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Cultured Pearl

Head to the Tollgård showroom to see the latest creation from British lighting design studio Nulty Bespoke. The mottled glass shades of 'Perla' were inspired by oyster shells – with the light source the pearl at its centre.

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Only the Essentials

Arteriors has curated a collection called Essential Lighting. Like the interiors equivalent of fashion's little black dress, the intention is to pinpoint the products from its extensive catalogue that possess a combination of versatility and timelessness.

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An Understated Accent

De Le Cuona has launched a range of accessories, creating ready-made products from its sought-after fabrics as well as introducing vases and bowls, occasional furniture, oversized decorative beads and Belgian linen towels.

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Culture Clash

The Balearic island of Ibiza provides the design inspiration for Harlequin's Mirador collection, which reflects the White Isle's layered cultural history as well as its natural beauty.

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Revived & Restored

Porta Romana has launched The Upcycling Club, a refurbishment service that allows people to have their existing lighting restored to its original condition, or part-exchange old products for new.

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Warm Welcome

Ethimo has added two products to its popular Knit collection, designed by Patrick Norguet and named after its distinctive woven-rope features. The amply proportioned sofa and lounge chair introduce an upholstered element, in two new fabrics, 'Chess' and 'Red Diamonds.'

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Handmade with Pride

Each roll of Jacaranda's handmade carpet passes through at least 130 skilled hands, across 208 hours, over approximately 26 days. Co-owners Lucy and Richard Meager created a photo series that shows the painstaking journey of a 'Santushi' rug in India.

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Creature Comforts

Ailanto Design has launched a collection of children's wallcoverings, available at George Spencer Designs. The brand is a window on the world of co-founder Amanda Ferragamo, whose illustrations are the starting point for every product, including these three imaginative new creations, which feature darting squirrels, scattering monkeys and bouncing bunnies.

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Graphic Outline

Inspired by a stroll through a Moroccan bazaar, 'Massura' is the winning entry in a competition by Vero Fabrics and Holland & Sherry to discover a new fabric design.

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Colours of the World

This 'Dutch Tulip' paint is one of the shades launched as part of Andrew Martin's first paint collection, available online. A continuation of the brand's signature globe-trotting style, the range has been influenced by the colours of destinations near and far.

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An Adventure in Art

Interior designer Kelly Wearstler's spaces are effortlessly glamorous yet retain a laid-back Californian cool. Her latest collection of fabrics and wallpapers for Lee Jofa, available from GP & J Baker, has just been released, and includes reinterpretations of existing creations as well as brand-new designs, many of which were inspired by artistic movements.

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The Geometry of Nature

Woven wine branches were the stylistic starting point for Turri's Vine collection; the metaphor also works for the overall design concept, which branches off into different territories within a home, yet retains a comprehensive overall look.

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Island Escape

While we are at home, a little design escapism is a welcome distraction, so it's no wonder that lush vegetation continues to be a dominant theme for decorating. New to Colony, Casamance's 'Balata' fabric is an evocative interpretation of Martinique's Jardin de Balata, a tropical garden known for its palm trees and other exotic species.

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Desert Beauty

The canyons and plateaus of Spain’s Bardenas Reales desert inspired the latest Larsen collection, available from Colefax and Fowler; the region’s sculptural rock formations and arid beauty have been translated into highly tactile fabrics, irregular weaves and embellished sheers. 

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Seventies Luxe

Channelling the era of Halston, Yves Saint Laurent and Warhol, Baker's new Baker Luxe collection was inspired by the daring art, fashion and design of the seventies. The 90 new designs – Baker's largest-ever collection – are described as "art pieces for the home".

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A Chair With Charisma

Ventura has collaborated with Trinny Woodall on a chair that reflects Woodall's personal style and the branding of her beauty company, Trinny London.

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Writing Home

Elevate those humdrum spreadsheets and emails to a higher plane with Oficina Inglesa Furniture's 'Gagne' secretaire, one of several new pieces added to its collection of more than 600 furniture designs.

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A Love Letter to Venice

Rubelli's collaboration with architect Peter Marino reflects a dual passion for Venice, using textures and shimmering colours to recreate the city’s unique watery location and quality of light.

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Printed on the Memory

Lewis & Wood has delved into the Victoria & Albert Museum's peerless archive of textiles to create its latest collection, Stitch Prints, inspired by Greek 19th-century embroideries.

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Ancient & Modern

US decorator Michael Aiduss has created a collection for Houlès inspired by the decor of the early-20th-century Villa Kerylos – the Ancient Greek-style home on the Côte d’Azur that's a bucket-list destination for design enthusiasts.

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Paper & Stone

These glazed stoneware 'Corrispondenza' tiles are the work of hotly in-demand Milanese designers Dimore Studio. Abstract to the eye at first, a closer look reveals a more three-dimensional pattern that recalls paper planes and origami-like folds.

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A Mutual Appreciation

Pierre Frey’s fabrics are a key ingredient in the eclectic décor of Soho House’s global stable of members’ clubs, from Barcelona to Hong Kong. Now, the two brands have made it official, with a capsule collection of furniture and accessories that incorporate textiles from the French design house.

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Cabinet of Curiosities

Nobilis' new panoramic wallcoverings celebrate pure escapism, observing trompe l'oeil effects with a playful eye.

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A Tailored Approach

Celebrating its dual heritage in the worlds of both tailoring fabrics and interiors, Holland & Sherry’s 9-10 Savile Row collection is named after the esteemed address where the company still operates its apparel atelier.

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A Bigger Splash

Artistic expression writ large, this ‘Splash’ wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries features exuberant, freeform brushstrokes on a dramatic scale.

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High-Tech Hide

Digital printing is bringing unimaginable levels of detail to design products, and not just for fabrics and wallcoverings. Moore & Giles has teamed up with Bill Amberg for a collection of patterned hides that employ specialist digital printing technology.

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Earning its Stripes

De Le Cuona's 'Rugby' fabric is the winner of London Design Week 2020's esteemed Showstopper award from The World of Interiors. Part of the Maverick collection, the striped Italian linen is inspired by the classic rugby shirt.

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Asleep on a Cloud

Savoir Beds is known for its exciting collaborations with designers from all over the globe, but it looked closer to home for its latest initiative, collaborating with Tom Faulkner on the 'Cloud' bed.

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Elizabethan Garden

James Hare’s Gardyne collection, available from Marvic Textiles, takes its inspiration from late 16th- and early 17th-century textiles, and has a botanical feel, showing that bringing the outside in is nothing new in interiors.

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Industrial Evolution

Perrin & Rowe has released 'Armstrong', its first new tap design in four years, which "combines an industrial aesthetic with a designer’s eye for balance and proportion".

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