Bow belles: stay ahead of the curve with sensual velvets and geometric arcs

Interior living space, two wood doors, one half blue the other yellow, half circle glass with view inside room, brown arnchair, wooden cabinet, lighting, pot plants, grey floor, brwon rug, glass ball ceiling light, wall art, pale green walls
‘Granito’ plant pot, €55, by Serax. Pull bar with plate, £50 each, by Buster + Punch. ‘Fairfax’ rug in Mulled Wine, £6,450, by Ralph Lauren Home. ‘Beat Vessel Tall’, £700, by Tom Dixon. ‘First’ armchair, £2,229, by Massimo Castagna, for Gallotti & Radice. ‘Iris’ pendant, £4,000, by Sebastian Scherer, for Neo/Craft, from Mint. ‘Atlante 3’ sideboard, £5,121, by C Ballabio, for Porada, from Heal’s. ‘Joliette’ vase, price on request, by Julie Richoz, for Galerie Kreo. ‘Sorry Giotto’ light, £635, by Catellani & Smith, from Viaduct. ‘D.754.1’ rug (on wall), £3,627, by Gio Ponti, for Molteni & C. Brass centrepiece, £4,800, by Seoyoon Kim, from Willer. ‘Ceramic Ecru’ flooring, from £40 per sq m, by Amtico
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Interior living space, grey floor, grey far wall, yellow left wall, grey sofa and dary grey chair, white low coffee table, wall art, round wall mirror, white side table, floor standing black frame light

‘Acacia’ table, £4,900, by Malgorzata Bany, for The New Craftsmen. 3D-printed vase, £1,680, by Olivier van Herpt, from Seeds Gallery. ‘Host’ bowl, £25, by LSA International, from Amara. ‘Oda’ floor lamp, €1,790, by Sebastian Herkner, for Pulpo. ‘Artù’ armchair, price on request, by Thierry Lemaire, for Fendi Casa, from Luxury Living Group. ‘Volta’ pendant, £665, by Nahtrang Studio, from The Conran Shop. ‘Enoki’ side table, £3,420, by Philipp Mainzer, for E15, from Viaduct. ‘H5’ calf leather notebooks, CHF320 (€300) each; pencil, CHF36 (€34) for six; ballpoint pen, CHF320 (€300), all by Hieronymus. ‘Guidecca’ rug, £987 per sq m, by Zanellato/Bortotto, for CC-Tapis, from Seeds Gallery. ‘Edie’ sofa, price on request, by Tristan Auer, for Holly Hunt. ‘Poly’ table, price on request, by Max Lamb, from Gallery Fumi. Terrazzo platter, €46, by Serax. ‘Orbis’ fruit bowl, £80, by Poetic Lab, for Beyond Object. ‘S’ marble tray, £125, by Hay. Absolute Matt Emulsion in Heat, £42 for 2.5 litres, by Little Greene. Estate Emulsion in Dix Blue, £44 for 2.5 litres, by Farrow & Ball. ‘Ocean Travertine’ flooring, from £40 per sq m, by Amtico

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Two images of living room space, Left: Pale green textured walls, grey floor, wall mirror, dark wood cabinet, wooden desk and pink chair, potted plant, wall clock, gold desk lamp. Right: pink wall with half arch way, grey desk, grey chair, computer screen, grey floor, black floor stand, red and gold design pice on the far wall, pink strobe desk light

Left, ‘Bamboo Silk’ rug in Bronze, £971, by The Rug Company. ‘Nelson’ cabinet, £7,200, by Colin Parker Furniture. ‘Urkiola’ pitchers, from £80, by Patricia Urquiola, for Georg Jensen. ‘Vita’ shot tumblers, £85; ‘Vesper’ tumblers, £54; highballs, £54; ‘Lilian’ decanter, £84, all by William Yeoward. Wine breather, £70, by Menu, from Amara. ‘AAC27’ chair, £319, by Hee Welling, for Hay, from Viaduct. ‘Palette’ desk, £1,599, by Jaime Hayon, for &Tradition, from Aram. ‘Funno’ pencil sharpener, £65, by Beyond Object. ‘Warner Pharmacy’ lamp, £1,250, by Ralph Lauren Home. Pen rest, £135, by Minimalux. Pen, £910, by Caran d’Ache. ‘Fools Gold’, £1,250, by Hanne Enemark, from Vessel Gallery. ‘H5’ writing pad, CHF65 (€61); pencils, CHF36 (€34) for six, both by Hieronymus. ‘Penpo’ desk organiser, £85, by Poetic Lab, from Beyond Object. ’Spectra Parquet’ wallpaper, £229 per m, by Arte. Absolute Matt Emulsion paint in Hicks’ Blue, £42 for 2.5 litres, by Little Greene. ‘Ceramic Ecru’ flooring, as before. Right, ‘Verona’ rug, £10,671, by Luke Irwin. ‘Venus’ dressing table, £10,181; stool, £1,416, both by Roberto Lazzeroni, for Giorgetti, from Harrods. ‘Neon’ light, £1,980, by Jochen Holz, for The New Craftsmen. Superstitious perfume, €180, by Frédéric Malle and Alber Elbaz. Les Yeux Noirs mascara, £55, by Christian Louboutin. Bibliothèque perfume, £150, by Byredo. ‘A810’ lamp, £1,756, by Alvar Aalto, for Artek, from Aram. ‘DU55’ chair, £2,220, by Gastone Rinaldi, for Poltrona Frau. ‘Ocean Travertine’ flooring, as before

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Dark blue walls, grey floor, dark grey floor rug, black dinner rectangle table with two grey chairs at the either end, gold and yellow free standing art pieces, two grey floor staning lights, candle holders and candles, dinnerware on table top

‘Gary’ lamps, £2,359 each, by Tarcisio Colzani, for Porada. ‘Dibbets Rainbow’ rug, £9,780, by Rodolfo Dordoni, for Minotti. ‘Teresa’ chairs, £2,140 each, by Roberto Lazzeroni, for Ceccotti Collezioni. ‘Trapeze’ table, £5,300, by Jean Prouvé, for Vitra. ‘Flat PVD Gold’ cutlery, from €11, by Centro Stile Sambonet, for Sambonet. ‘Teema’ plates and bowls, from £16, by Kaj Franck, for Iittala, from Skandium. ‘Tube’ napkin rings, £49 each, by Minimalux. Venice linen napkins, £43 each, by Weissfee, from Harrods. ‘Cassini’ red wine glasses, £16 each, from The Conran Shop. Hand-blown glasses, £130 per pair, by Michael Ruh, for The New Craftsmen. ‘Copper Chemistry’ glasses, €15 each, by Niels Datema, for Serax. ‘U’ candleholders, £225 each, by Minimalux. ‘Manor’ dining candles in Rose, £36 for 12, by True Grace. ‘Emerald’ salt and pepper set, €55, by Vista Alegre. ‘Bash’ vessel, £550, by Tom Dixon. Jug, £340, by Jochen Holz, for The New Craftsmen. ‘Arbour’ wallpaper in Gold, £121 per 10m roll, by Zoffany. ‘Ceramic Ecru’ flooring, as before

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Living space, green walls, red chair, textured gold rug, blue cabinet, green potted plant, wall lights, wall art, arch grey doors, floor standing wooden shelving unit with gold frame, lamp with white shade

‘Seeing Glass’ mirror, £4,300, by Sabine Marcelis and Brit van Nerven, from Mint. ‘Coda’ sideboard, £3,710, by Roche Bobois, from Harrods. ‘Ruutu’ vases, from £109, by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, for Iittala, from Skandium. ‘LT1 Achille’ lamp, €3,900, by Lazzarini & Pickering, for Marta Sala Editions. ‘Frame’ rug, £4,479, by Poliform. ‘Brass Rail’ shelving, €3,925, by Ryan Taylor, for Object Interface. Chevron box, £670; ‘Bibliothèque’ vase, £200, both by L’Objet, from Harrods. ‘Shell Gold’ centrepiece, €1,512, by Patrick Norguet, for Vista Alegre. ‘594’ lamp, price on request, by Gino Sarfatti, for Galerie Kreo. ‘Dish 60’, £125, by Minimalux. ‘Minsk’ pot, £60, from The Chelsea Gardener. Pilea plant, £23, from Clifton Nurseries. ‘Prickle’ ornament, from £23, by Pols Potten, from Amara. Toggle switch, £32, from Buster + Punch. Ficus plant, £43; planter, £20, both from Clifton Nurseries. Pull bar with plate, as before. ‘375’ armchair, £2,562, by Walter Knoll, from Aram. ‘Stone’ light, £195, by Tom Dixon. Hicks Blue paint; ‘Ceramic Ecru’ flooring, both as before.

Photography: John Short. Interiors: George Lewin Studio. As originally featured in the June 2017 issue of Wallpaper* (W*219)

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Rosa Bertoli was born in Udine, Italy, and now lives in London. Since 2014, she has been the Design Editor of Wallpaper*, where she oversees design content for the print and online editions, as well as special editorial projects. Through her role at Wallpaper*, she has written extensively about all areas of design. Rosa has been speaker and moderator for various design talks and conferences including London Craft Week, Maison & Objet, The Italian Cultural Institute (London), Clippings, Zaha Hadid Design, Kartell and Frieze Art Fair. Rosa has been on judging panels for the Chart Architecture Award, the Dutch Design Awards and the DesignGuild Marks. She has written for numerous English and Italian language publications, and worked as a content and communication consultant for fashion and design brands.