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Subscribe today, save 80% • Every issue of ELLE Decoration is packed full of inspiration, information and ideas, with a mix of styles, products and price points that will help you make your home as stylish as your wardrobe
Decorate with… aubergine • Seductive, sultry and more than a little sexy (the emoji is enough to make timid souls blush), this deep and varied tone of purple is an ideal starting point for those looking to signify confidence in their interiors. It’s bold, yes, but also versatile, as revealed in our new monthly moodboard
The coolest cushions • Five of the best boldly patterned options for sofa enhancement
Bringing sexy back • The design world is feeling frisky of late, with new furniture launches showing a move towards decadence and desire. Presented in the finest lacquered woods, gold, sleek black chrome and even PVC-like vinyl (it’s our new style kink), these standout pieces exemplify the trend
Colin King • The American designer is one of the hottest talents in the business. We look at why he should be on your radar
Modern Egyptomania • This trend originally swept fashionable society in 1922 when archaeologist Howard Carter discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb. A century later, designers are once again referencing Ancient Egypt, filtered through the glamorous art deco prism of the first revival; just see the decadent space created by Linda Boronkay for WOW!house at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. Get the look with natural materials such as cotton, linen and rattan, alongside gold tones and geometric patterns on wallpaper, fabric and furniture.
Lampshades • Modern, sculptural, traditional or decorative, there’s a design to suit every room. What’s your favourite?
Poppy Okocha • The influential gardener, a devotee of regenerative methods, shares the profound teachings of her compost heap…
American idols • The best US brands are taking the British interiors market by storm. We explore two coveted names leading the ever-growing charge
Tola Ojuolape • The stylish mind behind the interiors of The Africa Centre’s new home fuses her Nigerian heritage with Italian influences
Design in Focus • With 600 global brands showcasing their creative talent, Focus/22 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is set to be this autumn’s major decoration destination
Reading material • From tomes on maximalist living to sustainable cities, this is the intellectual inspiration you need this month
Lucinda Chambers • A person of note tells us what they’re watching, listening to and more…
Uchronia • The Paris collective whose flamboyant interiors are born of an experimental, era-blending approach
Welcome to my world • Combining shoppable showrooms and studios with a sense of real community, these three forward-thinking designers have shaped physical spaces that reflect their creative vision
Fred Rigby • Fellow makers led the designer to his ideal premises, which he envisages as a gathering place for not just his own work, but that of his talented friends too
Yinka Ilori • Intent on making his showroom embody his values, the designer has filled it with colour and a sense of empowerment and joy
Sophie Ashby • In her new London studio and showroom, the designer displays her label’s furniture and homewares, as well as her undeniable sense of style
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