Ever since the revolution, the Tricolore has symbolised the spirit of France. Here, it inspires colour schemes that evoke the effortless feel of contemporary French style.
Dividing a room into coloured sections generates visual impact. Here, sleek lacquered furniture is juxtaposed with upholstered seating and modern lighting, while tactile soft furnishings lend vibrant accents.
The solid colour of a statement wall makes a striking foil for a sleek white table. Ceramics provide texture, while framed French phrases add a humorous touch.
Patchwork is a great way to add character to a headboard which, combined with plain bedlinen, creates a sophisticated feel in the bedroom.