Bold interior design and style ideas

by Victoria Walker

Product Manager

Published: 15/01/2020

Updated: 14/11/2023

Ready to take a leap into bold colour?
Follow these tips and tricks for decorating with daring colour and striking pattern.

If you’re crazy for colour and partial to pattern, you’ll love the bold prints and vibrant hues in our stunning collections. And if you want to be braver but don’t know how, we’re here to help you get it right.

Bold pattern

Sometimes a burst of bold pattern is all you need to give your décor a lift.

So many people forget to include window treatments when they’re planning a new look, when in fact, windows take up a huge amount of space within your room, and are an ideal canvas for you to express your creativity.

The only rule with bold pattern is to make sure the print you choose picks up one or more colours from the room.  

 

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Bold architecture

If your home has bold architectural features, then your windows dressings should ideally reflect the look and feel of the space.

This smart side extension has an industrial aesthetic, with exposed steel and polished concrete. 

Our innovative Day and Night Roller blinds mirror these strong architectural features, and because they come with the option of motorised controls, they also echo the modernity of the space.  

 

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Bold accents

Colour not only influences your mood and mindset, it helps add personality and character to a space too.

When choosing the colour palette for this bright kitchen space, Gemma went for shades of lime green and orange for a naturally refreshing feel.

The bold pops of colour contrast wonderfully with the white Wooden blind, for a finishing look that’s cheerful and happy but also fresh, crisp and clean.

 

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Gemma Gear, interior stylist
For me, maximalism feels like home. It’s a great way for me to show off my personality and easily mix and match a space to give it a fresh new look.
Gemma Gear, interior stylist

Bold décor

Here’s a great example of a room where all of the design elements have been carefully considered to achieve a cohesive look.

Vertical blinds in a rich mossy hue follow the curve of this beautiful bow window and pick up the forest green tones from the feature wall mural.

Copper and rich ochre accents add a luxe edge to this modern rustic look.  

 

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Bold colour

A vibrant colour choice is another great way to add a finishing flourish to your scheme.

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Bold beginnings

Custom colour shutters can bring a fun feel to any space, so they're a great choice for children's spaces.

Stylist and brand consultant Erica Davies matched the wooden shutters in her family’s playroom to the exact shade of her green stair carpet, creating an inspirational room packed with personality while still feeling connected to the rest of the house.

 

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Erica Davies, stylist and brand consultant
This beautiful rich green transforms the space, plus pulls a little bit of the outside in. We’re surrounded by green grass and trees, so I love it.
Erica Davies, stylist and brand consultant

Bold combinations

If you want to truly embrace a maximalist look, then clashing colour and pattern is essential. In this wonderful living room, the base palette consists of pink, gold and white.

Strong geometric patterns and shapes feature strongly throughout, but the magic ingredient in great maximalist styling is to create visual contrast.

For example, counter the edgy look of the curtains with a soft furnishings, and second, pair a modernist boxy sofa with a curvaceous gold table. 

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