UR­BAN BLUSH

From soft pas­tel tints to bur­gundy hits, chic shades of pink are this sea­son’s go-to hue

Living Etc - - SHOPPING / ETC - Styling ⁄ Han­nah Franklin

Sweet berry chairs add depth and drama to a marsh­mal­low-tinged space, cre­at­ing a de­li­cious con­trast of hues.

WALL Painted in Light Amethyst matt emul­sion, £43 for 2.5l, San­der­son. Gold mir­ror strips and skirting, £80 per m, Ha­mar Acrylic Fabri­ca­tions. FUR­NI­TURE Wendy cor­ner chairs, £2,026 each, Car­los Bal­labio for Po­rada at Heal’s. Max Beam stool, £200, Lu­dovica and Roberto Palomba for Kartell at Amara. FLOOR Nougat floor tiles in Pis­ta­chio, £69.97 per sq m, Fired Earth. DE­TAILS Karls­son wall clock, £179, Rock­ett St Ge­orge. Hand­held tieback, £38, An­thro­polo­gie. Whis­tle clutches, £750 each, So­phie Hulme. Birdy ta­ble lamp, £225, Birger Dahl for North­ern Light­ing at The Con­ran Shop. Por­cu­pine can­dle­holder, £28; and Venus book end, £94 for two, both Mi­afleur.

A del­i­cate pink-hued glass carafe is the perfect part­ner for shim­mer­ing brass and luxe mar­ble, mak­ing a har­mo­nious tex­tu­ral melody.

WALL For de­tails, see op­po­site. FUR­NI­TURE Ul­ti­mate brass din­ing ta­ble, £1,200, Mink In­te­ri­ors. Bee­tle chair, £809, Gam­fratesi for Gubi at Viaduct. DE­TAILS Ter­razzo board, £50, Serax at The Con­ran Shop. Om­bré carafe, £15; and Le Flore tum­bler, left, £28 for four, Oliver Bonas. Tum­bler, right, £22.50, Rock­ett St Ge­orge. Hi­malayan bath salts, in the carafe, £7, Sains­bury’s. Mini Rose cho­co­late bars, £4.10 each, Ladurée. Gold ti­ta­nium cut­lery, £109.99 for a set of 16, Vin­ers at very.co.uk.

If walls could talk… For a glam, ur­ban edge, shake things up with a riot of pinks ap­plied in bold, geo­met­ric strokes.

WALLS Painted in, from top left, Helle­bore, Blush and Con­fetti ab­so­lute matt emul­sions, all £42 for 2.5l, Lit­tle Greene. Mir­ror strip and skirting, as be­fore. WIN­DOW Cur­tain made in Mu­rano vel­vet in 02, £143 per m, Lizzo. FUR­NI­TURE Ul­ti­mate din­ing ta­ble and Bee­tle chairs, as be­fore. FLOOR Nougat floor tiles, as be­fore. DE­TAILS IC ceil­ing light, £328.10, Michael Anas­tas­si­ades for Flos at John Lewis. Shell Bisque din­ner­ware, from £6; and Ce­cily nap­kin rings, £17.50 for four, all Can­vas Home. Ti­ta­nium cut­lery, as be­fore. Cube can­dle stand, £35, Mink In­te­ri­ors. Can­dles, £18 for 12, Pen­treath & Hall.

From full-bod­ied rosé to the palest sal­mon-pink, lay­er­ing gra­dated blush tones in state­ment shapes hits all the right notes.

WALLS Painted in Light Amethyst matt emul­sion, as be­fore. Skirting, as be­fore. WIN­DOW Cur­tains made in Er­busco 9037/02 vel­vet in Mopane, £135 per m, Black Edi­tion by Romo. FUR­NI­TURE Togo three-seater sofa, £2,941, Michel Du­caroy for Ligne Roset at Heal’s. New York pouffe, £2,461, Jean-marie Mas­saud for Po­liform. Be­spoke oval brass side ta­ble, £5,760 for two, Tal­is­man Lon­don. skin sil­i­cone stool, £440, stu­dio 9191. Mon­go­lian lamb stool, £399, West Elm. FLOOR Nougat floor tiles, as be­fore. DE­TAILS Cape pen­dant light, £275, View­port stu­dio for No­ble & Wood. Hell Yeah neon light, £270, Rock­ett st Ge­orge. Co­bra floor lamp, £549, Greta Gross­man for Gubi at The Con­ran shop. Mon­go­lian lamb cush­ion cover, £129, West Elm. shell vo­tive can­dle, £50, De­sign House stock­holm; and lit­tala X Issey Miyake plate and cup, £21 each, all The De­sign Mu­seum shop. Humphrey credit-card holder, £85, La Portegna at Trouva.

For a fresh take on luxe soft fur­nish­ings, build cur­tain tiers of pas­tiche pat­terns in an un­der­stated pal­ette with a block pas­tel panel.

WALL Painted in Light Amethyst matt emul­sion, as be­fore. WIN­DOW Cur­tain made in Dim­ple F7000-03 cot­ton/silk-mix, top; and Quilt F7006-02 silk-mix, bot­tom, £89 per m each, Os­borne & Lit­tle. FUR­NI­TURE Vic­tor desk, £4,250, Roberto Lazze­roni for The Con­ran shop. DE­TAILS Planter with saucer, £60, Mink In­te­ri­ors. Dis­play pyra­mid, £39.95, Rose & Grey.

Avoid an all-out su­gar rush by team­ing mod­ern pink walls and a sor­bet-sweet ot­toman with a sleek bronze con­sole.

WALL Painted in Light Amethyst matt emul­sion, as be­fore. Le Cor­bus­ier tiles in Terre Si­enne Pâle, £82 each, Gi­gacer at Do­mus. FUR­NI­TURE Paua con­sole ta­ble, £2,250, Bethan Gray for Sham­sian at Har­rods. Ju­lianne ot­toman, £399, Made.com. FLOOR Nougat floor tiles, as be­fore. Aeris rug, £950, Cox & Cox. DE­TAILS On the con­sole ta­ble: Oc­taevo vase, £22.50; and Rock & Peb­ble mini fur­ni­ture, £35 for 18, all The De­sign Mu­seum Shop; Nel­lie jew­ellery box, £18, Oliver Bonas; Mars vase, £20, Habi­tat; Ben­ton Blush vase, £70; and Tall Am­ber vase, £57, both Abi­gail Ah­ern; Llaria faux flow­ers, £9.95 each, Rock­ett St Ge­orge; and bull­dog clips, £16 for 16, Mink In­te­ri­ors. Eloise poster, £45, Rock­ett St Ge­orge. On the bench, Wild Thing shorts, £65, Sweaty Betty; 420 train­ers, £85, New Bal­ance; and Blair cush­ion, £130, Mink In­te­ri­ors. Holdall, £24.99, Lamoda at Asos. Re­store bas­ket, £67, Mu­uto at Viaduct. Cas­sette player, £24.99, Groov-e.

A wa­tery blush gets an un­ex­pected punch in a painterly wall­pa­per.

WALL Pa­pered in Ate­lier Aqua ATE25874111 wall­pa­per in Beige Nude, £41.35 per roll, Casadeco. DE­TAILS 90 De­grees wall light, £299, Frama at Mink In­te­ri­ors. Coin purse, £21, Not-an­other-bill. Hep­worth Gallery Wake­field sculp­ture, £100, Chisel & Mouse at The De­sign Mu­seum Shop. Vase, £27, Ferm Liv­ing at Trouva. Llaria faux flower, as be­fore. Make Up Hotlips or­na­ment, £51, Kosta Boda at Amara.

rose-tinted wall tiles set against a plum can­vas cre­ate a strik­ing fo­cal point… brass skirting keeps the look crisp and con­tem­po­rary.

Wall painted in brin­jal es­tate emul­sion, £43.50 for 2.5l, Far­row & ball. Tiled in Gelato rose Gloss porce­lain, £47.47 per sq m, man­darin stone. Skirting, as be­fore. Fur­ni­ture ethos basins, £595 each; and luxe basin mix­ers, £175 each, all lusso stone. FLOOR nougat floor tiles, as be­fore. De­tails Fifties ital­ian mir­rors, £1,420 each, Fiona mcdon­ald. Globe pen­dant, £675, Orig­i­nal BTC. tow­els, from £24 each, amara. ida vase, £20, abi­gail ah­ern. tooth­brushes, £4 each, hay at util­ity.

Photography ⁄ Paul Raeside

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