Master a mood: Our pick of new season paint, fabrics and tiles

By Kirstie McDermott 02-11-2018

A new season calls for new beginnings. We’re refreshing our rooms with four on-trend colour palettes for AW18

Stylist Kate O’Dowd for, assisted by Lara Jordan | Photography Peter Love | Produced by Kirstie McDermott


Gen-z yellow

Think primrose, gold, straw and mustard: any yellow’s mellow with this trend

Clockwise from top left: Staturio large marble tile (background), €59 sq m, Orla Kiely Giant Rhododendron wallpaper, €80 per roll, Ceramic bowl, €5.99, Pillar candles, 49c each, Sostrene Grene. Floral ceramic tile, €3 each, Amerilo Limon ceramic tile, €42.19 sq m, Trade Diamond Matt in Exurbia, €69.95 for 5L, Thibaut Bijou yellow wallpaper, €91 per roll, Arar corkboard placemats, €15 for two, Trade Diamond Matt in Green Eggs & Ham, €69.95 for 5l, Loft Miro chenille yellow mix polyester, to order, Lucero wallpaper in Harlequin, €120 per roll,


Sunset blush

Warm hues are what to go for: juicy peaches, blush and copper are your cues

Clockwise from top left: Tactile Memoria slim wall tile with rectified edge (background), Ragno, €106 sq m, Brushed brass napkin ring, €2.95, Ceramic vase, €6.95, Faux succulent, €3.50, Tapas fork, €1.24, Sostrene Grene. Glazed terracotta tile, €78 per tile, Jane Churchill Astral Copper wallpaper, €125 per roll, Safari Tiger mosaic, €20 for 30cm x 30cm sheet, Eggshell paint in Spiced Paprika and Sunset, €70 each for 2.5L, Villa Nova Renzo Copper Wallpaper, €103 per roll, Corn Leaf Henna placemat, €6 each, Haiku Lotus velvet fabric, €123.20 per m, Studio Roche Bobois Elegance leather, €110 sq m, Kai Adorna Rose velvet, €65 per m,

Winter tropical

Summer’s foliage gets a cool-weather makeover for a look that lives on

Clockwise from top left: Rossmore oak herringbone flooring (background), €95 sq m, Harlqeuin Amazilia Paradise fabric, €80 per m, Spaghetti spoon, €5.16, Sostrene Grene. Smycka artificial leaf, €5, Intelligent Eggshell in Sir Lutyens Sage, Jewel Beetle and Invisible Green, €125 each for 5L, Sanderson Pineapple Royale wallpaper, €76 per roll, Bamboo wallpaper, €133 per roll, Nobilis Caracas wallpaper, €128 per roll, Palm tree ring dish, €5.99, Copper tray, €12.99, Victorian-style printed tile in Maurice, €29.86 per tile, Thibaut Kissimmee green leather, €196 per m,


Primary pop

Bring on the brights for an elevated mood this season

Clockwise from top left: Vives Palau Celeste tiles (background), €34.60 sq m, Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt in Signal Red and Etruscan Yellow, €29 for 2.5L, Crown, Sanderson Siam Trellis, €66 per roll, Orla Kiely Scribble wallpaper, €80 per roll, Wooden tray, €17.98, Sostrene Grene. Glazed volvic lava stone in various shapes and bespoke orange glass tile, both to order, Baker Lifestyle Carnival braid fabric, €34 per m, Designers Guild Dirillo Fabric, €65 sq m, Techno 3D fabric, €150 sq m, Lelievre Origami fabric, €103 sq m, James Hare Corolla fabric, €65 per m, Dinner candles, €1.80 each, Aras Felt coaster, €7.50 for four, Chicken salt and pepper shakers by Orla Kiely, €22.95,


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