Incorporate verdigris into your home with these beautiful accessories and pieces of furniture
Perfect as an accent, this vivid green-blue hue has a gorgeous natural depth. Use it to add a pop of colour to a neutral room scheme or alongside other bright shades for a statement look. We’ve picked out five of our favourite pieces in vivid verdigris to get you started.
1. Verdi table lamp
Heathfield & Co’s Verdi table lamp is made from blown glass with volcanic frit, lava and marble textures that create a unique patina, while its smooth curvaceous shape makes a stunning silhouette. For a striking contrast, team it with a simple lampshade in a metallic or neutral tone, like this 12in bronze gold satin drum (shown above) also from Heathfield & Co. Dimensions: full height of lamp with shade, 80cm; base height, 44cm; base width 26cm.
2. Husk sofa
The contemporary shape and restful shade of this Husk sofa, which was designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia at Chaplins, would suit both classic and modern room schemes alike. The sofa is made up of a number of structural cushions for added comfort. It comes in two lengths, 225cm and 261cm, and you can choose from a copper or bronze nickel painted finish for the feet.
3. Two-tone glassware
This two-tone carafe (H25xdiam10cm) and glasses (H12cm) set by Jochen Holz at Mint has a distinctive finish – perfect for serving refreshing drinks on hot summer days. Plus the irregularities of blown glass mean that each piece is unique.
4. Blink screen
A pleasing combination of form and function, this playful screen by Yabu Pushelberg for Stellar Works has a simple, good-humoured design. It is made of stained white oak and is H185xW254.5xD2.5cm. It could be used to cover up an unsightly wall or as a stand-alone piece in a living room or bedroom. The fun, quirky prints also makes it suitable for a child’s bedroom or play area. As well as the smart screen, the Blink range includes a coffee table and side table, as well as small and large cabinets – all with verdigris tones and in charming designs.
5. Saarinen side table
The sleek lines and exquisite marble surface of this Eero Saarinen side table in Verdi Alpi marble creates an elegant feel. Available from The Conran Shop.
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