Collab Alert: x Darkroom London

Herblack-walled, joyous graphic interiors and unique aesthetic changed the landscape of retail – and homes – in London.Rhonda Drakeford (opens in new tab), co-founder of Darkroom London (opens in new tab), was famous for painting its London shop black before it became a thing. Now she's partnered up with to create the Vitti collection (opens in new tab); a line of encaustic tiled tables, graphic rugs and cushions with her signature graphic lines.

The graphic collection showcases Rhonda's trademark aesthetic of strong colours, graphic shapes and bold patterns, withencaustic tiles in graphic black and white with shots of bright colours on some tables.She's softenedclean modernist lines with texture and pastels.

It's all second nature to Rhonda Drakeford who's known for her bold taste. "Black is the new neutral", she explained to

Drakeford adds: “I’ve absolutely loved designing this range of furniture and textiles for because they are not afraid to do something different and create statement furniture.”

The range includes a grey and black encaustic tile covered dining table (opens in new tab), a console table (opens in new tab) with pops of pastel pink, and a pop-artycoffee table (opens in new tab)with circles and rectangles in blue, green, white and black.

Meanwhile the blue and grey geometric rug (opens in new tab) has a more subtle, toned down design, the Vitti cushions (opens in new tab) are an easy way to add modern, graphic lines to a room, while themonochrome Knox accent chair (opens in new tab)has a decidedly retro vibe.

Lotte Brouwer

Lotte is the Digital Editor for Livingetc, and has been with the website since its launch. She has a background in online journalism and writing for SEO, with previous editor roles at Good Living, Good Housekeeping, Country & Townhouse, and BBC Good Food among others, as well as her own successful interiors blog. When she's not busy writing or tracking analytics, she's doing up houses, two of which have features in interior design magazines. She's just finished doing up her house in Wimbledon, and is eyeing up Bath for her next project.