Forget about trad looks – this season’s timber furniture and accessories feature unusual grains and offbeat finishes.
Raw leather and alder wood work an artisan vibe – perfect lines are strictly out to lunch.
Breadboards, from £38 each, Rowen & Wren. Pencil, £12, One Must Dash. Contrast plant pots, from £34 for a set of three, Graham and Green. Milliners’ heads, £360 each; and expedition glasses, £175 each, Clubhouse Interiors. Pocket knife, £15, Izola at Men’s Society. Toy helicopter, £24.23 for a set, Liberty Imports at Amazon. Baker’s scoop, £8, Nom Living at notonthehighstreet.com.
This bamboo pendant raises the style stakes a notch or two – its irregular shape adds extra edge.
Rotvik pendant, £45, Jon Eliason for Ikea. Dining table – for details, see opposite. Shaker dining chairs, £810 each, De La Espada for Neri & Hu at Heal’s. Patola PDG645 07 wallpaper in Celadon, £89 per 10m roll, Palasini collection at Designers Guild. Curtains made in Antica Whitewash cotton-mix, £130 per m, Black Edition at Romo. Carafes, from £10 each, all Monika Lubkowska-Jonas for LSA International. Outline trivets, from £17 each, Ferm Living at Twentytwentyone. Army water bottle, £15, Camping & Army Surplus Store. Teak bowl, £110, Raft Furniture.
Team an angled chair, smoked-oak table with a burnt-wood bench. Let’s not play it straight…
Bespoke Kenta dining table, £1,995, Lombok. Chair, wallpaper and curtains, as before. Stools, £119.99 each, Bloomingville at Wayfair. Sleeper bench, £320, French Connection Home. 73 series pendants, £515 each, Omer Arbel for Bocci at The Conran Shop. Colours curtain pole, £23, B&Q. Hummingbirds print, from £175, Philip Reinagle at Surface View. Floreo faux-grass bunches, from £8 each, Habitat. Frayed table runner, from £29, West Elm. Waves vase, £37, BoConcept. Military play set, as before. Wood Grain rug in Blue, £899, Ella Doran at Woven.
Thought this stool was sculpted by hand? Think again – it’s digitally designed and laser cut. Had us fooled…
Sadl stool, approx £177, Jon Kleinhample and Masa Loncaric for LMBRJK at The Livingetc Edit at Clippings.com. Tigre rug, £495, Caravane. Shawl, £49.99, Wool Couture at notonthehighstreet.com. Chopping board, £35, Gray & Willow at House of Fraser. Hip flasks, from £22.50 each; and pocket knife, £15, all Izola at Men’s Society.
Steam-bent furniture goes large with oversized cushions – echo the sofa’s design with a curved screen.
Nest sofa, £5,395 (with Marine cushions, as shown), Paola Navone for Ercol at Heal’s. Shades of Grey screen, £2,735, Benchmark. Wallpaper, as before. Hula mirror, £165, Loaf. Military play set, as before. Cross stools, £295 each, Graham and Green. Wobble chess set, £250, Adin Mumma; and Tweed rug, £1,850, both Aram Store. Military jacket, £25, Rokit. Giant knitting needles, £69.99; and yarn, £3.49, Wool Couture at notonthehighstreet.com.
An egg and soldiers brekky in bed is a breeze with a stylish side table that includes a removable tray.
ICS side table, £700, Mattia Fossati for Porada at Harrods. Stilt toast rack, £40, Monika Lubkowska-Jonas for LSA International. Everyday egg cup, £14, Emma Lacey at The Conran Shop. Cobalt bowl, £40, Designers Guild. Ballpoint pen, £20, Midori at Foyles. Headboard – for details, see opposite. Beaufort pillowcase, £45, The White Company. Natural Linen king-size duvet, £220, The Conran Shop. Chambray bed cover in Lac, £161, Caravane. Wall panel – for details, see opposite. Toy soldiers, £5.49 for a set, My Planet at Amazon. Dog tags, £5 for a set of two, Camping and Army Surplus Store.
A slab of freshly felled oak, cut into an enormous board, makes an epic contrast to this close-up view of bark.
Ecorce SWL27346701 wall panel in Bleu, £200.20 for a 200 x 280cm design, So Wall 2 collection by Casadeco at Tektura. Bespoke live-edge headboard, £2,430, James Ransley for Whetstone Oak. Pillowcases, duvet and bed cover, as before. Hook and Rope pendant light, £145, French Connection Home. Naxpa stool, £744, Terry Dwan for Riva 1920 at Heal’s. Curtains made in Lizong NCF4160-02 velvet in Lime, £89 per m, Nina Campbell at Osborne & Little. Broken Lines rug, £450, Habitat. Hatboxes, from £225 each, Clubhouse Interiors. T-shirts, from £9.95 for two, Muji.
This tall, dark and handsome cabinet features hand-scorched cladding – playing with fire never seemed so cool.
Scorched Shake cabinet, £4,600, Sebastian Cox for Benchmark at The New Craftsmen. Oscar coat stand, £779, Angelo Tomaiuolo for Cattelan Italia at Harrods. Chunky blanket in Teal, £79.99, Wool Couture at notonthehighstreet.com. Day bed Two, from £2,950, Another Country; upholstered in Mirage cotton-mix in Sand, £43 per m, Clarke & Clarke. Classical head, £149, RE. Bothy pots, £6.50 each, Garden Trading. Helmet, £50; and boots, £100, Breuer & Dawson. Macbook Pro, from £899, Apple at Currys. Wall panel, curtain, rug and dog tag,as before.
Photography / Paul Massey
Styling / Hannah Franklin