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Blue Sky Thinking


Blue is renowned for its serene properties making it the perfect colour to introduce into your home this spring. From a revamped wall to those well-loved accessories which add character and charm; its soothing, restful tone makes it an ideal choice for any room in the house. Additionally, in colour therapy, blue is thought of as the colour of communication.

American designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler, imbues his aesthetic with his principles, which include ‘your home should make you happy’; ‘colours can’t clash’; and our personal favourite ‘we believe that when it comes to decorating, the wife is always right. Unless the husband is gay’. Describing his rooms as luxe and liveable, we love this inspiring presentation which marries texture, colour and form.

Jonathan Adler Brigitte sofa £3,350

Ripple cocktail table £2,100

Arcade table lamp £695

Pimlico bullseye cushion £134

Harlequin Eye cocktail table £2,100

Also from Adler, the heavenly Ether Cloud settee. From £3,650

  The relaxed shape complements the textural blues in the Ligne Roset Along basket £248

Goosegrass stalks, a common sight in the English countryside, wave across the bed linen in mustard gold and midnight blue. 100% cotton Bed Linen set from £48.

The cool, abstract curves suggest the design is Scandi-inspired. Karsten Cushion £19

Eyes to follow you around the room. Making Eyes Right Art Print by Adam Bridgland for

The luxurious Oxford Merino Wool Blend Throw can soften space to create a cosy and inviting vibe. £89.99

Retro-styled pendant shade in a choice of colours, including this dreamy blue-grey. BePureHome Pottery Glass Pendant Light £49.95

‘Seaweed’ abstract print wallpaper in a choice of colours, including Teal Blue, by masters of design, Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler £150/roll (minimum order three rolls)

Vinyl tiles work so well in a kitchen, especially in such an eye-catching repeat design. It works beautifully with these shaker style units and we think it would also look fantastic contrasting with more modern, sleek cabinetry. Arizona Cottage Floral Tiles £9.99/m2

The Blue Shapes Muse rug is one of a range of designs featuring interesting geometric designs to delight and inspire. £71

More cushions from OX Homes favourites, Evie and Sky; the Hemingway draws you in with is repetitive geometric design and we love the oversized down and feather insert making it super puffy. From £95

We’re struggling to think of the surface this Blue Trellis bowl wouldn’t enhance. £59

The stemmed Bee wine glass in night sky blue is from La Rochère (the oldest glassware company in France) and is perfect for casual dining. Happily, it is also dishwasher safe. £8

Horizon pendant lamps are mouth-blown and finished by hand in Denmark. This glorious sky-blue design is £277

Storks fly across a velvet sky in this pretty cushion by One Hundred Stars. From £35

We are 100% here for the blue-on-blue styling, showcasing the Burlington Bespoke Alaska Blue pedestal basin. £785

Neat, crisp, pleasing pleats. Original BTC Hector Pleat table light from £215

Keen cooks should already be aware of Pro Cook’s extensive range. Their cast-iron casserole is well-priced and tastefully coloured. £89

Created by Welsh Otter’s master potter in the hills of Carmarthenshire, the gorthyfail (cow parsley) adorning this handmade glazed vase can be seen decorating the UK throughout the spring. £42

Annie Sloan’s Upstate Blue wall paint is elegant and muted, inspired by the relaxed luxury of the Hamptons. £55.95


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