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,
2 Siirtolapuutarha tray by Marimekko, £62,
3 Randwyck bamboo tray, £17,
4 Butterfly Home by Matthew Williamson turquoise embellished cushion, £26,
5 Verde garden chair and footstool, £1,995,
6 Set of 4 1960s rattan dining chairs, £200 each,
7 Plate 911 Reeves Collection from the Utopia Edit pendant lampshade, from £80, 


Totally Tropical

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

1 Xian Passion rug, from £99,
2 Sandur lounge chair by Mark Gabbertas for Oasiq, £750,
3 Peru parasol, £129,
4 Deep Globe large enamelled firepit, £99.99,
5 Fruity cushion cover by Saara Kurkela, £13.90,
6 Las Palmas polished brass floor light by Eichholtz, £1,795,

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


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