From cosmic ceilings to chic accessories, reach for the stars for homeware inspiration...
Designers have been searching the skies for inspiration – with heavenly results. Think sophisticated astronomy and zodiac patterns, star-strewn plates, galaxy murals, galactic surfaces and cosmic tile work. From subtle hints to all-out tributes to the night sky, celestial motifs have been shooting across fashion and interiors. Here are some of our favourite cosmic-inspired pieces…
1. STARLIGHT PENDANT
An ethereal web of overhead stars creates a beautiful dining room statement
Q2 hanging lamp, £10,870, Jan Pauwels for Baxter at Silvera
2. PLANETARY PLATES
This elegant Fornasetti plate has been crafted with whimsical prints and golden accents.
Astronomici wall plate No. 2, £254, Amara
3. GALAXY SURFACE
The natural beauty of coloured marble creates the effect of a night sky…
Royal Blue marble, from £3,360sq m, Gerald Culliford
4. COSMIC MURAL
This stunning Spiral Galaxy mural wallpaper has us lost in space…
Mural, £36sq m, Murals Wallpaper.
5. STARBURST LIGHT
A divine pendant creates burst of pattern and light against a dark backdrop
Starburst light, £36, Rockett St George.
6. INTERPLANETRARY CRAFT
This Constellation wall light is both graphic and delicate
Constellation light, £1,164, Porta Romana.
7. ZODIAC JOURNAL
Dear Diary… gather hopes and style dreams in these vegan leather journals.
Journals, £16 each, Anthropologie
8. CONSTELLATION MUG
Because the sky’s the limit… These mugs are hand-painted in glimmering 22-carat gold.
Mugs, £74.38 each from Modern Mud.
9. SHADOW SHADE
Cast stellar shadows from the cut-out stars of this shade.
Lampshade, £12, Next Home.
10. MIDNIGHT CUSHIONS
If your feet are too firmly on the ground, the night sky motifs of a cushion will gently nod to the trend.
Midnight, £17 each; and Stars with fringe, £22, all Zana Products.
11. STONE MOSAIC
Studded with brass stars, this Astronomy stone mosaic is anything but ordinary.
Astronomy stone mosaic, £90.55sq m, New Ravenna.
12. MOON RUG
One small step for man…
Moon Island rug, from £2,570, for Stepevi.
13. ASTRONOMICAL BACKPACK
Star gazers, keep your worldly goods together in a backback adorned with hand-drawn prints.
Pegasus Backpack, £594, Aspinal of London.
14. MOON TABLE
Take your decor to a lunar level…
My Moon My Mirror table, £690, Moroso.