Henry Holland’s Guide to Using Pattern in Your Home

Pattern and print are as necessary to House of Holland as breathing air is to the rest of us. In fact, if you broke Henry in half, he’d probably be multi-coloured right through his middle. Whether you’re a lover of bright and brash and embrace it with all the enthusiasm of a child in a sweet shop, or you swoon from afar but find yourself totally flummoxed as to how your incorporate it into your home, then let us direct you straight to the horse’s mouth. Here is Henry and his definitive guide to embracing print and pattern in your abode.

  1. Keep the canvas (floors and walls) plain and add a riot of print and pattern through soft furnishings.

House of Holland X Habitat bedding, rug and armchair

Neutral walls, colourful textiles

  1. Experiment with print and pattern on smaller items like cushions and throws that are less permanent and can be changed more regularly if you get bored.

Model jumping on the bed with House of Holland X Habitat bedding

A bit of neon does you good.

Cast Your Net throw.

  1. Don’t be afraid to clash and mix your prints. Take inspiration from your wardrobe and dress your home as you’d dress yourself.

3 models wearing House of Holland

You’re a walking canvas! From House Of Holland’s SS17 runway collection

  1. Too much ‘matchy matchy’ can feel a bit dated.

House of Holland X Habitat Misty Armchair at the Hoxton, Holborn

Coordinating, neutral picture frames are juxtaposed against the bright velvet chair at Henry’s Room in The Hoxton, Holborn

  1. Look for soft furnishings with reversible designs as they can provide you with a variety of decorating options.

House of Holland X Habitat rugs and cushions

Folklore rug, Folklore checked reversible cushion, Folklore pink reversible cushion, Check cushion

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