While the end of lockdown is in sight, the start of the spring season is still the perfect time to elevate our interior design, which in turn actively lifts our spirits and gives us a daily hit of happiness. After all, it’s well-documented that our home decor impacts our mental health, and that beautiful, clutter-free spaces make us feel relaxed and comforted, no matter what’s going on outside those four walls. Take inspiration from the arrival of spring and inject a dose of colour, expressive patterns and quirky silhouettes into your interiors styling with our edit of the most covetable home accessories that are bursting with cheer.
Nothing comes closer to a party on a table than LaDoubleJ’s Housewives interiors collection. The pieces are a technicolour assortment of tableware that are designed to put the joy back in dining and decorating. The gleaming Italian glasses (made in partnership with renowned Venetian glassmaker Salviati), rainbow-trimmed plates and bowls, tropical table textiles and verdant vases will transform your dining table in typical LaDoubleJ clashing maximalist style.
Pineapple Rosa dessert plates (set of 2)
Set of four Murano glasses
by Helle Mardahl
Imperfection and unusual proportions are embraced in these Danish designs to brilliant effect. The happy-go-lucky glass silhouettes of Copenhagen-based Central Saint Martins graduate Helle Mardahl’s Cocktail Cream Tea and Bon Bon collections are mouth blown in Denmark, with the child-like wobbly shapes and candy-like hues adding a surreal spin to classic teatime wares.
by Jonathan Adler
Famous for his modern, often intense, patterns, Jonathan Adler is a pro at creating upbeat home accessories. His Harlequin sideboard, with angular slashes of back-painted glass wrapped in an ivory case and supported by gleaming gold hairpin legs, is a striking choice, while other Harlequin designs in sherbet shades offer a brighter, softer take on the pattern.
by Summerill & Bishop
The rainbow has become synonymous with hope and resilience, and there’s no more stylish way to incorporate it into your home than with Summerill & Bishop’s Winter Rainbow table linen. The whimsical design features layers of scallop-edged rainbow stripes running along the edge of the linen tablecloth in rich tones that will brighten up any dining table.
Winter Rainbow Linen Tablecloth
for Floor Story
Known for his effervescent use of colour and pattern, London-based creative Adam Nathanial Furman should be top of your list for mood-boosting interior designs. His rug collection for Floor Story is a cacophony of bright colours and patterns that seem to shimmy across the floor. The shapely pieces will whisk you to the lazy summers and ancient mosaics of the Mediterranean, a home-based holiday in handwoven form.
The swirling vertical stripes of Hay’s Juice vase are simple but oh so pleasurable. Created by Oslo-based designer Kristine Five Melvaer, the pieces come in bright tones of yellow or blue ready to add some playful punch to any spaces. With or without flowers, the cool lines of the vase make it a statement addition to any mantlepiece or coffee table.
If you’re after big-impact colour for the home, look no further than Montana Møbler. Since its inception in 1980s Denmark, the pioneering furniture brand continues to embrace rich colours with its ever-expanding modular storage systems, which can be built and personalised to fit any space. Pick from 42 eco-friendly coloured lacquers, the newest 30 of which were created in collaboration with colour designer Margrethe Odgaard in a palette of vivid hues.
The Italian family business is famed for its multicoloured designs, and now you can bring the fashionable styles to your walls with Missoni Home’s third collection of wallpaper and upholstery fabrics. In line with the brand’s psychedelic approach to design, the kaleidoscopic collection spans stripes, zigzags, florals and textured plains, each as exuberant and enriching as the next.
Italian brand Mutina takes inspiration from the Eighties with the new collection of patterned tiles created by Mattonelle Margherita with artist Nathalie Du Pasquier, a founding member of the seminal Memphis movement in 1981. The range comprises 41 hand drawn patterned wall and floor tiles in retro patterns and colours, designed to be outrageously mixed and matched in endless clashing options.