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When Fashion & Interiors Collide

With the recent news that Karl Lagerfeld has signed up to create the interiors for a 20-storey, 270-room hotel in Macau. I am reminded again about the close relationship between fashion and interiors. Anna Wintour, editor of US Vogue, once wrote that she has "long believed that the eye runs naturally from the catwalk to the kitchen."

It is not a new concept and with many well known fashion designers now selling a wide selection of homeware products the market is just getting bigger and bigger. But what does that mean for me?

Having recently completed a striking Missoni inspired office for a glamorous client, I thought I would take a look at other fashion designers that have forayed into interiors. Here are a few of my favourite images:

Missoni printed curtains and cushion, we also created a missoni fabric covered noticeboard

Missoni printed curtains and cushion, we also created a missoni fabric covered noticeboard

A selection of  Missoni Home items, please do contact Caroline at the Missoni Home, London showroom for more information

A selection of  Missoni Home items, please do contact Caroline at the Missoni Home, London showroom for more information

The Rug Company have joined forces once again with Alexander McQueen to bring together a collection that is bohemian and luxurious, with forward fashion led direction.

Hummingbird Rug by Alexander McQueen at The Rug Company

Hummingbird Rug by Alexander McQueen at The Rug Company

Monarch Cushion by Alexander McQueen at The Rug Company

Monarch Cushion by Alexander McQueen at The Rug Company

Cole & Son continue to work with Vivienne Westwood to produce a collection of wallpapers based on signature designs from Vivienne Westwoods fashion collections such as the iconic Squiggle print from A/W 1981 Pirate collection and the beautiful Cut-Out Lace from S/S 2007 I am Expensivecollection. This collection reflects Westwoods inimitable take on traditional British style.

Squiggle Wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son

Squiggle Wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son

Lace Wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son

Lace Wallpaper by Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son

This developing relationship between the worlds of fashion and interiors can only be a good thing for designers and clients alike. I'll be keeping my eyes out for any fresh future collaborations.

Missoni Home

595 King's Rd, London SW6 2EL

T: 020 7736 7967

The Rug Company

555 King's Rd, London SW6 2EB

T: 020 7384 0989

Cole & Son

Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

SW10 0XE

T: 020 7376 4628

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