A touch of silk

published by

Fran Puddefoot

It has always been linked with luxury and this season, silk is once again making its presence felt in home interior trends. 


From vintage looks to modern designs, we have poured over the latest look books to collate the best silk-inspired homewares for 2022. 


This bedding collection by Gingerlilly features a classic stripe design in a timeless ivory colourway. Made from the finest pure long strand mulberry silk,  partner with accent pillowcases and sheets to complete the look. From £111,


These oblong cushions are made from a fabric known as Kutnu. Originating from Gaziantep in southern Turkey it was originally used to make robes, jackets and harem pants and the fact it is hand-loomed means every piece is unique. £120,


Inject a bold flash of color into your home with this hot pink silk lampshade with opulent gold lining.  Made from Indian silk, this shade will bring a warm, welcoming glow to any room. £45, (free fabric samples are available to ensure you get the right colour match)


Qum is  fast making a name for itself as one of the finest manufacturers of Persian  silk rugs. Blending the traditional designs of other regions, the craftsmen have a reputation for high quality workmanship and exemplary design. £1,200,

This large silk leopard print cushion with tassels is illustrated in the traditional chintz style with elements of contemporary opulence. It is finished with luxurious  tassels and backed with velvet to make it an absolute showstopper in your living room. £65,

These gorgeous wall panels are hand painted onto silk and backed with rice paper and are ideal if you want to bring a touch of oriental style into a room without wanting to paper an entire wall. They look beautiful hung above one of our antique or reproduction sideboards. £495,


Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes



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