Spring and summer textiles for 2017 come straight off the Paris and New York catwalks and onto upholstery, curtains,
rugs and cushions, with themes of confidence, luxury and sophistication.
Colour and pattern feature large with metallic effects and geometrics; colour combinations of zingy pink and green; lemon yellow with steely greys; sea and sky blues and true yellow with midnight blue, set in robust cottons,
silky satins and velveteen finishes.
Ultra chic Italian brand Missoni offers
its spring range of towels, including the feminine Tabata and the masculine
Tommaso (from €17.50 at Objekt).
Designers Guild’s spring collection includes the Majolica fabric range in a fresh blue colourway
(from €87 p/m at Kevin Kelly Interiors).
Upholstered stools from Interiosity in springtime yellow distressed velvet are stud finished (€95) and come with optional matching cushions (€45). Try the yellow and green Hexagone crochet rug from Roche Bobois for a change from typical squares and...
The modern Xian Moonlight rug echoes the work of 20th century artist Sonia Delauney in its vibrant colour and pattern (from €145 for 140 x 70 at EZ Living). Lemon yellow and grey, are the on-trend colour combination for spring this year. Cushions in...
— Carol O’Callaghan
Ceramicist Andrew Luddick applies his designs to the Solar Opposite rug for Ceadogán, which can be made to any size (from €940).
Sea green colours for summer come with a paint effect finish in the Borneo Watercolour cushion from Harvey Norman (€30).
For a pop of spring green colour, the Georgio armchair from Casey’s comes in a variety of fabric finishes (from €659).