Inspired by the relaxed vibe and sunset colours of southwest America, the Desert Modern decor trend has been a staple of Californian style for decades and looks set to have similar international longevity. Try pairing an earthy pastel palette with natural textures like wood, leather, mid-century furniture pieces, geometric rugs or scatter cushions, abstract art, and clean linear lighting to stop the whole look getting too ‘crafty’. A huge, slouchy sofa set is the centrepiece of the room, for hours of lounging with a good book or conversation about the world with friends.
Honey Sheepskin, $249, from Threaddesign.co.nz.
Roly Poly Chair by Faye Toogood for Driade, $1,300, from Skinnerdesign.