It's not for the faint-hearted, but if minimal, neutral-looking interiors aren't your thing, then experiment with brilliantly bright, beautifully intricate, ethic-inspired prints.
The Hot List: Brighten up your space
1 Boho bedding
Kas Australia's new autumn/winter collection is infused with bohemian and folk-art influences, carefully combined with the brand's signature pops of bright, contrasting colours. The conspicuous yellow-and-berry Nyasha design is inspired by Russian folk art, and is to be found liberally splashed across a range of bed linens and cushion covers.
Nyasha bed linen, price on request, Kas Australia, Dubai Mall, Mercato Mall, Mirdif City Centre and Dubai Outlet Mall
2 Bird on the wall
Interior 360 is now stocking wallpapers by the Sydney-based Signature Prints. Owned by husband and wife team David and Helen Lennie, Signature Prints has evolved from a niche, cottage-industry business into an international supplier of premium textiles, wallpaper, limited-edition art and luxury luggage. The company also owns the exclusive, worldwide commercial rights to the design library of Australian icon Florence Broadhurst. We love the Refresh collection of Broadhurst wallpapers, which features 24 designs in up to nine colourways, including this evocative Birds of Paradise motif.
Birds of Paradise (rhubarb and indigo on tan silk), Dh1,540 per 10-metre roll, Interior 360, Al Quoz and Galeries Lafayette, Dubai
3 Posh paper
The iconic Liberty London will launch a new collection of fabrics, wallpapers and paints on September 25. Available at the brand's London store and online at www.liberty.co.uk, this is Liberty's second collection of fabrics and its first wallpaper and paint range. The Nesfield collection is inspired by the 19th-century British landscape architect William Nesfield, and is a celebration of botanical beauty and craftsmanship.
Patricia wallpaper, price on request, www.liberty.co.uk
4 Covered in Kantha
The Urban Yogi has added furniture to its fab range of homeware. Covered in vintage Kantha, a traditional, embroidered material popular in West Bengal, the charming sofas, armchairs and chaises longues are colourful, beautifully crafted and bursting with character.
Vintage Kantha chair, Dh3,500, The Urban Yogi, Mercato Mall and www.theurbanyogi.me
5 Lounging in luxury
If you're looking for original, eye-catching prints, look no further than the critically acclaimed, Beirut-based design duo Bokja. The brand's Opium couch is available now from O'de Rose, and offers the ultimate in lounging - with a price tag to match.
Opium couch, Dh22,000, O'de Rose, Al Wasl Road, Dubai.
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