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Let your imagination fly to faraway lands as you indulge in luxe fabrics and life-affirming colours. Samarkand Design celebrates the craft traditions of Asia and Africa, combining them with classic English style to create sumptuous pieces for the home, from throws and cushions to framed antique embroidery. You’ll feel like an explorer without leaving the house. ‘Contemporary Tree’ standard lamp base, £160; pink sari silk lampshade with green palu and border, £130.