Trendwatch: Galactic


Out-of-this-world designs



“Cosmic inspired homeware is definitely on the rise,” says Sam Hood, Founder and Creative Director of Amara. “We’re starting to see a transition from accessories, such as pineapples, and a focus on homeware featuring star prints and cosmic designs. I think for customers it’s all about adding an element of escapism to their living spaces and creating a unique area within their homes.” You have to think outside your current aesthetic world, says Hood: “Push yourself out of your style comfort zone and be brave when selecting patterns and designs; for example, star prints are an accessible pattern that fits well in an interior.”

From left: Comets And Aerolites by Sidney Hall and Samuel Leigh, from £65 per sqm, National Maritime Museum Collection at Surface View; Galileo Ornamental Metal Armillary, £149, Artisanti
Achates Ceiling Pendant, £550, Pagazzi
From left: Ruler Triangle space stone light, £12, Normann Copenhagen; Stormtrooper Look-Alite, £20, Groovy UK; Cosmos Cushion, from £25, Christy
Rocket cushion, around £35, Lorena Canals
From: Egg Shaped Koop Chair in purple, £7,390, Martela (stockists include Wharfside); Planet Paperweight Blue Small, £20, Moxon (stockists include The Conran Shop); Trikonasana Arm Ceiling Light, from £119.99, Dowsing & Reynolds
Celestial Print Duvet Cover Set, from £30, Urban Outfitters


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