DECORATING TREND: ANIMAL PRINT

Go wild, mix different scales and choose subtle hues for modern schemes that ooze sophisticated style..

Sharpen your style claws with a double dose of wallpaper. Funk it up with teal – it’s the colour of the season.

WALL Place Dauphine DPH70 wallpaper in Plume, top, £129 per 10m roll, Nobilis; and Sauvage SA1104 wallpaper, bottom, £114 per m, Brian Yates. Woodwork painted in Hague Blue modern emulsion, £42 for 2.5l, Farrow & Ball. FURNITURE Oliver chair, £2,145, The Sofa & Chair Company; upholstered in Pantanal F6714-01 velvet, £120 per m, Osborne & Little. Fifties oak and glass coffee table, £703, Gallotti&Radice. FLOOR Rug made in Silva Persian Blue 7578/05 velvet, £110 per m, Black Edition by Romo.


Wallpaper in a lively print makes the perfect backdrop for fitted storage.

WALLS, as before. Woodwork, as before. FURNITURE Oliver chair in Pantanal velvet, as before. Oliver chair, as before; upholstered in Wilde F3927/05 velvet in Blue, £92 per m, Colefax and Fowler. Fifties coffee tables: small, £703; medium, £770; and large, £893, Gallotti&Radice. FLOOR rug made in Silva Persian Blue velvet, as before.


Let accessories and objet stand out.

SURROUND Place Dauphine and Sauvage wallpapers, as before. INSET Shelving unit lined in Pantigre PCCL665/03 wallpaper in Turquoise, £83 per 10m roll, Christian Lacroix for Designers Guild. Woodwork painted in Hague Blue modern emulsion, as before.


Mix strong patterns to shake up a classic space.

WALLS AND CEILING Zebra Palm 5006931 wallpaper in Jungle, £120.80 per 4m roll, Schumacher at Turnell & Gigon. Woodwork painted in Mole’s Breath estate eggshell, £53 for 2.5l, Farrow & Ball. WINDOW Curtain made in Leopold F0458/01 cut velvet in Magenta, £64 per m, Clarke & Clarke. FURNITURE Ester canaletta walnut chair, £905, Stefano Bigi for Porada; upholstered in Kairi Jacquard chenille, £70 per m, Matthew Williamson at Osborne & Little. Infinity stained-canaletta walnut dining table, £3,027; and Ester canaletta walnut chair upholstered in Porada velvet, £999, Stefano Bigi for Porada at Absolute Abode. Large Hamilton Spot oak and lamb’s-wool footstool, £450, Galvin Brothers x Tori Murphy at Tori Murphy. FLOOR Splash rug in Red, £99, Dwell.


Accentuate proportions by papering the ceiling too.

SURROUND Zebra Palm wallpaper, as before. WALLS Zebra Palm wallpaper and coving painted in Churlish Green estate emulsion, as before. Woodwork painted in Mole’s Breath estate eggshell, as before. WIndoW Curtain made in Leopold cut velvet, as before. Blind made in Ocelli 222710 cotton in Linden/Ivory, £32 per m, Sanderson. FURNITURE Infinity dining table; and Ester chair, as before. Loop oak chair, £2,250, Tom Raffield.


Clashing animal prints might seem dangerous, but use in a neutral palette to add sophistication.

SURROUND Snake 32-648 wallpaper in White/Silver, £20 per 10m roll, Graham & Brown. WINDOW Blind made in Big Cat 10455892 linen,£160 per m, Zimmer + Rohde. FURNITURE MDF screen upholstered in Snakeskin K5101/02 PVC-mix in Alabaster, £55 per m, Kirkby Design. Classic lamb’s-wool pouffe in Hamilton Large Spot in Grey/Linen, £275, Tori Murphy


Layer bold and subtle prints for elegant impact.

WALLS Snake wallpaper, as before. details Oak Coat loop, £295, Tom Raffield. Panthera shower curtain, £65, House of Hackney. Linen-edged cotton bath towel, £38, Anthropologie.

Photography / James Merrell

Styling / Marianne Cotterill

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