I got a preview of the new autumn John Lewis homeware range – these are the buys you're going to want to bookmark now

These are all the new launches I can't wait to land in store later this year

John Lewis x Collagerie collection filled with botanical patterns shown in a bedroom
(Image credit: John Lewis)

Last week, John Lewis took over one of the beautiful, historical buildings in central London and turned it into a homeware haven, showcasing the brand’s latest home range that will be launching this autumn. And I was one of the lucky few to get an exclusive first look at the new John Lewis autumn/winter 2024 collection.

This showcase gave the attendees a first glimpse of new (and returning) home decor trends and what our homes might look like this coming autumn and winter. Similarly to my first look of the John Lewis spring/summer 2024 collection, I had some favourites that I think will do particularly well. And I would love to share them with you.

The John Lewis buys to bookmark now before they drop

There are plenty of pieces to get excited about ahead of the autumn/winter season, from new additions to the John Lewis furniture range to on-trend patterns and motifs.

Modular sofa

John Lewis Home autumn/winter 2024 press preview

(Image credit: Future PLC/Sara Hesikova)

I love a modular sofa as it’s one of the best sofa ideas for a small living room – and yes, I currently have a pretty small and narrow living room. Modular sofas are versatile, flexible and also more often than not super stylish. And that goes for this new modular sofa style from John Lewis that I spotted at the preview. And perhaps unsurprisingly enough, it was one of the design team’s top picks.

The sofa is super comfortable and cosy with its boucle finish. And the lines on the backrest make it that little bit more interesting.

The sofas at the preview also caught our Editor in Chief Heather Young's eye but from a colour angle, rather than design. In fact she's predicting that the caramel shade showcased at John Lewis's preview will be the hottest new sofa colour trend.

Curved coffee table

John Lewis Home autumn/winter 2024 press preview

(Image credit: Future PLC/Sara Hesikova)

Furniture with curved edges and irregular shapes inspired by natural forms and biophilic design are clearly still going to be very much in come this autumn as John Lewis just debuted the coffee table of dreams. The curved design comes with a wooden base with wide legs and a stone table top resembling beige marble. I want it so bad as it’s the perfect narrow living room idea given it’s rather slim but long shape.

Stripes everywhere

John Lewis Home autumn/winter 2024 press preview

(Image credit: Future PLC/Sara Hesikova)

Thick, deckchair stripes are having a moment right now. And that moment is going to keep going well into this autumn and winter. John Lewis made sure of it with its show-stopping stripy display of lampshades and a coordinating sofa. Armchairs were also available.

But while the larger furniture pieces in bright stripes might be a bit too maximalist for my liking (I am a minimalist after all), the very pretty lampshades, reminiscent of the popular M&S striped lamps, I can get behind.

Matching armchair and footstool

John Lewis Home autumn/winter 2024 press preview

(Image credit: Future PLC/Sara Hesikova)

The new seating options in boucle did not stop at the modular sofa, oh no. I was struck by the designer look of this chunky-looking boucle armchair (which is super comfy and cosy, might I add). And what I loved even more is that there is a coordinating footstool available, too. So damn cute yet super stylish.

The John Lewis pieces to shop now

John Lewis Home autumn/winter 2024 press preview

(Image credit: Future PLC/Sara Hesikova)

While the majority of what was shown during the glorious John Lewis preview won’t be available for a couple of months, there are a few pieces that I loved on the day which I also found already sold on the website. And these are my top picks.

Which one are you looking forward to adding into your home?

Content Editor

Sara Hesikova has been a Content Editor at Ideal Home since June 2024, starting at the title as a News Writer in July 2023. Sara brings the Ideal Home’s readership features and news stories from the world of homes and interiors, as well as trend-led pieces, shopping round-ups and more, focusing on all things room decor, specialising in living rooms, bedrooms, hallways, home offices and dining rooms. Graduating from London College of Fashion with a bachelor’s degree in fashion journalism in 2016, she got her start in niche fashion and lifestyle magazines like Glass and Alvar as a writer and editor before making the leap into interiors, working with the likes of 91 Magazine and copywriting for luxury bed linen brand Yves Delorme among others. She feels that fashion and interiors are intrinsically connected – if someone puts an effort into what they wear, they most likely also care about what they surround themselves with.