Stylist Matthew Morris unleashed his theatrical side, collecting the most beautiful statement fabrics in bold patterns and colours. Go on, make a scene…
Blue Palms (far left) ‘Palmeral’ (midnight/azure), cotton, £98 a metre, at House of Hackney; trimmed in ‘Pom Pom Fringe’ (blueberry pie), £43 a metre, at Samuel & Sons. Purple Spots (top Middle) Cabaret’ (piment), by Jean Paul Gaultier, cotton, £76 a metre, at Lelièvre (reverse shown as drape). Orange Scenic Print (middle second from top) ‘Jardin du Luxembourg’ (abricot), by Manuel Canovas, cotton, £73 a metre, at Colefax and Fowler. Angel Print (middle third from top) ‘Venus’ (nuage), cotton, £165 a metre, at Pierre Frey. Semi-Precious Stone Print (under chandelier) Les Mineraux’, by Hermès, silk/cotton, £652 a metre, at Dedar. Blue Velvet Pattern (covering floor) ‘Santo Sospir’, by Christian Lacroix Maison, cotton mix, £89 a metre, at Designers Guild.Chandelier Print (far right) ‘Chandelier Large’, cotton, $ 240 AUD a metre, from Edit; trimmed in ‘Pom Pom Fringe’ (blueberry pie), £43 a metre, at Samuel & Sons. Gilded-wood chandelier, ‘Carbonne’, 89 x 91.5cm diameter, £3,960, at Vaughan.
Large Gem Print (top left) ‘Disco’, cotton/linen, £84 a metre, from Studio Lisa Bengtsson; trimmed in ‘Viscose Buillion Fringe’ (black), £77 a metre, at Samuel & Sons. Large Leaf Print (bottom left) ‘Santiago’ (vert), linen, £129 a metre, at Pierre Frey. Large Palm Print (centre) ‘Soft Jardin Exo’Chic’ (rainette), cotton mix, £120 a metre; and Green And White Squares (right) 5 ‘Canisses’ (pin parasol), silk mix, £105 a metre; both by Christian Lacroix Maison, at Designers Guild. Black And White Spots (floor) ‘Fermina’ (black), by Lorca, cotton mix, £84 a metre, at Osborne & Little. Grape Vine Print (far right) ‘Farringdon’ (green), cotton, £82 a metre, at Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam. Reconstituted-stone campana urn, £2,100 for a pair, at LASSCO. Foliage arrangement, by By Appointment Only Design.
Taken from the May 2014 issue of House & Garden.
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