b'feature houseImmediately behind the terraces black, streetscape-safe front door aProvidingasereneandsumptuoustransitiontotheupperlevel, bold, spicy Resene Scarlett used on the walls and the ceiling is the veryone stairwell wall features the blackened navy of Resene Indian Ink. epitome of wow factor. Its about impact, Terry explains. RedPeople often think that dark colours make an area feel smaller but can be such a strong, dominating colour but here it provides a warmthey can also represent vast space a sense of infinity, says Terry.shock that signals arrival. The colours depth offsets a quirky plate collection and rusted steel Throughout the interior a cool white paint colour custom-mixed bysculpture, and offers a striking contrast to Resene Kaitoke Green, ReseneandnownicknamedReseneLickMinimalistprovidesthewhich wraps from the landing into the hall. perfect backdrop for swathes of strong colour and Peters impressiveInspiringhisclientstoexploretheirboundarieswithcolourand art collection. Confident statements in purple Resene Troubadour andlighting while gently managing their fears and misconceptions, Terry rust Resene Desperado surround the original marble mantelpiecessays: My aim is to build a level of trust and entice my client with the and echo hues found in the paintings in the living room.possibilities. Initially, its about visualising and sharing with the client The pice de rsistance of the living rooms scheme is the cobalt bluewhat they cant see in a space People have an emotional response ceiling,wherethewondrousReseneDecadenceframesMuranoto colour so its never about forcing my ideas. Its about leading them chandeliers. I find that people often want to be taken further thanbeyond what they think is possible. they might dare to go themselves. Terry says. Peter was the kind of client who could quickly see what I was trying to create.Attherearoftheterrace,thecalm,whitekitchen-diningarea provides the perfect counterpoint to the world of colour up front. Terrys selection of finishes and lighting here includes a smoked-mirror splashback that reflects the solid, sensuous island bench of chocolate marble over walnut veneer. AboveThe rich emerald of Resene Kaitoke Green invites a delicious dance with these exquisite vases.LeftResene Troubadour provides a luscious surround for this mantel and artwork. Resene ReseneKaitoke Green Troubadour23'