From Far Eastern influences to southern style, these colonial-inspired interiors ideas mix heritage with contemporary design…

Far Eastern classic
Inspired by majestic Far Eastern style, Lombok’s classic teak collection creates a grand impression. The range has been handcrafted from solid teak using traditional Indonesian techniques with intricate detailing. Keraton carved four-poster bed, £1,995, Keraton carved blanket chest, £895.
020 7736 5171;

Pure plantation
Create a plantation-inspired sanctuary by stocking your conservatory with palms alongside John Lewis’ Ariel collection. The weathered eucalyptus frames are finished with fisherman’s rope for an air of worn-in colonial style. Ariel three-seater sofa, £525, coffee table, £175, lounging armchair, £250. Accessories also John Lewis.

Alfresco style
For a contemporary take on plantation style, try Indian Ocean’s Carlisle outdoors collection, which combines an aluminium frame with teak feet and a durable rattan weave. Arrange the individual pieces as suits your needs. Lounge chair £1,395, ottoman £795, coffee table £550.
155-163 Balham Hill SW12 9DJ; 020 8675 4808;

The Resident: John Lewis’ Ariel collectionJohn Lewis’ Ariel collection

Heritage reborn
Silks and semi-precious stones meet exquisite craftsmanship in Beaumont & Fletcher’s handcrafted furniture and fabrics, inspired by years of travel and European history. Congreve sofa in Como velvet, £12,850, Fielding chair in Capri velvet, £4,520. Couture cushions from £1,650 each.
261 Fulham Road SW3 6HY; 020 7352 5594;

The Resident: Indian Ocean’s Carlisle outdoors collectionIndian Ocean’s Carlisle outdoors collection