I've got gray and white on the brain. It's everywhere lately! And what is more classic than this color combination? It can be crisp and tailored, cool and glamorous, or moody and mysterious. Think Dior's Paris salon, Mary McDonald's former bedroom, Charlotte Moss' Pagoda logo for The Townhouse, or a glam set from a 1930s movie. It's a fail-safe mix of color (or might that be non-color?) that is always chic.
(For information on Dior's glorious rue Royale apartment, see the article from the October issue of Elle Decor)
"Fioretti" wallpaper from Cole and Son- a perfect combination of gray, white, and a bit of black
Mary McDonald's bedroom (a perennial favorite) that was inspired by Dior's salon.
Gray and white vintage cabinet available at Coleen and Company
"Portobello", a grisaille handpainted wallcovering from Paul Montgomery Studio
"French Paisley" fabric in gray and white, from the Suzanne Rheinstein collection for Lee Jofa
20th c. Duchesse Brisée available at William Ockham
Image at top: This gallery in Château de Tanlay has walls painted with grisaille trompe l'oeil images. (Photo courtesy of World of Interiors)