NEW BRAND JUPITER 10

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We catch up with fash­ion de­sign­ers Bruno Basso and Christopher Brooke as they get ready to launch the con­tem­po­rary in­te­ri­ors la­bel that all pat­tern lovers should know

Tell us about your fash­ion ca­reers?

We started work­ing to­gether in 2003 as Basso & Brooke, and were the first de­sign­ers to show a fully dig­i­tally printed col­lec­tion of cloth­ing. We ex­hib­ited at Lon­don Fash­ion Week, as well as at var­i­ous events around the world, for over a decade to­gether.

Why the move into in­te­ri­ors?

We’ve al­ways loved in­te­ri­ors, and have done sev­eral projects for brands such as Har­rods, The Shop at Blue­bird, Habi­tat and Gra­ham & Brown, as well as pri­vate com­mis­sions. In in­te­ri­ors, pat­tern and prints have more longevity than they do in fash­ion – they’re not as re­stricted to sea­sons.

What’s your de­sign ethos?

Max­i­mal­ism! As with our fash­ion la­bel, there’s a joy­ous nar­ra­tive to our work. We ques­tion ev­ery­thing through pat­tern and colour.

Why did you choose to fo­cus on wall­cov­er­ings?

With wall­pa­per, you can dra­mat­i­cally trans­form any type of space and give it per­son­al­ity. We’ve seen clients us­ing our de­signs in lots of dif­fer­ent ways – fully wall­pa­pered rooms are our favourites, but we’ve also seen them on walls and ceil­ings, as well as in­side book­cases.

What’s next for Jupiter 10?

We’ll be launch­ing a col­lec­tion of fab­rics to co­or­di­nate with the wall­pa­pers, and also rugs and tiles with the same de­signs.

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‘Nairobi’, ‘Tallinn’, ‘Prague’ and ‘Doha’ wall­pa­per de­signs, all £145 per roll ( jupiter10.com)

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