Kiera Buckley Jones, stylist, journalist and interiors expert, explains the latest home trends in her series of edits for La Redoute. Here, she shows how to bring Summer into your home with the Rivera trend.
Embrace cheerful and sunny homeware from La Redoute to lift the spirits.
Rattan furniture creates a relaxed vibe which works equally well outside as it does in the home. The Calamus rattan bench seat will suit a sunny terrace as well as a hallway or living room.
Wake up every morning and feel like you’re always on holiday whatever the weather, with the Tio rattan headboard the Ladara rattan chest of drawers and the Malu rattan end of bed bench.
STRIPES, STRIPES AND MORE STRIPES
Nothing says seaside nostalgia like large stripes. The pattern is reminiscent of beach huts and retro windbreakers. Go big with your bedding with the Hendaye striped cotton duvet cover.
Or add an accent on your sofa with the Hendaye cushion cover.
Introduce colour with woven jute. The unusual ‘Hilo colourful woven straw ceiling lights’ have an informal bohemian quality. Why not cluster a couple at varying heights to create a focal point over a dining table?
While in the living room add character and simultaneously tidy away any odds and ends with a Balia multicoloured woven basket.
Bring colour to your floor with the durable contrast jute rug with a duck egg border trim will lift a neutrally decorated room.
Graphic illustrative artworks in the spirit of Matisse and Picasso will add joy to your scheme. Both artists resided along the French Rivera producing work that reflected the motifs and colours found in the region. Summery shades such as azure sea blue, lemon yellow and the green of olive groves.
Add both the Boda framed and lemon print poster to an existing gallery wall.
Artwork doesn’t have to be on the walls, as these cute scatter cushions featuring still lives prove. Citron fruit square cushion and Citron fruit square cushion.
LET THE LIGHT IN
This trend is all about happy hues and sunny days, so lighting is essential to keep the feeling going as the evening draws in. A statement wall sconce in rattan or bamboo will add a cool beach cabana look. There is the Nogu rattan starburst shade which will generate light evenly across the wall or the Katia bamboo light is perfect for a bedside, where softer diffused light is required.
Nogu Rattan Cane Starburst Wall Light Shade, £60, La Redoute
[Image 18 – Nogu Rattan Cane Starburst Wall Light Shade]
The cheerful Scandi yellow metal floor lamp will liven up any dark corners offering a light source for reading.
STYLE ARTISANAL OBJECTS
Gather decorative vessels that have a rustic handmade quality, the kind of objects that give the impression you’ve picked them up from an artisan market on your travels. Combine different textures and materials, like the Sira vase in warm terracotta with the Zalato jug and the Kuro ceramic & rattan vase. The grouping reflects the colours and sprit of the Rivera’s architecture and landscape.
Ensure you keep everything in its place with the Waska cane chest ideal for board game or toy storage.
Conceal any unsightly clutter cleverly with the Ciwa screen. It will work well in open plan rooms to create privacy or divisions between areas.
While display collections of holiday mementos you’re proud of on the Hadga round bamboo shelf.
Did you enjoy Kiera’s joyful trend? See how she interprets the slats and flutes trend on the La Redoute hub.