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Trend: Art Interiors

Tap into your inner Mondrian

Interiors are having an Art Attack moment: no longer just for the walls, abstract prints are making their way onto soft furnishings and accessories, and furniture taken over by ever-more adventurous sculptural silhouettes. Ready to make your home your canvas? Here’s how to tap into the trend

How to Buy Art for Your Home

How To: Art interiors

Furniture designers Emily and Victoria Ceraudo‘s top five tips 

1. Go Big and Bold

A bold print or piece of furniture is the perfect first step to building your interior scheme. Choosing the piece of art first, and creating a layered interior based around the colours and style of the artwork creates a truly unique and cohesive space.

2. Choose Statement Pieces Carefully

Use heavily decorated pieces of furniture sparingly – if applied to everything, it could become too busy.

Ceraudo Elio in Tan chair

Ceraudo Elio chair in Tangerine, £1,775,

3. Compare and Contrast

A boldly patterned armchair or sofa can be a fantastic hero piece. Building simple or plain fabrics and textures around this creates an interesting and harmonious space.

4. Work with Textures

Wall tapestries, patterned fabric headboards or our Orpha hessian rug is an easy but striking way to introduce art into your home in a more decorative way.

5. It’s All In the Detail

If a larger piece of furniture or a wall hanging feels too ambitious, even just a cushion with an abstract print can be a light touch way to play with an art aesthetic.

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Bee and Sons cushion

Bee & Sons Ampersand You & Me cushion, £120.

Made from 75 per cent recycled cashmere (with an initiative to send it back to be recycled when you’re finished), Bee & Sons Ampersand cushion makes a sustainable splash.

Rockett St George Rock On coat hook, £100.

Rock ‘n roll with this bold coat hook.

Raj Tent Club Silk Ikat 217 cushion, £90.

Colourful cushions and textiles are a short cut to create an arty sofa.

Ceraudo Orpha collection

Ceraudo Orpha collection, from £95.

Ceraudo’s new Orpha collection is inspired by abstract forms and chromatic scales of the French Orphism and Fauvism movements in France.

La Manufacture Cogolin Matignon Brume rug, £11,500.

We love this Art Deco rug for updating a bedroom or hallway: the only problem is you’ll never want to step on it.

Brokis Geometric glass pendants, £POA.

Though these pendants might look more like a sculptural installation: they’re actually statement glass lights from Brokis.

Jonathan Hansen x Marie Daage Ciels Bleus plate, £168.

Getting bored of your dinner service? These frescoed plates by Jonathan Hansen and Marie Daage Ciels will capture the imagination of dinner guests.

Mind The Gap Coloured Geometry wallpaper, £175 per roll.

Perfect for a single wall or bright cloakroom, Mind The Gap’s geometry wallpaper makes a splash in any setting.

Baobab Collection Vitrail Silver
candle, £265.

Who says you have to go big or go home? Add a touch of art with this Baobab Collection Vitrail candle, the packaging of which is inspired by Mondrian paintings.

Partnership Editions Corinthian Column in Red by Frances Costelloe, £320.

For simpler home art in a range of different shades, we love Frances Costelloe’s quaint Corinthian Columns.

Rosi de Ruig Modern Blue Floral shade, £75; base, £145.

Once restricted to notebooks and covers: Rosi de Ruig proves marbled paper is back in a big way with her lampshades.

Addison Ross Turquoise lacquered scallop tray, £225.

Connolly Vanta bowl by Joel Parkes, £5,500.

Rose Uniacke Solid walnut side table, £2,460.

Tom Faulkner Jak chair, from £800.

Mylands Stockwell Green paint, from £26 a litre.


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