Taking its lead from the Rio Olympics, the hottest interior looks for high summer 2016 are all about vibrant colours, bold prints, tropical influences and introducing a bit of that Carnival vibe into your home

Story: Kara O’Reilly


Palm prints, vibrant greens, natural materials and playful patterns create that jungle vibe 

1 Soft Jardin Exo’Chic fabric in Rainette by Christian Lacroix, £132 per m, designersguild.com
2 Siirtolapuutarha tray by Marimekko, £62, cloudberryliving.co.uk
3 Randwyck bamboo tray, £17, creative-tops.com
4 Butterfly Home by Matthew Williamson turquoise embellished cushion, £26, debenhams.com
5 Verde garden chair and footstool, £1,995, indian-ocean.co.uk
6 Set of 4 1960s rattan dining chairs, £200 each, rajtentclub.com
7 Plate 911 Reeves Collection from the Utopia Edit pendant lampshade, from £80, surfaceview.co.uk 


Totally Tropical

Citrus colours, fruity prints and floral shapes create a tropical look

1 Xian Passion rug, from £99, modern-rugs.co.uk
2 Sandur lounge chair by Mark Gabbertas for Oasiq, £750, crestliving.co.uk
3 Peru parasol, £129, marksandspencer.com
4 Deep Globe large enamelled firepit, £99.99, dobbies.com
5 Fruity cushion cover by Saara Kurkela, £13.90, vallilainterior.fi/en
6 Las Palmas polished brass floor light by Eichholtz, £1,795, sweetpeaandwillow.com

Lead image: John Lewis Ariel sofa, £525, Ariel chairs, £250, Ariel Coffee table, £175: johnlewis.com


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