1, Ideal Home, Dominic Blackmore | 2, AT, Kim Rinehimer | 3, Monsoon, Marie Nichols
At one of last week's spring/summer 2012 press shows, I was chatting with a buyer and we discussed how the economic downturn has resulted in home owners and renters decorating more with colour than ever before. Instead of keeping houses and flats natural and as inoffensive as possible (to encourage a quick sale) we're now putting our personality onto our homes through the use of colour. Adding colour to bedrooms and beds is a great way to turn the room into a statement space. Up first we see how one wall of bold and bright floral wallpaper ties together an eclectic mix of furniture. The second space illustrates how even the most 'normal' of bedrooms can be given a statement update with an addition of graphic colour and pattern in contrasting hues. Finally, try layering the bed with coloured and textured textiles; patterned embroidery will add further interest. Which colourful statement gets your pick, folks?