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OUTDOOR LIVING

Turn your home inside out with mix-and-match designs that work outdoors and in. The options are endless – let’s hope the sunshine is too, says House & Garden magazine’s Alaina Vieru

SIMPLE AND MODERN: EVERYDAY CLASSICS WITH
A CONTEMPORARY TWIST

Take it easy with cool, crisp finds that will only improve with age. Incorporate matt black and copper into the traditional mix of stripes, glass and wood for a look that offers subtle Scandinavian flair

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 STAND TALL
Go for maximum impact by blending the subtle sheen and warmth of copper with greenery

GO BACK TO NATURE
Acacia Round Platter
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SIT SOFT
Bring a comfy feel to outdoor dining by placing textured cushions on wooden furniture

PARADISE FOUND: JOIN THIS SUMMER’S BOLD PRINTS TRIBE

Whether it’s chevron, kilim or ikat, walk on the wild side with a powerful print. A monochrome look is timeless – add accents of acid yellow, green and rust for a modern feel. Simply team with woven textures and an abundance of leafy green plants

MAKE IT LUSH

Place a black dining table among flowers and foliage for a lavish look

TELL THE TIME
Large Outdoor Wall Clock
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ADD COLOUR
Throw bright beach towels over garden furniture to conjure up a touch of seaside magic

MIX AND MATCH
Clash your prints for a fresh take on traditional artisanal accessories

INDIGO MOOD: CREATE A SOFT, WARM FEEL WITH EXOTIC BLUES

Pair bright, graphic prints in shades of on-trend indigo with an assortment of antique-inspired glassware and ceramics. The combination of eclectic patterns and delicate details adds an unexpected twist to the classic blue-and-white summer scheme

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LIGHTEN UP
Keep your blues soft and summery with anchors of white and cream

Photographs: Ben Anders / Styling: Carl Braganza

GET GROWING
Train your plants with an ornamental frame placed in a vintage-style vessel

POUR WITH STYLE
Abstract Design Jug
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PLAY WITH PRINTS

Experiment with plain and patterned textiles and ceramics for a contemporary look

STYLE INSPIRATION

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