DECORATING TREND: GO GREEN

From lush, dark forest to the zestiest of limes, green is the key shade for all seasons

Pump up pristine walls and woodwork with graphic blocks of colour – strong green tones set the scene for a warm, embracing space.

Wall painted in, left, Hunter Dunn flat emulsion, £37.50 for 2.5l, Paint & Paper Library; and, right, Dark Lovage matt emulsion, £36 for 2l, Paint by Conran. Furniture Detroit console table, £250, Graham and Green. Floor Vinyl flooring in Black, £28 per sq m, The Colour Flooring Company. Details Planet lamp, £630, Please Wait To Be Seated at The Conran Shop. trilby, £110, Iona Montgomery. My skateboard, £114, Seletti at Panik. Montrachet door knob, £210, Haute Déco. Vase umbrella stand, £1,050, Fornasetti at Harrods. For details of the wallpaper and framed print seen in background, see overleaf


Sharpen up the gentlemen’s club vibe with parquetry prints and key motifs in contemporary tones of green.

Wall papered in Palais Royale PCL696/02 wallpaper in Vert Billiard, £65 per roll, Christian Lacroix for Designers Guild. Furniture Crono armchair, £5,066, Antonio Citterio for Flexform. Christo armchair, £1,840, The Sofa & Chair Company. Band coffee table, £3,600, Bethan Gray at Liberty. Luxe drinks trolley, £350, Oliver Bonas. Floor Vinyl flooring, as before. Key Shadow rug, £3,385, The Rug Company. details Cushion made in Jetty Storm Z419/06 cotton-mix, £80 per m, Zinc Textile; trimmed in Library Brush 242401 acrylic-mix, £22.10 per m, Robert Allen. All is pretty by Andy Warhol framed print; and I never read, I just look at pictures by Andy Warhol framed print, £112.49 each, King & McGaw. desk lamp, £89, Out There Interiors. Cocktail shaker, £17.50, M&S. Malachite tumblers, £25 each, Jonathan Adler. Cassiopea highball glass, £18 for six, Habitat. Glitterati party animals, in highball glass, £10 for eight, Talking Tables. Cocktail glasses, £40 for two; and champagne saucers, £45 for two, all LSA International. Horse head, £29, Marquis & Dawe at notonthehighstreet.com. Pineapple, £95; and grasshopper, £39, Out There Interiors.


A window corner dressed in luxe, marble-print emerald fabric creates a shady haven.

Walls as before. Window Curtains made in Dione F6830-02 cotton-mix, £97 per m, Osborne & Little. Angulos window film, from £30 per panel, The Window Film Company. Furniture Maxine day bed, £3,500, Jonathan Adler; upholstered in Universo 001 silk/cotton-mix, £202.50 per m, Dedar. Bolster cushions made in Papavera Plains DPPL244929 cotton in Teal, £26 per m, Sanderson. drinks trolley, as before. Floor Vinyl flooring and rug, as before. details Cocktail shaker, as before. Samuel floor lamp, £175, M&S. C’mere hook, used as a tieback, £75, Areaware at Panik. Monkey motif slippers, from £205, Shipton & Heneage. Brandy glass, £30 for two, LSA International.


For a preppy take on the shade, think Fifties American retro – team go-faster stripes in citrus green with a funky oral fabric.


Add a fresh edge to the scheme with acid brights and bold patterns.

Wall panels papered in Vector wallpaper, as before. Window blind made in Lussan 04859/05 silk/ cotton-mix in Pivoine, £99 per m, Manuel Canovas at Colefax and Fowler. Furniture Frame dining table, £1,341, Calligaris. CH04 Houdini dining chair, £633, E15 at The Livingetc Edit at Clippings.com/livingetc. Sigurd benches, £60 each, Ikea. seat pads made in Gerbera 917 linen in Maraschino, £69 per m, Kate Spade New York for Kravet at GP & J Baker. Floor Oak parquet, as before. details Speedboat Landing by Slim Aarons print, £1,495, Jonathan Adler. 265 wall light, £568, Flos. Ridley’s ping pong set, £9.95, Wild & Wolf. Tennis racket cover, £345, Monreal.


Take your cue from the natural world and let verdant greens wash across walls and windows for a hothouse vibe.

Walls papered in, left, Deco Palm 105/8037 wallpaper, £80 per roll, Cole & Son; and, right, Niumi W908/01 wallpaper in Quill, £200 per roll, Black Edition at Romo. WINDOW Curtain made in, top, Monza 50489/39 cotton/linen-mix, £45.73 per m, Fardis; and, bottom, Tarovine cotton/linen-mix in White/Green, £75 per m, House of Hackney; and trimmed with TR1108/02 knitted braid, £36 per m, Jim Thompson at Fox Linton. Furniture Amalfi radiator cover, £1,600, Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam. Floor Impressive Concrete laminate flooring in Light Grey, £19.99 per sq m, Quick-Step. Details Hain wall vase, £2,500, The Conran Shop. Camera vase, £49, Out There Interiors. Cosmetics, from a selection at Le Labo, Aveda and Ortigia. Mirror, £120, Rockett St George. Vase, £30, Habitat.


Get the flavour of the steamy green jungle with a punchy palm.

Walls papered in Deco Palm wallpaper, as before. Furniture K-Stone Shine freestanding bath, £5,658; and Vola freestanding bath/mixer tap, £3,708, CP Hart. Jolly side table in Graphite, £265; and Jolly side table in Oyster, £330, Cattelan Italia at Chaplins. Floor Concrete laminate flooring, as before. Details Hanging clothing rail, approx £188, Monologue London. Mythology hand towel, on rail, £10, M&S. Waffle bath towel, £50, Larusi. Bust, £45; soap dispenser, £27; plant spray bottle, £15; and faux fern, £14, all Rockett St George. Jar, £35, Nina Campbell.


Layer up elaborate, green-leaf prints to create a lush, Amazonian mood.

Wall papered in Painted Concrete mural, from £55 per sq m, Surface View. Furitture Ipanema bed, for details, see opposite. Details curtain made in Hibiscus 10579/49 linen, £196 per m, Nobilis. Well wall light, £275, Davey Lighting. For bed linen details, see opposite. Bolster cushion made in Jardin d’Osier cotton, £381 per m, Hermès.


Create a calm base for a green panorama by working it alongside cool, industrial grey.

Walls papered in Painted Concrete mural and Deco Palm wallpaper, as before. Window Curtain, as before. Furniture Ipanema bed, £9,735, Poliform. Amalfi radiator cover, as before. Flooring Concrete laminate flooring, as before. DetaIls wall lights, curtains and bolster cushion, as before. Bed linen in Stone and Chalk, from £48 for two pillowcases, Larusi. Bedspread made in Weave K32KTS cotton/linen-mix in Steel, £55 per m, Korla; trimmed with Jumbo 985/56313/A1 pom-pom wool fringe in Natural, £95 per m, Samuel & Sons. Tiffany breakfast tray, £20; and Deacon mug, £10, Habitat.

Photography ⁄ Paul Raeside

Styling ⁄ Sophie Brown

 

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