From silvered finishes to sultry shades, this season’s looks are high on style
Add a luxe Italianate edge with tactile terrazzo prints teamed with sleek architectural designs.
Wall Papered in Pavonazzo wallpapers in PDG1031/01 Emerald; PDG1031/08 Lapiz; and PDG1031/07 Charcoal, all £59 per roll, Designers Guild. Skirting painted in Burn Black Light matt emulsion, £43 for 2.5l, Sanderson at Style Library. FURNITURE Caracas console table, £995, Jonathan Adler. DETAILS Marble table lamp, £55, Debenhams. Marble pot, £30, French Connection Home. Looking for Dorian mirror, £667, WUU design for Maison Dada at Silvera. Seen in reflection: Les Ondes de Jade M164503 wool in Vert Olive, £175 per m, Misia Paris.
Tap into the trend for period décor by reworking classic fabrics as hip, heavenly upholstery.
WALL Papered in Winter Garden Antoine Photogrphche Blatten by Antoine Franz wall mural, from £65 per sq m, Surface View. Wall and woodwork painted in Burn Black Light matt emulsion, as before. FURNITURE Norga chaise longue, £1,895, Oka; with cushion and pad upholstered in Burdock & Star 236519 cotton in Indigo, £164 per m, Morris & Co at Style Library. Virdine accent table, £1,601, Jean-Louis Deniot for Baker London. 19th-century armchair, £950, The French House. FLOOR Burned Planks laminate flooring, £30.99 per sq m, Quick-Step. Alexis rug in Eau de Nil, £350, Cox & Cox. DETAILS Dalmation plant pot, £49.95, Ella Hookway at Liberty. Plant mister, £14, Nook Shop. Painted vase, £26; and Parlane Nightide tall vase, Next Home. FURNITURE Talitha nickel-plated side table, £1,495, Jonathan Adler. Curved, three-panel screen, £105, The Dormy House; upholstered in Skintilla 132550 cotton-mix in Taupe, £58 per m, Harlequin at Style Library. Acid Burnt cowhide pouffe in White/Silver, £270, A for Amara at Amara. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Boulder table lamp in Nickel, £684; and Bedford Lily lamp shade, £97, Vaughan. Crystals, price on request, Andrew Martin.
Sharpen up the flavour of rich, full-bodied burgundy with simple graphic lines in pure gold.
WINDOW Curtain made in Crosstown 10329–001 cotton-mix in Red, £202 per m, Donghia at Rubelli. Wall Papered in Robin 436-64 wallpaper in Wine/Gilt, £68 per roll, Sandberg Wallpaper. Skirting painted in Burn Black Light matt emulsion, as before. FURNITURE Victor desk, £4,250, Roberto Lazzeroni for The Conran Shop. Bertoia Diamond chair in Gold, £2,442, Harry Bertoia for Knoll at Chaplins. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Hexagonal shelf mirror, £149; and Carson table lamp, £89, M&S. Lid Wedge mirror, £115, Tom Dixon. Oversized Mode Creation Munich scent bottle, £700, Talisman London. Honeycomb tea-light holder, £18, Rockett St George. Hairdryer, make-up, powder brush and perfume, stylist’s own.
Textiles and surfaces in subtle, soft-focus finishes reinvent the burnished-metallics look.
WINDOW Curtains made in Tiami 7805/02 viscose-mix in Gris, £90 per m, Romo. FURNITURE Lennox armchair, £2,096; and footstool, £899, Gordon Guillaumier for Lema. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Cut Tall pendant in Chrome, £600; and Cut Short pendant in Chrome, £450, Tom Dixon. Mirror disco balls, from £140 each, Rockett St George.
Boost the allure of trad botanicals by framing the florals in theatrically dark charcoal.
WALL Chimney breast papered in Panama PANA81347235 Panoramique Jardin Tropical wall panel, £313.60, Casadeco. Wall and woodwork painted in Burn Black Light matt emulsion, as before. FURNITURE James dining chair, £1,060, The Sofa & Chair Company; upholstered in Duchess Garden F7124-02 linen-mix, £70 per m, Matthew Williamson at Osborne & Little; with Kediri T600-07 satin piping cord, £10 per m, Osborne & Little. For details of the Canton dining table, see opposite. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Laurence Olivier bust, price on request, Andrew Martin. Floral arrangement, from £200, Rebel Rebel. Wall panel and wall and woodwork paint, as before. FURNITURE Canton dining table, from £1,295, Lombok. James dining chair, as before. Cane side chair, £1,285, Kara Mann for Baker London. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS On the table, from left: gold cutlery, £95 for a 16-piece set, Viners at very.co.uk; glassware, from £4 per piece, French Connection Home; decorative figs, £50 for 12, Cox & Cox; Bird Feet stand, £42; Monkey Goblet bowl on stand, £79; Bird Feet Claw candlesticks, £54 for three; and Perching Cockatoo, £36, all Rockett St George; and gold vase, £14; and lantern, £14, Sainsbury’s Home. Floral arrangement, as before.
BLACK AND GOLD
Give moody monochrome a modern twist with shots of inlaid gilt and hot geometric shapes.
WALL Papered in College Stripe 110/7034 wallpaper, £65 per roll, Cole & Son; and tiled in Hex tiles in Causeway, £79.80 per sq m, Fired Earth. FURNITURE Wingback sheepskin chair, £10,000, Tom Dixon at Harrods. Slit side table, £399, Hay at Amara. FLOOR Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Shoreditch wood-burning stove, £1,182, Chesney’s. Riddle wall light, £630, Bert Frank. Fireside companion set, £420, Eldvarm at Cotswold Grey. Utility tumbler, £25 for two (including coasters), LSA International. Renaissance Rice Cut candle, £15, Sainsbury’s Home.
Rev up this dramatic colourway with quartz-printed velvet and crackle-glazed finishes.
FURNITURE Circular Crackle side table in Charcoal and Silver, £5,760 for a pair, Talisman Bespoke. FLOOR Rust Salvage Abstract rug, from £95, Next Home. Burned Planks flooring, as before. DETAILS Headboard cushions made in Halcyon J781F-04 viscose-mix in Blue, £94 per m, Jane Churchill at Colefax and Fowler. Biella bed linen in Midnight & Wedgwood, from £22 for a pillowcase, Designers Guild. Luster Graphic vase, £60, Pols Potten at Amara. Alarm clock, £40, Cox & Cox. Glassware, as before. Robe, £39.99, H&M.
Photography ⁄ Paul Raeside
Styling ⁄ Sophie Brown