modernist stenciled floor patterns w. lustig inspiration

paint stenciled on floor

We’re always on the lookout for interesting painted floor ideas and love this modernist pattern painted onto the naked wood. This ‘freeform’ design would have to be done with care, with a series of stencils, we imagine, shapes carefully cut out of big sheets of thin but firm plastic.

We started to imagine other “moderne” designs that would be great on a floor and thought of the great Alvin Lustig, who designed book jackets, textiles, magazines and interiors in the 40’s and 50’s. The graphic elements from these book jackets these be swell:

We imagine spray painting the fine bursts of color:

(If you’re unfamiliar with Lustig  work, we specially recommend the “architecture + interiors” section of his website.)

via Desire to Inspire

2 Responses to modernist stenciled floor patterns w. lustig inspiration

  1. Bob Ness 03.15.2012 at 12:59am #

    I enjoy your website Sally

  2. Sally 03.15.2012 at 9:05am #

    Thanks a million, Bob!!!!!

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