Trending: The Cosmos
Designers have been searching the skies for inspiration – with heavenly results. Think sophisticatedastronomy 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.
Astronomiciwall 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 lostin 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, RockettSt 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 fromModern 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.
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.
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