Whether you’re dreaming of South Beach Miami, a posh riad in Marrakech, or a stylish hotel suite, find interiors inspiration at DFS …
We may not be able to travel the world this summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be inspired by the colours, and textures and styles from around the globe.
DFS Sophia patterned accent swivel chair in pearl combination, €779; DFS Fantasia four-seater sofa in grey velvet, €1,039; Joules Ashwicke small round footstool in rose velvet, €259, available exclusively at DFS
The new Fantasia collection by DFS is designed to transform any living room into a warm and refreshing space redolent of a luxurious Miami beachside pad. Taking centre stage in the collection is the Fantasia sofa, which channels the latest trend for curved silhouettes, while the addition of piping offers a touch of Art Deco glamour. Layer the Fantasia sofa with complementary colours such as off white, mauve and silver, then add a pop of colour and pattern via cushions and footstools, such as the Joules Ashwicke footstool in rose velvet, before finishing with hits of gold.
DFS Forge Daniel chair in natural, €469 for set of two, DFS Corsica fixed-top table, €219, DFS Forge Erin basket chair in natural, €389 for set of two and Corsica bench, €105.
Bring a touch of Balearic beauty to late summer dining with relaxed, sociable seating. Mix the Corsica table, with its striking black metal frame and legs, with the Daniel and Erin chairs from the Forge range. These feature rattan in a light natural wood colour and are available in a low-slung basket style. Finish the look with handmade ceramics, cushions and table linens in sunset tones, and style with plenty of greenery to create an elegant yet casual coastal feel.
DFS Solitude four-seater sofa in mustard velvet, €909, Joules Ashwicke large round footstool in rose velvet, €279, available exclusively at DFS
Echoing the style of a chic riad is the new Solitude range from DFS, which includes footstools, armchairs and two, three and four-seater sofas. To evoke a sense of the old-world charm of Morocco or Istanbul, choose the mustard velvet sofa and layer with tones of rust, terracotta and rose pink. Complete the eclectic look by incorporating hints of rattan and worn wood, together with woven rugs and distressed walls or artwork.
Scandi accent chair in orange velvet, €649, Fika three-seater sofa in tan combination, €2,079, Grizzly chair in taupe faux fur, €519
Can’t escape to a stylish cabin? Then create your own at home. The Fika sofa is the perfect centrepiece with its robust profile, stylish arm bolster cushions, and mix of tone-on-tone suede and leather. Pair the Fika sofa with the DFS Grizzly chair and Scandi accent chair in hues of warm taupe and orange, then add rugs and accessories in natural materials such as rattan and wool.
DFS Ornate two-seater sofa in olive velvet, €969 and DFS Asher coffee table in matte black, €515
For a fresh vibe, the compact DFS Ornate sofa, upholstered in olive green velvet brings the outdoors in. The key is to use carefully considered contrasts. The Ornate sofa (in a choice of eleven shades) pairs seamlessly with indoor plants and accessories made from natural materials such as rattan, wood or marble. Add a contemporary twist with hints of concrete or metal, to create your own urban oasis.
DFS Hero double bed frame in putty velvet, €1,169; Hero bench footstool in putty velvet, €429 and Hero accent chair in putty velvet, €519
Don’t forget about updating the bedroom and for a taste of true luxury, why not recreate a boutique hotel vibe at home. Start with a palette of soft caramel tones, add the Hero double bed with matching footstool and layer with plump pillows and soft linens. Finish the look with pops of black and gold to dial up the luxury – suite dreams indeed.
Need to Know: DFS has stores in Blanchardstown Retail Park and Carrickmines in Dublin; City Gate, Mahon, Cork; Ballysimon Road, Limerick; and Well Park Retail Park, Galway, and delivers nationwide. All showrooms strictly follow the Irish Government’s guidelines on social distancing and have new health and safety measures in place.
All products available exclusively at DFS. Order online at www.dfs.ie.
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