Creating an authentic coastal scheme couldn’t be easier. Teamed with white walls, even the deepest blues won’t overwhelm, creating a calm but colourful and characterful seating area. Use pure white paint on the storage. With blue, this fresh tone works better than creamy shades, which can look dirty and dated.
Get the look
Buy now: Iggy armchair in brushed linen cotton, £890, Sofa.com
Buy now: Lucas rug, £140, Habitat