How to pass the interior design challenge with flying colours

Splashes of warm, energetic colour, playful wallpaper prints and fabrics, handcrafted furniture, natural materials and luxurious finishes are on the cards this year, as we emerge from the uncertainty of a global pandemic into a stronger, empowered and joy-filled mood, according to interior designer

Grasscloth wallpaper can add depth, warmth and texture to a room

Vibrant colours

Over past years, we’ve seen jewel colours such as dark bottle greens, deep blue to navy shades, and mustard yellows applied as paint to walls and cabinetry or in plush velvets upholstered on furniture. Now, 2023 sees a shift to more vibrant, uplifting colours in interiors such as zesty yellows, acidic pinks and glowing orange.

One of a range of striking wallpapers from the Designers Guild spring-summer 2023 collection

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