Trend Report: 5 Key Interior Looks For Autumn / Winter 2018

Inspired by fashion’s latest looks, this season’s homeware is a chic mix of jewel colours, boho florals and animal prints...

1. WESTERN FRONT

Navajo prints, cactus shapes, rough weaves and earthy shades say hitch your wagon and hit the highway.

A/W lookbooks are packed with aztec pattern, chevron shapes and natural textures. Here's our pick of the best:

CUDDLE UP

Get cosy this autumn with this super-soft brightly coloured knit.

Jacquardblanket, from £295,Pendleton at UrbanOutfitters

TEA TIME

Avoid stained furniture (and table linen) with these crafty coasters.

Soul Culturecoasters, £18 for four, Lineaat House of Fraser

WOW WALLS

Perfect for a cloakroom, kids corner or study, this dark wallpaper is brightened with neon bright brushstrokes.

Prairiewallpaper in Night Blue,£244sq m, Maison C atGeorge Spencer Designs

LUCKY FEET

Treat your floors (and your feet) with Patricia Urquiola's soft snazzy rug design.

Mirage rug inNude, £4,140, PatriciaUrquiola for Gan at Woven

BENCH BEAUTY

Add some extra seating at the foot of your bed, in the hallway or by a window with this simple but sophisticated bench in muted colours.

Elìt sunbed, £929,Ethimo at Houseology

TEXTURED TOWELS

Even bathrooms deserve a little update once in a while, and these striped and chevron towels are an absolute steal.

Striped hand towels, £4each, George Home

LEATHER LOOK

Pattern shy? Dip your toe in the trend with brushed suede weave cushions.

Nova cushion, £129,BoConcept

PULL UP A CHAIR

This neutral dining chair in teak and rope blends into almost any interior, and helps set a calming scene. Perfect as an accent armchair too for bedrooms and bathrooms.

Kilt diningarmchair in Teak and Rope,£490, Marcello Ziliani forEthimo at Houseology

WHEELBARROW LIFE

Create that farm-chic vibe without the work; Natuzzi's wheelbarrow-inspired coffee table by Marcel Wanders does the trick nicely.

Barrow coffee table,£1,430, Marcel Wanders forNatuzzi

2. SCARLET FEVER

Whether used as an accent shade on lips or a statement sofa, red rules this season.

Go on,don’t be shy…

SOFA SIREN

Inject instant drama and wow-factor with this very vavavoom sofa.

Casa Modernistasofa, £8,136, Nipa Doshiand Jonathan Levienfor Moroso

ROUGE WALLS

Feeling bold? Give your walls a lick of lipstick red.

Atomic Redabsolute matt emulsion,£43.50 for 2.5L, LittleGreene

SITTING PRETTY

Create a sultry and seductive reading (or snoozing) corner in the library, living room or by the fire with this high-backed cocooning armchair in deepest red.

Maranello chair,£2,100, Artisanna London

TOUCH-ME TEXTURE

Give old cushions, headboard or worn-out armchairs a new lease of life with this touch-me-now textural fabric by Camengo.

Douves viscose-mix inColourway 5, £70.40m,Camengo

SOPHISTICATED SEATING

Add an allure of luxury and sophistication with this clean lined, tufted bench.

Relax bench,£1,716, Florence Knoll forKnoll

FEET UP

Rest your weary feet on this velvety wine-red pouffe – also handy for resting the wine tray.

Costellinivelvet ottoman, from £195,Oka

LOBSTER CHIC

Looking for a purse-friendly way to introduce a pop of rouge? Get your claws on this.

Lobster wall clock,£29, Tatty Devine at Made.com

3. EMERALD BLING

Deep green takes on a gem-like quality in mineral prints, geological shapes and marbleised finishes. Rock on!

STATEMENT PENDANT

This Sputnik pendant is sure to make a bold statement in your entrance hall.

Delilahsputnik pendant, £450,John Lewis

TROMPE L'OEIL

From a distance, this tile-patterned rug plays tricks on your eyes. The lack of shine and the soft, worn texture gives it away.

Provencerug in Teal, £1,650, Stepevi

STONE WALL

We love this stone-effect pattern – gorgeous for smart home offices, libraries and even cloakrooms.

Shirakawawallpaper in Viridian, £65a roll, Designers Guild

ON-TREND TRINKET BOX

Keep trinkets, knick knacks and bits 'n' bobs out of sight in an on-trend trinket box.

Marbletrinket box, £40, JohnLewis

STATEMENT DINING

Looking for a dining table that commands attention? Here's your answer.

Owendining table, price onrequest, Andrea Parisio forMeridiani

COCKTAIL HOUR

Bring back cocktail hour and serve your pick-me-ups on these gold-rimmed coasters. Tres chic.

Kivitacoasters, £204 for two,Rablabs at LuxDeco

4. ANIMAL MAGIC

Tame those big cat prints with a sophisticated neutral palette to create a chic pampas vibe.

LEOPARD LOVE

Go all out with leopard print – make like this house and adorn your cloakroom, hallway or even your dining room in out-there pattern.

Leopard Love wallpaper,£99 a roll, Rockett StGeorge

IN THE MIRROR

This ostrich-effect wall mirror takes a more neutral approach to the animal print trend.

Ostrich-effect wallmirror, £79, Houseology

FLUFF BALL

Whether you use it as a floor cushion, a pouffe, an ottoman, side table or foot stool, this cheetah print fluff ball will add a pop of Safari chic.

Chyangra floor cushion,£229, Oka

SHADY LADY

Even just a pair of identical lampshades – on either side of the bed or sofa – could be more than enough to bring this trend home.

EquusDaley lampshade, £140,House of Hackney

5. FABULOUS FLORALS

Last but not least, florals take ona Bloomsbury vibe with artsy sprigs on archive prints in muted palettes. Pretty yet sassy.

RUG, INTERRUPTED

This vibrant, burnt orange and fuchsia rug has a dishevelled look to it, as though the image has been cut up into a hundred pieces and then sewn back together again. The effect is rather captivating.

ScarlenkaWrapped rug, £2,330sq m,Jan Kath at Front

BEDDING UPDATE

Thought floral bedding was just for spring? Not so – especially when the hues are as deep and rich as this. Think aubergines, olive greens and mustards.

Floral printed duvet set,£12, George Home

ON THE GO

Swap your takeaway cup for something much more stylish – saving plastic and getting a style update. Two birds, one stone.

Primula Blossomwater bottle, £35, S’well& Liberty at Coggles