Confident blocks of colour make a superb background for display, helping to focus attention on the finer details of a treasured collection.
The handmade textile birds are from Abigail Brown and the stone lace vases are from The Conran Shop. The Walls are painted in Orange Aurora matt emulsion from Little Greene, while the cabinet is painted in Smoky Quartz oil eggshell from Francescas Paints. Find this lacquer chest of drawers at Vaughan
An oversized map, divided between frames and positioned with care so that the five become one once more, is an artistic way to present your favourite destination to the world.
Look for items that combine classic looks with cutting edge technology, such as this typewriter, which can be connected to a laptop via a USB link.
The armchair is from Roche Bobois, and the desk is from The Conran Shop. The wallpaper is from Casamance, while the feather artwork is from Louise Greenfield and the USB typewriter can be found at Anthropologie
This aluminum basin is from Via Arkadia and the decorative mirror can be found at Oka. Walls are painted in Felt by Little Greene and decorated with mosaic tiles from Topps Tiles. Find this solid oak side table at Julian Chichester