Why it’s time to put the fun back into interiors

published by

Fran Puddefoot

While most of us have a tendency towards the conservative when it comes to interiors, injecting a pop of colour or a quirky design can help to turn a house into a much more welcoming home. So, as we head towards a new year, it is time to embrace all things feel-good and fun.


This is the wallpaper equivalent of a Latin American samba. Bright and colourful, the free flowing nature of the Squiggle, Lapis and Honey design will turn a wall into a statement piece.£69 per roll,


The Kiss is a bold and passionate designer rug that uses the Matisse inspired collage technique of “painting with scissors”. Available in a range of colour options and designs. From £3,500,


We love this bold and fun zig zag side table for adding a joyful element to a living room or bedroom. Also available in light green. £325,


Create a playful seating area with these. BuzziPuzzle acoustic foam pieces. Perfect, for a children’s bedroom or play area as the material also helps to absorb noise. From £227,

Transform your hallway with the Harlequin Credenza by Jonathan Adler where the classic ivory lacquer is complemented by multicoloured glass panels and polished brass details. £3,950,


Here the overlapping and abstract assortment of letters are brought to life by an orange background. For the full effect, the pillow can be matched with the Alphabet Soup quilted bedspread. £42,


Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes



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