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Stars and Symbols

Just like the rocket to the moon 50 years ago, the Stars and Symbols trend is taking off. Stars, zodiac symbols and ancient celestial motifs have been given a modern, luxurious interpretation in this sophisticated, dramatic look. Think inky hued walls, clean lined furniture, striking geometric accessories and gorgeous iridescent planetary prints. Read on for how to make your dining room, living room or bedroom look, and feel, out of this world.
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Interstellar dining

Set the scene in the dining room with a sleek, ultra-modern dining table that has a strong silhouette. Choose materials that shine such as a marble, ceramic or glass dining table with geometric metal legs or a pedestal base.

Pair your beautiful dining table with sleek and functional or luxuriously upholstered dining chairs in faux leather or velvety fabric.

To bring this look to life, pick out stars and geometric shapes in your lighting and accessories. Be subtle in your choice of motifs or, if you’re feeling daring, go all out with a galactic inspired mural and dine with the stars.

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Infinite comfort

In the living room, a modern leather sofa with drop down headrests suits this bold look, or a sofa with a timelessly classic silhouette and chenille or velvet upholstery. A contemporary grey sofa is stunning placed against dark grey or dark blue walls.

Or make room for everyone with a modern modular corner sofa sized to suit your space.

A glass coffee table, marble topped console table or modern floor lamp are perfect for the Stars and Symbols trend. Pick out cosmos inspired colours and patterns in vases, rugs and scatter cushions.

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Starry nights

You can create a fabulous focal point in the bedroom with a grand sleigh style bed frame or a divan bed with a luxuriously upholstered headboard, against a dark navy wall inspired by the night sky. Another option is a gleaming metal bedstead designed with sinuous swirls or geometric lines.

Add bedroom furniture that adds to the dark and dramatic look, such as a sliding wardrobe with black and mirrored doors or bedside cabinets with a glossy black or grey finish.

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Dare to be dark

In the dining room, be as bold as you dare with your walls. Midnight or inky blues, and even charcoal or black will create a spectacular backdrop for that fabulous dining set. Paint radiators and skirting boards in the same dark hue for maximum impact.

In the bedroom or living room, you might prefer colours such as midnight blues, dark greys, chic purples or grey-blues. Or one option is paint just one wall in your strong colour with the others in a lighter shade.

Break up an expanse of dark wall colour with dreamy, abstract wall art or an eclectic group of mirrors with round and geometrically shaped frames. In any room, an accent armchair in gold, blue, mauve or dark magenta brightens a corner.

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Heavenly accessories

Statement accessories in an array of eye-catching finishes add the final touches, from cut-glass bottles reflecting the twinkling of the stars, to matte black ceramics that echo the depths of the night sky. Not forgetting luxe metallic touches – think coppers, silvers and golds.

Marble topped side tables or console tables lend a glamorous finishing touch, echoing the swirling, galactic inspired patterns found across artwork and soft furnishings.

Consider a coffee table with a mirrored, marble or glass top, a glass based table lamp or a geometric rug.

Make special occasions feel celestial with gold and blue napkins and dinnerware and modern or vintage candelabras. Finally, add impact with a show-stopping ceiling light with a geometric metal shade or a modern chandelier with cascading crystals.

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