Interiors Trend: How to get the Alpine Chalet look
Looking for some alpine interiors inspiration? You’ve come to the right place…
Tor Interiors designed the interiors for a lovely chalet in Salzburg. Get some alpine inspiration from these cosy rooms and cool colour schemes.
Christie’s Ski Sale
A vintage ski poster is the perfect finishing touch for your alpine inspired interiors. You’re in luck; the monthly Christie’s South Kensington Interiors auction on 11 January 2017 will include a special section dedicated to vintage ski posters.
The Ski Sale will present one hundred posters by the most sought after poster artists depicting the most iconic ski resorts, with estimates starting at £1,200 and ranging up to £30,000.
The selection on offer showcases spectacular scenes across Switzerland, Norway, Germany and the United States.
Lots of note:
Martin Peikert (1901-1975) / Les Diablerets / lithograph, condition B+; backed on linen / 39 x 25½in. (99 x 65cm.) / Estimate: £4,000-6,000
Typical of Peikert’s bold style, the design features a skiing couple looking incredibly glamorous, ascending the mountain on a ski lift.
Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902-1987) / GSTAAD / lithograph, 1934, condition A-; backed on japan / 50 x 35½ in. (127 x 90 cm.) / Estimate: £20,000-30,000
Following the record price achieved at Christie’s in January 2016 for a rare poster for Gstaad by Swiss graphic artist Alex Walter Diggelmann – a lithograph dating to 1934 – the upcoming auction will present a larger version of Diggelmann’s design.
The ski posters section of the auction will be on view at Christie’s South Kensington from 19 – 23 December 2016, and from 6 – 11 January 2017 alongside the Interiors sale.
Interiors including the Ski Sale, 11 January 2017, Christie’s South Kensington
Complete your Alpine Interiors with Hollie Bell’s guide, below.
Get inspired by alpine style interiors. From sheepskin beanbags, to cosy throws, we have the best ways to inject a little ski style into your home this winter. When the weather outside is frightful, snuggle up chic ski lodge style…
1. Lexington Alpine bedspread
Get cosy in this chalet inspired bedding from Lexington Home Interiors. Mix this printed bed set with wooden surfaces and textured pieces to get the alpine look, from £219.
2. Pendleton Throw from Amara
This throw will transform any sitting room into a alpine retreat. Make yourself a mug of hot chocolate and snuggle on down next to the fire. We’ll keep our fingers crossed for a light dusting of snow in this scenario too. From Amara £235.
3. Antropologie Faux fur throw
These luxe Anthropologie faux fur throws are perfect after a day in the cold winter weather. Make the most of the alpine trend by pairing with warm reds and blues. From £118.
4. Amara New Zealand sheepskin beanbag
Look forward to sinking into this comfy beanbag after a day on the slopes. The cosy sheepskin will warm your cockles too. From £862.50.
5. Perfect Moment jumper
This jumper would go perfectly with your newly alpine interiors. The red, white and blue colour combination and retro block colour print means any keen skier will love this jumper on and off the piste, from £150.
6. Heal’s Ziggy chair
The Ziggy chair from Heal’s who fit in any chalet’s interiors wonderfully. Not only is it a great natural colour, but this unusual texture will add a cosiness to any room, from £1,119.
7. Pendleton Glacier knit throw
Add a pop of colour with this waffle knit throw from Pendleton. The classic coloured stripes look great with wooden furnishings and neutrals – from Amara, £170.
8. Amara Argentinian Cowhide
This Amara cowhide rug couldn’t hammer home the Swiss alpine style more. Pop in the centre of your chalet’s sitting room to really embrace the look, from £394.
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