Decorating Trend: Autumn Neutrals

This season heralds a fresh twist on the classic palette. Think exquisite craftsmanship brought to life with pops of autumnal orange

Tie-back details and a tan finish secure this chair’s star status. Combine with accessories in monochrome patterns for a standout neutral scheme.

Wing shelving unit, £850, Gabriel Tan at The Conran Shop. Sling leather chair, £595, Raft. Apollo floor light, £125, Debenhams. Kudu seagrass rug, £155, French Connection. Black Over White artwork, on the wall, £200, David Hardy. On the shelving unit, from top left: Rhombic large object, £450, William Yeoward. Varia stripe vase, £118, Aram Designs for Aram. Junto cup, £11, Normann Copenhagen at Ross & Brown. El-Mo marble pyramid, £80, Elementary. On The Line artwork, £280, David Hardy. Bright Light candleholder, £32, Wirth at Skandivis. Full Black Acid Etched cube, £350, Living Divani at Silvera. Kana pot, £57.50, Oyoy at Someday Designs. Etch vase, £39, The Conran Shop. Spring Court high-top trainers, £85, Toast.


The eclectic blend of natural materials, raw textures and naive patterns on these bowls make for a striking tribal-inspired display. 

Ashanti sideboard, £699, Atkin and Thyme. On the sideboard, from top left: Air plant, stylist’s own. Nera bowls, from £79 each, Monica Förster at Nina’s House. Hold Me Tight leather vase, £85, Strups Denmark at Skandivis. Dominoes, £15.16, Store Indya at Amazon. With You artwork, £320, David Hardy. Circular trivet, £110 for four, Muller Van Severen for Valérie Objects at Silvera. Cylindrical jug, from £40, Made+Good.


A sculptural wooden table base teamed with elegant leather dining chairs delivers a masterclass in pared-back perfection.

Barnabas dining table, £1,825, Benchmark. Keyko dining chairs, £1,479 each, Gallotti&Radice at Harrods. Spade chair, £431, Faye Toogood for Please Wait to be Seated at Twentytwentyone. Northcote shelving unit, £785, MannMade. Lloyd leather pendant lights, £185 each, Puik. On the shelving unit, from top left: Handmade Moroccan Black and White tableware, also on the floor, from £10 for a bowl; Blind Faith head ornament, £85; Faria dinner plates, £14 each, all Rockett St George. On the dining table, from left: Green & Black’s organic ginger dark chocolate, £2, Waitrose. Light Water tumblers, £19 each; Tequila Sunrise jug, £79, all The Conran Shop.


Creating interest in a neutral scheme is all about layering. This palette is simple, but pops of touch-me texture build around a tan-leather statement sofa.

Curtains made in Meltemi cotton-mix, £125m, Osborne & Little. Vista rug, from £2,758, Perennials at The Rug Company. William sofa, £11,628, Damian Williamson for Zanotta at Aram. Von armchair, £2,210, Hlynur Atlason for Ercol. Skirt coffee table, £595, Lombok. Alamo side table, £195, Habitat. Anders pendant light, £1,295, Pinch Design. Camel & Black (Composition III) 2018 artwork, £3,200, Liza Giles. On the sofa, from left: linen herringbone throw in Ochre, £119, Heal’s. Josephine cushion, £65; Banks Loop cushion, £55, both Habitat. On the coffee table, from left: Toppu stripe potted plant, £58, Oyoy at Someday Designs. Mid Line bowl, £45, Myer Halliday at Heal’s. Round leather coasters, £16 for four, Amara. Espresso cups, also on the side table, £32 each, Made+Good. On the side table, from left: Barro Pot 2 (includes plant), from £150, Sebastian Herkner for Ames at Twentytwentyone. Rhombic small object, £295, William Yeoward. Vegan slippers, £24, Yonder Living. Sculture Domestiche resin ornament, £840, Imperfettolab at Silvera.


A wood woven desk brings textural interest to an understated scheme, which is lifted by warm and welcome copper accents.

Medley rug, £748, Calligaris. Bayleaf desk in English ash, £2,725, Sebastian Cox. Cover chair, £519, Muuto at Silvera. Milo stool in Chloe Ash, £315, Neptune. On the desk, from left: metal trivets, £110 for four, Muller Van Severen for Valérie Objects at Silvera.El-Mo marble objects, from £58 for a small semi-cone, Elementary. EVNEED woodless pencils, £26.99 for 12, Amazon. Tip lamp in Copper Brown, £245, Muuto at Someday Designs. Wooden doorstop, £85, The Conran Shop.


Positioning this stunning hanging chair in a minimalist corner shows it off in all its crafted glory.

Curtain made in Huari cotton-mix in Chalk, £35m, Villa Nova. Isadore rug, £350, Habitat. Amble hanging seat, £1,450, Tom Raffield. Objects pouffe, £340, Cecilie Manz for Fritz Hansen at Heal’s. On the hanging seat, from left: shearling sheepskin rug in Caramel, £95, Rockett St George. Crinkle blanket, £89, Hay at Monologue London. Natural sheepskin, £60, Twentytwentyone. On the pouffe: Neo purse in Cognac, £135, M.Hulot. Kylie 13 glasses, £99, Kylie Minogue for Specsavers. Lines vase, £58, Day Birger Et Mikkelsen at Amara.


Luxe leather handles on this chest of drawers give a pale and interesting twist, while a rattan screen introduces a modern rustic vibe.

Rattan screen, £495, French Connection. Björksnäs chest, £235, Ikea. Burnt Orange pouffe, £65, Rockett St George. On the chest, from left: Solid table lamp, £295, Terence Woodgate at Twentytwentyone. Sabene mirror, £285, MannMade. Sterling Silver and White wood curb linked bracelet, £57; Sterling Silver and Rosewood capped open cuff, £60; Gold-plated Sterling Silver and Rosewood capped open cuff, £70, all Branch Jewellery. Wooden hand decorations, from £15 each, Hay at Amara. On the decorations, from left: Gold plate and White wood studded bangle; Gold plate and Rosewood studded bangle, both £55; and White wood curb linked long necklace, £130, all Branch Jewellery. On the screen, from left: leopard-print scarf, £22, Oliver Bonas. Arau satchel, £320, M.Hulot. On the pouffe, from top: Stripe Vesu bag, £170, M.Hulot. Boy tee, £45, Toast. Shoeboxes, £29.99 for 25, Amazon.


Neutrals take on an unexpected richness in this sumptuous leather bed, complemented by russet tones and layers of texture.

Matera super king-size bed in Daino leather Treacle, £3,999, Heal’s. Little Groover bedside table, £245, Loaf. Notch pouffe, £1,605, Lema. Rattan screen, as before. Maggie Bunzl rug, £745, Aram. Black Charcoal Overlap framed artwork, £1,425, 55Max. On the bedside table: Como Short Circuit-style desk lamp, £195, Rockett St George. Spots mug, £24, Heal’s. On the bed: Chalk and Rust pillowcases, from £40 each; king-size flat sheet in Russet, £132.50; king-size duvet cover in Sand, £247.50, all Larusi. Zigzag cushion; wool cushion, on the pouffe, both £60, Rockett St George. Crinkle throw, £75, Habitat.Ochre throw, £115, Debenhams. Abstract floral silk scarf, on the screen, £155, Toast.

Photography  ⁄ Jon Day

Styling  ⁄ Jo Bailey

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