DECORATING TREND: GO WILD WITH CIRCUS GEOMETRICS

3-D prints merge with op-art patterns to create a kaleidoscope effect that has to be seen to be believed. Roll up roll up!

Use a magical sleight of hand to team two depth-defying fabrics into one amazing tablecloth. Hats off to that!

FURNITURE Saarinen Executive wool and oak side chairs in Light Burgundy, £996 each, Eero Saarinen for Knoll at Aram Store. Heron aluminium dining table, £1,613, Calligaris. Sparkle PMMA stool, £159, Tokyjin Yoshioka for Kartell at Amara. FLOOR Porcelain tiles, as before. Hasan viscose rug, from £1,145, Designers Guild. DETAILS Tablecloth made in De Lacroix 7710354 viscose-mix, left, £95.70 per m, Casamance; and Ravenna F6140-05 viscose-mix, right, £64 per m, Osborne & Little. Kora vase, Ike dinnerware and clown noses, all as before. Top hat, as before. Rabbit money box, £29.95, Rockett St George. Aim aluminium pendants, £426 each, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Flos at Atrium. Split Diamonds mirror, £429, Dominic Schuster.


Run vibrantly patterned wallpapers and prints in unusual ways across walls and furniture.

WALL Papered in Tile 89/7028 wallpaper, £76 per 10m roll, Cole & Son; and painted in Dulux MixLab RAL 9010 matt emulsion, £24.49 for 2.5l, Dulux. FURNITURE Nornäs glazed cabinets, £110 each, Ikea; painted in Huguenot eggshell, £53 for 2.5l, Mylands; and lined with Perception 75632 wallpaper, £58 per 10m roll, Harlequin. Heron dining table and Sparkle stool, for details, see opposite. FLOOR Casablanca Mono Décor porcelain tiles, £40.80 per sq m, Mandarin Stone. DETAILS Black Bear on Wheels, £140, Steiff. Baby Bunny toddler shoes, £85, Minna Parikka. Ike dinnerware, from £10, Habitat. Record juggling balls, £7.50 each; and Star Europe juggling clubs, £25 each, all Mr Babache at Firetoys. Elephant bowl, £88, Jonathan Adler. Sitting Monkey lamp, £150; and Standing Monkey lamp, £205, Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba for Seletti at Graham and Green. Biblio_Tec book vase, £69.95, Selab for Seletti at John Lewis. Top hats, £495 each, Bates Hats. Drew glitter heels, £235, Minna Parikka.


And don’t forget the windows..

WALLS Tile wallpaper and Dulux MixLab emulsion, as before. Cube Star JWP-1901 wallpaper, within window recess, £64 per 10m roll, Jocelyn Warner at Wallpaper Direct. WINDOW Roman blind made in Incanti 7739/03 viscose-mix in Grey Mist, £75 per m, Romo. FURNITURE CLP-525 clavinola, £1,159, Yamaha at Dawsons. DETAILS Astrid wall light, £95; and Rubie spotted elephant, £40, Habitat. Clown noses, £2.08 for five, Toogoo at Amazon. Woodland Park Animal Elephant salt and pepper shakers set, £31, Kate Spade New York at Amara. Geometric elephant sculpture, £148; and ceramic elephant bowl, £88, Jonathan Adler. Kora porcelain vase, £350, Studiopepe for Spotti Edizione at Darkroom. Maelzel Pyramid 816B metronome, £175, Wittner.


Go wild and pair spots and geometrics for a novel approach to décor – this is a design device that bites!


Throw in some animal magic for good measure.

WALLS For details, see below. FURNITURE Rubens 2.5 seater sofa, £2,295 (plus fabric), The Sofa & Chair Company; upholstered in Apex K5118/01 viscose-mix in Natural, £59.50 per m, Kirkby Design at Romo; and Croquis de Tigre 11099_M01 cotton-silk jacquard, £475 per m, Robert Dallet for Hermès. Lantau console table, as before. FLOOR Perspective floorboards and Fine Sparkle rug, as before. DETAILS Palm Tree floor lamp, Metallic throw, Aviary Cage cabinet and juggling clubs, all as before. Porcelain Leopard statue, £329.99, Fabulous Furniture.


It’ll conjour up fresh ideas all round.

WALLS Papered in, above dado, Imagination 55507 wallpaper, £98 per 10m roll, Ulf Moritz at Brian Yates; and, below dado, Citizen CHR 2835 3110 wallpaper, £47.85 per 10m roll, Casadeco. Dado made up of Super White Hexagon mosaic tiles, £128.98 per sq m, Fired Earth. FURNITURE Lantau console table, as before. DETAILS Juggling clubs, as before. Deco cocktail shaker, £17.50, M&S. No. 171 Gin, £25, Portobello Road Gin. Cocktail glasses, £39 each; and champagne flutes, £39 each, all English Antique Glass. Linework vases, from £15, West Elm.


To help ground a high-flying scheme, bring things back down to earth with cool neutrals and calming curves.

WALL Painted in Skimming Stone estate emulsion, £38 for 2.5l, Farrow & Ball. Skirting made of MetsäWood MDF, £14.23 for L360cm, B&Q; painted in Millionaire Metallic emulsion, £18.49 for 1.25l, Crown Paints. WindoW Curtain, as before. FURNITURE Bookem bookcase-cum-console table, as before. FLOOR Perspective floorboards and Fine Sparkle rug, as before. DETAILS Hula Hoops, as before. Berlin Pillar light, £774, Hector Finch. Leopard wall vase, £35, Graham and Green. Vintage sequin jacket, £55, Rokit.


Have fun with metallic finishes.

WALL As before. FURniTURE Wire Bubble Chair in powder-coated steel, from £1,850, Ben Rousseau for Rousseau Design; upholstered in Ravenna Chenille F6410-05 cotton/ viscose-mix, £64 per m, Osborne & Little. Float oak tables, £595 each, Russell Pinch for Pinch. FLooR Perspective floorboards, as before. Zebra Stripe metallic cowskin, £550, Graham and Green. dETAiLS Palm Tree floor lamp, as before. For a similar trapeze, from £175, try Firetoys. Victorian Tough Guy puppet; and Gothic Tattoed Widow puppet, £25 each, Crankbunny at Nelly Duff. Juggling clubs, as before. Diabolo sticks, on Float table, part of Ridley’s Circus Set, £18.95, Wild & Wolf.


Shifting patterns and bold stripes whip up a crazy, carnival atmosphere.

WALLS For details, see opposite. Window Pelmet and curtains made in Cabanon FCL051/04 cotton-mix in Scarlet, £87 per m, Christian Lacroix Maison for Designers Guild; pelmet fringed with Fine Metallic Bullion 984-31894, £46 per m, Samuel & Sons. FURNITURE Abacus steel and oak single four-poster bed, £945 (mattress not included), Heal’s. Dot beech wardrobe, £450, Laure Grezard for Habitat; covered in Prism 105/9040 wallpaper, £92 per 10m roll, Cole & Son. FLOOR Bell Twist wool-mix carpet in Manhattan Red, £40 per sq m, Brintons. DETAILS Canopy made in, top, Carriacou F2954001 embroidered linen-mix, £204 per m, Pierre Frey; and, rear panel, Olinda J859F-01 velvet in Blue/Multi, £95 per m, Jane Churchill at Colefax and Fowler. Rainbow Star single duvet set, £35, The Great Little Trading Company. Iso Cloud cushion, £15, Made.com. Circus throw, £80, Avoca at John Lewis. Vintage drums, £2,000 for the pair, Howe London. Studio Elephant, £550, Steiff. London alarm clock, £20, Newgate Clocks. Carnival tickets, £3 for 50, Peach Blossom. Kids Chaos scooter, from £29.99, Torque at Amazon. Tails shoes, from £175 per pair, Minna Parikka. Clown bowler hat, £4.50; and wig, £3.99, Escapade. Linea neon lights, £52 each, Seletti at Graham and Green. Hula Hoops, £16.05 for a set of two, Chad Valley at Amazon.


And sets a fun tone for a kid’s room.

WALLS Papered in, top, Beach Club PCL019/06 wallpaper in Citrus, £67 per 10m roll, Christian Lacroix Maison for Designers Guild; and, bottom, Balloons Col.1 wallpaper in Cerise, £134.50 per 10m roll, Dedar. FURNITURE Dulwich steel day bed, £129; and Wimborne single mattress, £399, Made.com; upholstered in Axis 131139, cotton-mix in Marine, £32 per m, Scion. FLOOR Bell Twist carpet, as before. DETAILS Lack wall shelf, £10, Ikea. Carnival tickets, Hula Hoops and clown’s head, all as before. Toy accordion, £15.44, Amazon. Papier-mâché elephant head, £130, Caribbean Craft at Amara. diabolos, £9.10, Firetoys. Small white star light, £90, BHS. Festoon lights, £34.99 for 5m, lights4fun.co.uk. Vintage skirts and jackets, from a selection, Rokit. Bunting made up Beauvoir Spice F0804/07, £39 per m, Clarke & Clarke; and pompoms, £14 per garland, Rockett St George. Victorian Tattoed Wrestler puppet; and Victorian Tattoed Lady puppet, £25 each, Crankbunny at Nelly Duff. For a similar picture frame, try Ikea. Cloud cushion, as before. Folded clothes, from £28, Boden. Paulista quilted cotton throw, £150, Habitat. Pull along Charlie dog, £15, John Lewis.


That will let their imaginations go wild.

WALL and Window As before. FURNITURE Abacus bed, as before. FLOOR Bell Twist carpet, as before. DETAILS Snare drum, diabolo sticks, alarm clock, bedding, throw and diabolo, all as before. Floor cushion made in Sole 32010811 cotton in Rouge/Creme, £53.70 per m, Casamance; trimmed with Soutache PIN003 rayon braid in Col.001, £20 per m, Dedar. Indigo shirt, from £24, Boden.


Balloon motifs and candy colours conjure up the spirit of the Big Top.

WALLS Papered in, top, Beach Club PCL019/06 wallpaper in Citrus, £67 per 10m roll, Christian Lacroix Maison for Designers Guild; and, bottom, Balloons Col.1 wallpaper in Cerise, £134.50 per 10m roll, Dedar. Window Pelmet and curtains made in Cabanon FCL051/04 cotton-mix in Scarlet, £87 per m, Christian Lacroix Maison for Designers Guild; pelmet fringed with Fine Metallic Bullion 984-31894, £46 per m, Samuel & Sons. fLoor As before. DETAILS Lit Arrow, £59, Graham & Brown at very.co.uk. Cheetah, £169, Hansa at Harrods. drum, as before. Lit Star, in window, £59, Graham & Brown at very.co.uk. Red Star Led light, £150. Metal storage trunks, from £89 each, House Doctor at Idyll Home. Illuminated fairground Crown, £450, Lassco.

Photography / Chris Everard

Styling / Hannah Franklin

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