Make a statement with our edit of 10 bold décor items and luxe accessories – guaranteed to amp up the cool factor of any room.

Lust-worthy furniture

Emerald empire

A statement chair is just the thing to add design clout to any space – especially when it’s dressed in jewel-hued velvet or velour. The Art Deco Green armchair by KARE epitomises this regal look. Visit


Round about

Fusing form and function, the Franco Swivel Chair by Collaro Designs will complement any super-modern space. Plus it’s ergonomically designed with comfort in mind. Visit

Collaro Designs

Custom rugs

Don’t be a square

Whether it’s your entrance hall, living room or kitchen, rugs form the cornerstone of any pulled-together space. Be brave and break the mould with a round Bamboo Silk rug by Gonsenhausers Fine Rugs. Visit

Gonsenhausers Fine Rugs

A stitch in time

Add a touch of tactile interest and daring colour to a muted space with this rainbow-hued Patchwork Carpet by Paras Carpets. Boho has never been this cool! Visit

Paras Carpets

Bondi Blue

Graphic prints in shades of ocean blue are one of this season’s hottest trends. Create a calm and collected space with this hand-knotted Modern Fever carpet. Add earthy shades of terracotta to invoke a sense of nature-inspired design. Visit

Paras Carpets

Something on the side

Lightbulb moment

Pops of unexpected colour are just the thing to up the ante in your bedroom or study. We suggest you light the way with the Faro Baobab office reading lamp, from Newport Lighting. Visit

Newport Lighting

Striking a balance

Add a touch of graphic interest to your living room with the Asato Lines coffee table. The engineered oak-and-bone inlay is a masterclass in repetition, and positive and negative space. Available from


Little luxuries

Sometimes it’s the small things that count. This is especially true when it comes to bathtime bliss. Inspired by the Cape Honeybee, the Capensis range of nature-friendly artisanal beauty products will add a luxe factor to your guest bathroom. Visit


Culinary spirit

Salad days

With spring on the horizon, it’s time to take things outside and dine al fresco. Now you can serve your garden-fresh produce in style with the Artichoke range of tableware by Bordallo Pinheiro. Visit


Cool contemplation

Painting by numbers has never been this cool and curated. Designed with relaxation in mind, Maxwell & Williams’ new Mindfulness Message Plate lets you showcase your creative spirit. The gift-boxed plate comes with a set of paints and alphabet letters for you to customise your own piece. Visit

Maxwell & Williams