+ Previously a more wintry colour, navy persists into the spring and summer colour palette as a richer alternative to black.
+ Navy cools down hot spaces and brings the relaxed, casual associations of denim to even the most sophisticated room, making it ideal for summer living rooms and bedrooms.
+ When paired with crisp white, navy can also take on an indigo effect that recalls Japanese craft traditions, especially in concert with delicate floral arrangements and patterns. 1 Forsa work lamp by Ikea, $99, from Shut The Front Door. 2 Magnolia II print, $75, from Bo Concept. 3 Le Feu de L’eau candle, $112, from Fourth St. Navy velvet disc squab, $150, from Klay. Herringbone hand towel, $36.50, from Everyday Needs. Astral vase, $49.99, from Shut The Front Door. Deadly Ponies X Everyday Needs wash bag, $69, from Everyday Needs.