At fenton & fenton we love playing with intense colours, bold shapes, expressive artwork and luxe textures. So, we designed a collection built on this and true to what has become signature to our style.
Drawing inspiration from the golden days of Hollywood glamour, our latest collection of luxe curvy furniture, aptly named ‘Hollywood’ is a melding of both fantasy and modernity.
Full of colour and soul, the collection has been designed to give your home a high-end feel, making a super chic statement. Both comfortable and beautiful, the bold jewel toned hues and elegant curves provide endless decorating inspiration.
Here are our go-to tips for introducing some colourful curves into your home
1. PAY ATTENTION TO SCALE AND SHAPE.
Playing with the scale and shape of objects and furniture is how you achieve balance in a room. Organic forms and eye-catching shapes create tension and drama in a room. The trick is to give the eye something to focus on before drawing it elsewhere. Break up a large rectangular living room with some subtle curves, or bring curves into a small space to make the room appear larger.
2. MIX YOUR MATERIALS.
In addition to paying attention to scale, we also recommend you introduce different materials to add interest and layers into a space. Velvet with curves is a match made in heaven and sits perfectly alongside linen, marble, terrazzo, cotton and silk carpets.
3. CREATE A ROOM HERO.
A sure fire way to get your decorating right is to start a room with a hero piece and build from there. A statement piece is meant to be bold and draw the eye to it. The shapely curves of our Hepburn sofa not only make a statement, they also soften a space. A curved sofa offers intimacy in a room and is a clever way to introduce corner seating to encourage socialising.
4. COMBINE MASCULINE MATERIALS WITH FEMININE SHAPES.
A mix of feminine and masculine elements will create the perfect harmony. The gentle curves of an ottoman or armchair will complement more structured or angular pieces and hard surfaces. The key to a successful mix is to respect both colour and scale.
5. SOFTEN A SPACE WITH SOFT EDGES.
Try placing a round piece of furniture versus one with hard edges in the exact same space. The curvy piece will always appear to take up way less room than the more solid piece. Curves work well in smaller or narrow rooms, hallways and little nooks. They sing against a large angular wall, especially when complimented with artwork.
6. GET CREATIVE WITH SHAPE AND COLOUR.
There’s no need to keep things bland and boring. For instant chic, start with curves and add some colour. Not only does colour make a further statement, it accentuates the shape of a piece. Fresh, bright or bold colours get our tick of approval. We are loving sage, navy, aubergine, mustard, lilac and burgundy, all available as part of our latest curvy collection.
7. BOLD PIECES MAKE A BIG STATEMENT IN SMALL SPACES.
From a single armchair to a duo of curvaceous ottomans, we like to use furniture to punctuate a space. Quirky combinations and unexpected pieces really do work. Mix new with old, cheap & cheerful with luxury, brights with neutrals, masculine with feminine, curves with hard lines, and warm with cold. It’s the layering of a space that will add depth and interest.
Need help introducing some curves into your home?
We’d love to help. We now offer in-store and in-home styling consults, offering you a guiding hand in decorating one room, to an entire house.