or districts today specify clans. (Contact us for any information on the ones that are shown)

Balmoral Castle
Scottish Heather Garden
A pure thing of beauty: 1950's Mercedes with tartan seats

One Devonshire Gardens Hotel
The Glasgow Hotel

The Glasgow Hotel

Aga Stove - LOVE the tartan and it would be SO fresh looking in the right kitchen!
The Glasgow Hotel
(Contact us for information on the blanket)

'Saltire' Scottish Ring

One Devonshire Gardens Hotel

A Capercaille

A set of 1870's Engravings
Vintage Schiaparelli
(Contact us for information on the cable knit upholstered chair or the dog bed below)

Vintage Jean Louis

Eilean Donan Castle

Vintage 1950's Tartan Dress

Scottish Sculptor: Kenny Hunter
The Cliff House Restaurant

Cawder Castle

Vintage 1950's Chairs

20th Century Thistle Brooch - Buccelati

2009 Oscar de la Renta Raffia Tartan
Cliff House Hotel
Tawny Owl Chicks

(Contact us for information on the busts)

Early 1800's Scottish Horn Mull
1960's Abstract Collage by Scottish Artist Phillip Reeves

Drummond Castle Gardens

Castle Appin Argyll

Open only one day a year to the public: 'Garden of Cosmic Speculation' Located at Portack House near Dumfries. Set up by Charles Jencks and his
wife Maggie Keeswick in 1989.
Traquair House

Edinburgh Castle
Garden of Cosmic Speculation

Garden of Cosmic Speculation

Bowhill House Gardens

1890 Scottish Pottery Garden Chair

Aberdour Castle

Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanical Gardens

Glasgow Imax

Muckross House

(Contact us for information on the elbow chair)

Devonshire Gardens Hotel

Devonshire Gardens Hotel

Scottish Sculptor, Kenny Hunter - 'I goat'

(Contact us for information on the tartan shades)

Hotel Prestonfield, Edinburgh

Fantastic Tartan Packaging of gift sets by MAC

Late 19th Century Scottish Mahogany Chest of Drawers

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(Contact us for information on the blanket above or bed below)

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