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This month, we’re lov­ing the fruits of An­thro­polo­gie and Bethan Gray’s col­lab­o­ra­tion, we can’t wait to get our feet on Jan Kath’s lat­est rugs and we’re all over the wild and won­der­ful an­i­mal-print trend

An­thro­polo­gie and Bethan Gray have a de­sign DNA so sim­i­lar, it makes us won­der how they’ve never crossed paths be­fore. The pair­ing is set to mark Septem­ber’s Lon­don De­sign Fes­ti­val with the launch of an an­tic­i­pated fur­ni­ture col­lec­tion. ‘We strive for a fresh take on fem­i­nin­ity and choose the un­der­stated, warm colours that come with that,’ says Bethan, not­ing soft hues of rose pink, char­coal, mint green and brass used across the col­lec­tion. ‘But it goes be­yond the vis­ual to a pas­sion for craft, nat­u­ral ma­te­ri­als and us­ing them to tell sto­ries.’ The tale be­ing told here? An­cient pat­terns of in­dige­nous Amer­i­can cul­tures, in­spired by An­thro­polo­gie’s Penn­syl­va­nian roots. Ex­pect bold shapes across Car­rara mar­ble, mango wood and glass.

CLOCK­WISE FROM MAIN PIC­TURE Feather oc­ca­sion chairs, £898 each; cof­fee ta­ble, £1,498; and side ta­ble, £498, all Bethan Gray for An­thro­polo­gie (an­thro­polo­gie.com)

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