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from the editor • If I could choose any superpower, I imagine I’d go for the ability to accurately predict the future.
SALE SUBSCRIBE TODAY! SAVE 76% • 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
Modern chintz • Ever since Grannycore had its moment in the social spotlight, blowsy, unapologetic florals have been blooming in the realm of homeware. It’s now, however, when we are finally seeing the trend losing its ruffles and being applied to contemporary shapes, that we are ready to fall for its whimsical charms. After all, when the 50th-anniversary edition of Mario Bellini’s ‘Le Bambole’ armchair for B&B Italia arrives with the option of petal-patterned attire and Gucci releases a floral wallpaper, you know it’s time to wake up and smell the roses.
Stephen Briars • The Conran Shop’s chief creative officer explains why repairing a much-loved ornament made it even more special
Cushions • The cosiest and comfiest designs for winter come in all shapes, colours and textures – ideal for adding personality to any scheme
Words to live by • Undiscovered artists, adaptive architecture and a paean to chairs feature in this month’s round-up of books to buy
North stars • It’s no secret that vintage Scandinavian design is perennially popular, but why will its star shine even brighter in 2023? The masterminds behind Ælfred, the UK’s new destination for mid-century finds, and restoration expert House of Twenty can explain…
Supercharge your sleep • Bed brand Vispring shares the trends that will help you achieve a better night’s kip and opens the doors to its dreamy new store
kitchens & bathrooms
Futuro house • In the 1960s, the Finnish architect Matti Suuronen offered a space-age vision for the future of housing with this saucer-shaped structure
It’s not easy being green • For those looking to shop ethically and sustainably for their home, B-Corp certification is the gold standard. We unpack what it really means and meet the first UK interiors brands to earn its official approval
Iris Apfel • A person of note tells us what they’re watching, listening to and more…
Elena Barber • For the new year, we’re looking to this talented young artist for a fresh start: her use of soft lines and meditative approach are what your Instagram feed is missing…
Laura Jackson • The Glassette founder and design magpie shares the everyday details and delights that have shaped her style this month…
Christian Bense • The South African-born interior designer’s understated yet eclectic style has timeless appeal
Dates for your design diary… • From stargazing and kintsugi to the must-see exhibitions of the new year, start 2023 with a bang
In with the old • Meet the modern Victorians: a new generation of creatives giving traditional decorative arts a 21st-century spin. Just don’t call it a revival
Tomorrow’s home • Interior trends can be fleeting, but it sometimes helps to raise a finger to feel which way the creative winds are blowing. When it comes to forecasting the future, few do it better than WGSN. We asked its experts to provide some insight into the ideas and aesthetics we can expect to see appearing, not just this year, but across the...