The colour blue is a powerful hue. Blue can add a welcome sense of calm, serenity and peace to both you and your home – the perfect antidote to the stress of daily life. Here are a few of our selections, guaranteed to add a touch of calm. Are you ready to relax?
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Keep your bedroom cool but luxurious with this beautifully tactile bed. Designed by N. Nasrallah & C. Horner and manufactured by Ligne Roset, the Desdemone bed features a sensual blue velvet headboard and surround – the perfect place to retreat and relax.
(Top image) Ligne Roset, ‘Desdemone’ bed (high headboard, 160×200 bed), from €4,242
Cushions from Burel Mountain Originals
Add soft, calm touches with these distinctive but cosy cushions inspired by traditional Portuguese tiles (azulejos) from Burel Mountain Originals.
Burel Mountain Originals, ‘Azulejo’ cushion, €63.00
Left to right: Decanter from Motel a Miio | Lamp from Kartell
Motel a Miio creates unique handmade ceramics produced in Portugal in a fair and environmentally friendly manner. We fell in love with this blue and rose speckled Pinguim decanter that will add a touch of calm to any space. You can use the jug for drinks or as a vase.
Motel a Miio, ‘Pinguim’ decanter, €49.00
Carry on the contemporary yet retro-inspired feel with this 70s-style bubble shaped lamp designed by Italian Ferruccio Laviani. Perfect for hanging low over a dining table or higher as a central focal point in any room, the FL/Y chandelier lamp from Kartell will bring a note of intimacy whilst keeping things calm and blue.
Kartell, ‘FL/Y’ lamp, from €232
Sofa from Missana
Designed by LaSelva for Spanish company Missana, the Cosmo has double blue appeal with the colour of calm in not one but two-shades. With its simple, pared-down design, it also has retro appeal with hints of mid-century modern.
Missana, ‘Cosmo’ sofa, from €3,107