Design Centre Stories

The Rich Mix

This year, it’s all about a sophisticated cosmopolitan mix: layers of vibrant colour, rich materials and eclectic points of inspiration speak of history, travel and craftsmanship.

Above, left to right: ‘Big Foot’, Nicholas Haslam Ltd.‘Giove’ round mirror, Porada.‘Gargantuesque Sancy’ tie-back, cardinal noir, Watts of Westminster. Sofa upholstered in ‘Nouvelles’ fabric, vagues, Dedar.‘Aviary’ lantern (CL51-LAN), Bella Figura.‘Leo’ side table, Christophe Delcourt at GMR Interiors. Chair upholstered in ‘Sainval Langau’ printed velvet, green,Watts of Westminster. Fabric in frames from left: ‘Schawrzwald’ (T18048/001), verdure, Dedar.‘Abstract 1928’ (322670), multi, Zoffany at Style Library. Fabric in background from left: ‘JaguarVelvet’ (9740), Houlès.‘Guatemala’ (42720422), Camengo at Colony. Wallcovering on background: ‘Palazzo’ (10791-23), Nobilis. Wallcovering on right wall: ‘Curiosities’, antiquity, Zak + Fox at George Spencer Designs. Wall panelling:‘Georgian Panel’, Lincrusta; painted in ‘Bordeaux’, Zoffany at Style Library. Wallcovering on trunk:‘Bastoni’, (114/14027), racing car green, Cole & Son. Wall Paint on left wall: ‘Teal’, Zoffany at Style Library. Paint on back wall: ‘Tigers Eye’, Zoffany at Style Library. Flooring: ‘Chequerboard’, royal mink and limestone, Artisans of Devizes

Background: ‘Solstice’ fabric (10789.70), Nobilis. From left to right: ‘Chiselled’ fabric, merlot, Knoll Textiles at StudioTex. (DK-9504-225) door knob, SA Baxter Architectural Hardware. ‘Steppe’ carpet, peridot and ‘Quantum 14’ carpet, fuchsia, both Wool Classics. ‘Chevallerie’ scalloped tassel fringe’ (TF-58300), Bordeaux, Samuel & Sons. ‘Paint Box’ fabric (FD313.T20) teal/spice, Mulberry Home. ‘Lazuli’ paint, Zoffany and ‘Wild Plum Light’ paint, Sanderson, both at Style Library. ‘Swank’ fabric (K2221/4), jasper, Knoll Luxe at StudioTex. ‘Brick’ fabric (10790.51) magenta, Nobilis. ‘Nouvelles Vagues’ fabric (T18011/005), malachite, Dedar. ‘Canfield Stripe’ fabric (1711-02), aubergine, Blithfield at Lewis & Wood. ‘Winoy Bronze’ finish, Espresso Design. ‘Koi Carp’ and ‘Poison’ paints, Zoffany at Style Library. ‘Vancouver’ leather (VAN429), oceanic and ‘Bilbao’leather (BLB233), Bordeaux, Whistler Leather