Trend: Turkish Blues

East meets West this season, as style embraces Iznik pattern, low-level lounging and Bosphorus blue

Echo the lines of Ottoman architecture with a shapely vase that has no need of showy blooms

Oman vase by Venini, £3,400.00, William & Son, Hay A5 Plisse Folder, £19.00, Liberty, Contardi Ongo lamp, £529, Harrods, Persian Wallpaper in Blue, £126.00 per roll, by Mineheart, Obelisk bookend, £29.99, Zara, Necklace, £8, Amazon, Plain bookcase and shelves Approx. £1,606.00, Lema.


The street-side game of chequers works just as well inside on these parquet-patterned tables.

Cube side tables, from £550 each, Rockman & Rockman at Clippings.com/livingetc. Swarovski Crystal Eye Clutch Bag, £598, Butler & Wilson. Checkers (part of set), £13.99 Amazon. Blue mix round rug, £170, Heal’s


Do laid-back like a local with luxe, low-level seating perfect for sipping apple tea.

Wing linen/cotton-mix sofa, £18,540, Antonio Citterio for Flexform at Interdesign UK.  Persian wallpaper in Blue, £126 per 10m roll, Mineheart. Ipanema rectangular cushion cover, £75, The Conran Shop. Ozume Indigo tapestry, £40, Urban Outfitters. 3-arched gilded rope-edged mirror, £295, After Noah. Coral Design wall plaque, £295, Osprey. Net large blue table, £975, Benjamin Hubert for Moroso. Kub small white metal table, £672, Nendo for Moroso. Stoneware bowls, £87 for a set of three, Hokanbowls.com. Abstract rectangles rug, £495, The Conran Shop. Diamond rug, £150, Urban Outfitters. Floor cushion from the Two Pack daybed, £875, Loaf


Enjoy your downtime in a plush velvet throne – the curtains and rug hint at traditional eye motifs.

Valentina’ in ink, £138/m, embroidered linen, W140cm, William Yeoward for Designers Guild, Polygon, Indigo, 1.8m x 2.63m, £2,968, Vanderhurd, Mad Chair with 2 armrest, Fabric E Pursia 54, Prussia, blue with legs in oak Spessart, £3.114, Poliform, Cattelan Italia compass lamp by Andrea Lucatello £1,597, Harrods, Moroccan 60 cm Tray, £170, Osprey, Nordal Moroccan 45 cm Tray, £115, Osprey, Blue Pots by Erin Rafferty, XXL hand finished black stained ash box frame 2.3cm, £268.51 from King and Mcgaw, Rummy Tile Game, £22.99, Masters Traditional Games.


After a day in the bazaar, show off treasures on an elegant iron console set upon an epic runner.

Camille Console Table in Antique Gold, £365.00, OKA, Persian Wallpaper in Blue, £126.00 per roll, by Mineheart, Fading World Blue Night, 300x76cm, priced from, £275, Fading World Grey Turquoise, 300x76cm, priced from £275, Louis De Poortere, Medium Crystal Eye Brooche, £58.00, Butler and Wilson, Precious white mirror £595, Heal’s, OP-Vase, water green, tall, £425, small £360, Bilge Nur Saltik for Monologue London, Marble Blue Pot, £36, Anthropologie, Digby large white planter, £65, Habitat, Magazine rack, £39.99, Zara, Yuliya Magdych Spell linen kaftan £720.00, Selfridges, Fujifilm instax mini 70 Camera £99, Urban Outfitters.


When energy flags, serve up a strong brew in a brass-trimmed glass. A sweet hit of Turkish delight is a must.

Brass and Glass Tumbler, £12.50, Rockett St. George, Wall Tiles £6, Sainsbury’s, Small Fruit Bowl Blue Triangles, £46, Darkroom, La Cafetiere Origins Coffee Grinder Copper, £24, Creative Tops, Cadence low table, £553, by Amandine Chhor & Aïssa Logerot for Ligne Roset.


A peekaboo screen provides a fitting hideaway for when you need to bed down on your own magic carpet.

Poroda Hilton room divider T. Collzani £1,119, Harrods, Blue Shoulder Pad Blouse, £15, Rokit, Moroccan Tile Mat Large, £250, Medium, £160 Small, £75, Runner, £130, Graham and Green, Courtepointe, £231, Caravane, Zox blue throw £60, Heal’s, Sawtooth Quilted Cushion Cover Indigo, £ 75, The Conran Shop, Rio Tile Square Cushion Cover Blue, £85, The Conran Shop, Gunjan Cushion Cover Indigo, £85, The Conran Shop, Navika Cushion Cover Indigo, £85, The Conran Shop, Glacon, sofa end table in enamelled earthenware, H34 W33 D33, £670, by Lee West for Ligne Roset, Blue silk classic, £12.00, Rokit.


From tiles to towels, wallpaper to mirrors, it’s all about pattern on pattern in the ultimate Turkish bath.

Damasco mirrors small in matt red, £ 107, large, matt grey £269 Calligaris, Decorative Tile Wallpaper, £35 A SQ METRE, 55 Max, LATTICE PANELS £375+vat per panel, Retrovius, Ex.t Stand Console with Oval Basin, from £1,107, CP Hart, Faux Shagreen Drum Table in Azure, £375.00, OKA, Blue Acrylic Beauty Pot £7.50, Oliver Bonas, Marvis Toothbrush, £3.95 each, Pedlars, Blue Acrylic Storage Box with Drawers x 3 £38, Oliver Bonas, Bloomingville Black Metal Frame Towel Rack, £81.00, Amara, Cotton Hammam Towel in Soft Blue/Ecru, £24.00, Toast, Berkeley slate blue tiles, £67.56/m2, 45cm x45cm, Topp tiles


A sultan’s bed must be fit for business – and for pleasure. This is a study in layered luxury.

Winston 03 bed; upholstered in Adamo & Eva cotton velvet in Bleu de Prusse by Dedar, £19,570 (with mattress), Savoir Beds. Curtain made in Bergius cotton in Cobalt, £61 per m, Designers Guild. Modem rug, £310, Heal’s. Dew woven-leather pouffe, £4,176, Nendo for Moroso. XXL Isnik polychrome tiles print in an ash box frame, £143.34 (think it is £164.71. Please check), King & McGaw. XXL Four Timurid Cuerda Seca pottery tiles print in an ash box frame, £167.45, King & McGaw. Optical White Washed Bed linen flat sheet, £79.99, Linen Me. Bolster cushion, £40, Loaf. Wool Pom Pom blanket, cobalt, £140, BohemiaDesign. Triangles throw, Nordic Blue, £30, John Lewis. Tile tray High Copper, Blue/Cream, £195, The Conran Shop. Small Java pendant, £89, Marks & Spencer. Pair of early 19th-century Mughal style pillars £545, The Old Cinema

Photography: Adrian Brisco

Styling: Hannah Franklin

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