Powerful print

 House plants tie-in with the jungle-print 'Jardin d'Osier' wallpaper by Hermes. The cane chairs are vintage pieces by Carlo Colombo, and the cushions on the sofa are upholstered in velvet by Dedar.

House plants tie-in with the jungle-print 'Jardin d'Osier' wallpaper by Hermes. The cane chairs are vintage pieces by Carlo Colombo, and the cushions on the sofa are upholstered in velvet by Dedar.

From oversized stripes to a ceiling swathed in jungle scenes, for co-owner of Milanese textile firm Dedar, Caterina Fabrizio, her home in Lake Como shows why it's best to be brave. As declared in the August 2018 issue of Elle Decoration UK, pattern is back - and the rule book as to how it should be used is being rewritten. And frankly, the Jardin d'Osier jungle-print wallpaper designed by Pierre Marie for Hermes is so fabulous, why wouldn't you want to use it over the ceiling as well as the walls?  

Photography Andrea Ferrari ©

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