Whilst summer here in London seems to be passing with hardly a ray of sunshine in sight, wherever in the world you’re joining us from, we hope you are enjoying some sun!
In lieu of a balmy British summer, we have decided to bring to you a very fresh and summery sleeping around and let the joyful bursts of sunny yellows and buttery golds whisk us away.
The star of room 211 at Covent Garden Hotel is the Flora headboard upholstered in “Margo” by Fanny Shorter. Bursting forth with lemons and beautiful blooms, this fabric transports us to the shores of Sicily.
We have balanced the large scale print of the headboard with one of our favourite fabrics on the walls called “Mudprint”, which we designed for Christopher Farr Cloth. The blue colourway creates a calm backdrop that transports you to the Mediterranean Sea, with its painted layered quality adding a subtle movement and textured feel to the room.
When combining different patterns, consider adding something graphic to make your scheme feel more contemporary, as we have done here with the sofa. Upholstered in my “Criss Cross” fabric we have created a secondary focal point within the room, inviting the eye to roam and explore the room’s various characteristics and qualities.
We have framed the window with my “One Way” design for Christopher Farr Cloth on the curtains, which create a sharp and tailored contrast to the organic shapes on the headboard.
For another pop of colour, the desk chair has been dressed in a buttery yellow leather, which is followed through into the piping on the tub chairs. Our signature mannequin with her waspish waist makes us smile as she looks dressed and ready to go on her own summer adventure.
The perfect room to relax in after a day’s sightseeing, Covent Garden is alive with an abundance of events, exhibitions, world class theatres, restaurants and shops all on the hotel’s doorstep.
Be sure to visit Chila Burman’s new immersive large scale art installation at the historic Covent Garden market, marvel at ‘Seven Dials in Bloom’ throughout the summer and admire the largest collection of privately owned Banksy works at ‘The Art of Bansky’ exhibition.