bright spark
Living Etc Magazine|December 2020
Christmas with Designers Guild supremo Tricia Guild is all about vibrant hues put together with many an unexpected twist
Fiona McCarthy

LIVING ROOM

‘I love the intense green of this painted wall – it’s bold, not overpowering, says Tricia.

Wall in Emerald, Designers Guild. Wall unit, MDF Italia. Candlesticks, Astier de Villatte. Painting, Howard Hodgkin. Try Design Market for a similar vintage table (below). On the gallery wall are pieces by artists including Craigie Aitchison, Bill Jacklin and Victor Pasmore

LIVING ROOM

Ombre-dipped curtains add bright colour while also diffusing the light, creating a beautiful luminous effect.

Curtains in hand-dyed Savoie linen in Cobalt and Lemongrass, Designers Guild. Mags soft low armrest sofa by Hay; upholstered in Capisoli wool in Grass by Designers Guild. Christmas ‘wreath’, Juliet Glaves for Designers Guild. Custom shelves, MDF Italia; showcasing pieces by Amy Hughes, Kate McBride and Royal College of Art graduates

DINING AREA

This space is found within the vast L-shaped open-plan living room. ‘It’s useful having so many places to sit, where I can move furniture around to make it feel more open,’ says Tricia.

Vintage Kai Kristiansen Model 42 chairs with backs upholstered in Delahaye linen and seats upholstered in Brecon tweed in Emerald, from a selection at Designers Guild Homestore

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