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Great to see this article re-posted. I have attached a few more material combinations from our work.

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Ten years later... The popularity of the white-out look is fading, and it's inclusion in this article seems out of place. Other examples emphasize contrast: rough/smooth, warm/cool. White on white does not. What it does is explained in this article though. It highlights every scrap of color, every bright bottle of shampoo and tube of toothpaste in a bathroom, every other item in a kitchen. The white-out look just makes every space look cluttered when lived in.
The other pairing that now looks out of place is the glass and paint, both relatively smooth. I don't see how this fits. Very little contrast. Flat paint and mirrors? A little closer.
One pairing not mentioned that I have long been attracted to is glass and rough stone. This article emphasizes brick, but rough stone could be substituted. I especially like beveled glass with rough stone. I assume I am drawn to the contrasts of smooth/rough, hard/fragile, transparent/opaque.
Still, I enjoyed reading this article 10 years later and wish I could see all the pictures posted in the comments.

   

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