A bold panel of sunshine fabric has been framed and hung to look as good as a painting. Style with a mix of rattan and wood to keep things informal.
Sunflower yellow curtains adda shot of summer warmth to distressed brick walls and a wallpaper crowded with porcelain plates.
Shots of textured wicker throw things nicely off kilter.
Put Picasso in mind to work a cupboard lined in colourful cubist-style fabric alongside vallauris-inspired ceramics.
Fill a dining space with lavender and mimosa to indulge all the senses. introduce contemporary furniture to family favourites and see how well they get along.
Work a palette of sun-drenched blues and timeless toile de Jouy with layers of slubby linen and heavily patterned quilts for a country farmhouse look.
Shake things up with a contemporary dressing table.
Blend the weathered textures of vintage stools and a classic table with linen and lace to create a relaxed, rustic moment.
For a masterclass in pure simplicity, set the clean lines of a classic basin alongside an unfinished wall.
Photography / Debi Treloar
Styling / Marianne Cotterill
Shining a spotlight on the now and the next in home design and decor, Livingetc is the UK's best selling high end and contemporary home design magazine. As a brand, Livingetc showcases the world's very best homes, breaks and makes the trends, and has access to leading international designers for insight and ideas. It was first published in 1998, and is currently edited by Pip Rich.
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