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The art of layering PRINT & PATTERN

Take a look at any beautifully decorated home and you’ll find it’s usually filled with glorious patterns and textures, all of which are layered to great effect.

Colourful wallpapers and richly patterned textiles not only give a room character and life, but they also act as foils for fine furniture, decorative antiques, vintage pieces and other collections you might have.

Textile designer Molly Mahon, known for her exuberant block-prints, explains the enduring appeal of layering designs and colours: ‘There’s something nostalgic about using lots of pattern,’ she says, recalling the William Morris sofas at her childhood home. Frieda Gormley of House

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