Summer Flair

A curated collection of furnishings in bright, happy and colourful hues to style your living spaces for summer.

Anchored by: Deepa Nair
Photographs: Courtesy the brands

Zynna
Soft and rich chenille fabric in a bright orange hue is digitally printed with floral and leaf designs on this upholstery material.
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Freedom Tree
Green Warriors is a quaint and lovely limited edition digital print cushion collection which honours green crusaders like Linesh Pillai (of Urban Green Fate Farms), Medha Bhattganguly (of First Forest First Forest), Poonam Bir (of Daily Dump) and Dean D’cruz (of Mozaic). The cushions are crafted from cotton flex and come in green hues.
Rs 1,200 (each)

Nicobar
Inspired by the lush tropics, the Gasa cushion cover has a striking honeydew hue backdrop for plant and leaf motifs done in grey. It features an envelope closure and ties.
Rs 1,350

RR Decor
Allure from Alhambra is a luxurious collection where the traditional damask is brought to the present through modern and contemporary colours and designs. The collection evokes the look and intense shades of the fine silk that have been used nearly for thousand years.
Price on request

Tapestry
From Andrew Martin comes this hand-embroidered 100 per cent linen crewel. Its name, Zapote, is a bright orange fruit native to Central and South America which has a very sweet taste and a stunning flower in bloom, as recalled on this fabric.
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Zynna
Available in a variety of hues, Lavianna is a series of printed curtains which showcase bright and colourful watercolour-like floral motifs on polyester.
Price on request

Ikea
Irmelin is apt for lovers of extra-large graphical floral motifs. Made from cotton and featuring happy bright hues, this upholstery fabric can be used for curtains, cushions and throws alike.
Rs 349 per metre

Westside
A mix of cotton and cotton poly blend cushions — Hand Floral, Brushed Brick and Pixel Rose — in multi-hues, to perk up your sofas this summer.
Rs 499 to Rs 699

Good Earth
An ensemble of exquisite cushion covers from the Gandhara collection which is crafted from rich silk, and feature delicate embroidery work.
Price on request

Address Home
In soft pastel shades of pink, green and blue, comes Jardin. It is inspired from a tropical garden and features exotic palms, floral and wildlife motifs. The surfaces (velvet and cotton velvet) are done in intricate thread embroidery, hand embellishments, gold foiling and digital printing.
Price on request

Gulmohar Lane
Part of the Summer Zest collection, the Jasmine Panorama Cushion Cover is an escape into the lap of nature with an image of little blooms weaving a scenery like never before. It has a 100 per cent printed linen front, and a mustard hued blended fabric back.
Rs 1,890

India Circus
The Desert Plants Blended Velvet Cushion Cover features the desert and the palms, a beautiful imagination and non-existent reality.
Rs 599

Bent Chair
The subtle soft velvet foliage on the Floralbay Cushion is sure to add an intriguing touch of warmth wherever you display it.
Rs 3,807

Jaypore
This multi-coloured printed cushion cover from brand Uma’s is made from cotton and can complement a variety of decor themes.
Rs 590

Apartment9
Get the best of both worlds by bringing the freshness of nature into your home with these garden-inspired shams and quilts from the Exotique collection, blooming with pastel hues
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Maishaa
Colony from Clarke & Clarke is exotic and tropical with a refined European twist. Jacquard cut velvets, digitally printed fabrics, damasks and geometrics combine with deep colours and classical patterns for a striking effect. Seen here, the Anastacia Teal (a blend of cotton and linen) on the chair, and Emeline Teal (a blend of cotton and viscose) on the stand.
Price on request

The Purple Turtles
Delicate thread work and soft floral patterns are highlights of the Beta cushion cover which is crafted from cotton.
Rs 1,300

RR Decor
The incredible variety of unique flowers in a botanical garden has inspired Alhambra to design the Country Garden digital print collection. This double width fabric includes six different designs that range from classical to modern floral designs.
Price on request

Apartment9
Bask in supreme luxury as you lounge with these royal plum cushions in viscose from the aptly named Monarch Collection.
Rs 1,870

FabIndia
Traditional Indian motifs are beautifully laid out in the Green Chanderi Printed Humaira cushion cover.
Rs 490

India Circus
The Forest Fetish Blended Velvet Cushion Cover features a forest-y composition with deer prints and floral motifs, highlighting its jungle vibe. It is made from 100 per cent blended velvet, and is also available in a teal hue.
Rs 599

Ikea
The Brunort curtains with tie-backs is made from cotton and is designed by Paulin Machado. It has colourful floral motifs set against a white backdrop.
Rs 1,790 (for a two curtains with tie-backs in size 145cm x 300cm)

Ikea
Featuring large colourful floral and leaf motifs the Ursprunglig floor cushion designed by Eva Lundgreen can be used on both sides. It is made from 100 per cent cotton, and comes with a polypropylene inner, and polyester filling.
Rs 999

Maishaa
Melrose Pink/ Apple is a blend of cotton embroidery, polyester and viscose and is part of the Halycon collection of Clarke & Clarke which showcase soft floral and leaf motifs.
Price on request

Sarita Handa
The Holiday Collection finds inspiration in the rugs of Berber region of North Africa. The cushions feature hand-embroidery with shimmer ivory dori or neutral fabric applique and beads.
Price on request

Maishaa
Emline Rouge form Clarke & Clarke’s Colony range is a bright red upholstery fabric in a blend of viscose and cotton.
Price on request

The House of Things
An impromptu visit to the banana plantain farms in Goa has been the inspiration for the Banana Tree Cushion Cover designed by Nehal Desai. The plantain print here is hand screen printed on canvas.
Rs 2,250

Gulmohar Lane
The simplicity of pastels adds a delicate effect to interiors, and vintage floral definitely has a touch of romance about it… reflected beautifully in this Vintage Rose Country Garden Cushion Cover. It has a 100 per cent printed front in linen, and a sea-green hued blended fabric back.
Rs 990

Good Earth
Influenced by ancient Silk Route, the textiles in the Gandhara collection feature prints, weaves, embroidery and textures with Greek, Persian and Central Asian influences. Seen here is a group of tussar silk material showcasing floral motifs.
Price on request

Hamsini
The Amra collection features rich hues and intricate embroideries inspired by Mughal designs. This range is dominated by paisleys in different patterns, often highlighted with a burst of colour, and includes Neel Phool, Gulaabee Kadhaee and Hare par Aam Kadhaee.
Price on request

Address Home
The Sauvage collection has motifs and patterns (on velvet) which carry bold imagery created with fine craftsmanship by hand, as well as thread embroidery accented by gold zari. From flying storks, to coat of arms with a crown, a lone gold lion to a queen bee, a sinuous viper to a tiger in the garden, this range carries different personages of the wild kingdom.
Price on request

Jaypore
A celebration of Indian floral and animal motifs, this multihued cushion cover from Uma’s is printed on cotton.
Rs 590

Nicobar
Deck up your sofa with this Palash Tota cushion cover which emits a tropical modern vibe with its bright red-orange hues. It is made from 100 per cent cotton.
Rs 1,250

Cotton & Satins
This cushion cover in vivid hues is made from silk and velvet with hand-embroidered and embellished details.
Rs 2,500 onward

Zynna
The Vintage French Floral Upholstery Collection flaunts warm and bright blossoming flowers entangled in young soft leaves, spread beautifully on the stain-repellent cotton fabric.
Price on request

Tapestry
Caipirinha Cocktail cushion from Andrew Martin has a painterly floral design on soft, cotton blend fabric which is piped with a smart magenta hue.
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Good Earth
Celebrating geometric patterns and abundant floral blooms, decorate your living space with the Maheen cushions covers in royal shades of jade and slate and meticulously
crafted in rich silks and chennile.
Rs 5,500 onward

Bent Chair
This subtle soft velvet foliage cushion which displays hibiscus motifs is a perfect way of introducing colour, and an element of surprise in your
living spaces.
Rs 3,807

Maishaa
Bold and daring, the Cote d’azure collection of Clarke & Clarke upholds the lavish spirit of the French Riviera with a panache all of its own. A sophisticated mix of florals and geometrics with complementing stripes and textures, the seven designs in five colour groups combine embroidery and print.
Price on request