Michael Hampton

Michael Hampton is a Washington, DC based artist and interior designer. His projects reflect an appreciation for modern classicism and include private residences in Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, Santa Fe and Aspen.

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Classical Modern Mix

4-20-2017

Classical Modern Mix

 

Trust me, I love wandering through the period rooms at the Met. I find it fascinating to see how the rooms and furniture were arranged and to envision how the rooms were used in the past. However in the 21st century, with regards to interiors, nothing inspires me more then a space that has a foot in the past and one in the future. A truly classical modern mix! For example, I find the juxtaposition of a Cy Twombly or Lucio Fontana painting hanging above an intricate, neoclassical console table to be really exciting. Or a large scale Anish Kapoor sculpture floating on 18th century boiserie. Its that tension and the relationship between the two that create the intrigue for me. I have included some of my favorite interiors, and people, that reflect such an approach. A perfect marriage of past and present!

 

Spring Fever

4-18-2017

Spring Fever!

Spring has to be my all time favorite season! Its when all of my favorite colors are bursting forth. When I think of Spring I think of pale pastels. The soft purples of wisteria, the pinks and ivory whites of dogwood, azaleas and rhododendron, the perfection of peonies and the variations of yellows in daffodils. They are all my happy colors!

Dreamy Pools for Summer

4-4-2017

Dreamy Pools for Summertime

Spring has barely begun and I am already thinking of summertime! And summertime for me means pool time! I thought I would share some inspiring ones to get you in the mood!

Michael Hampton

Michael Hampton is a Washington, DC based artist and interior designer. His projects reflect an appreciation for modern classicism and include private residences in Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, Santa Fe and Aspen.

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