The summer sales is a savvy time to update your interiors. Whether it’s furniture, textiles or lighting, a handful of well-chosen pieces will help you to curate your space, without significant investment. Update a couch with a cushion or two, and don’t spare on layering textiles with a mix of materials. Throw some fresh light into a room with unique pendants, and loosen up with a little colour; it is summer after all. Here we’ve collected some choice summer buys for your home…
Ethnicraft Origami Office Desk, Arnotts
Work never felt so chic thanks to the Scandi stylings of this office desk from Ethnicraft. Reduced from €1,079 to €899, the pale wood and calm colours give an overall feeling of lightness, ensuring a serene and sleek workspace.
Glass Top Pendant Light, Tom Dixon
We couldn’t resist this nifty purchase from Tom Dixon: molton globules of glass are blown into spinning top shapes. The glass filters light up to give a wonderfully distorted effect. Now €88.50, reduced from €354, it’s perfect for adding personality to any space.
Shabby Chic Pale Blue Check Throw, House of Fraser
The cool colours in this lightweight throw make it the ideal transition piece to take you into autumn. Layer it with cable knit wool and raw linen to avoid looking too polished. Now priced at a neat €48, down from €90.
Floral linen curtain, Zara Home
These floral curtains are the perfect way to give a space more light and a trickle of colour. Let them hang loose for a relaxed, care-free look. They’ll be equally pretty as a picture in a child’s bedroom or sunroom. Reduced from €69.99 to €49.99, snap up pair before they’re gone.
Mihka handcrafted jug, Rowen and Wren
This matte jug is hand-thrown and hand-glazed in white stoneware and porcelain by ceramist Sue Ure. Reduced from €34 to a very attractive €15, find a kitchen classic to buy now and love forever.
This Missoni Rythme rug is just one of the many treats in the Roche Bobois sale, down to €2,700 from €3,860. Their trademark mix of candy colours will add character to any room. Ex-display products are available at up to 50% off and to get you in the mood for new season style, there is 15% off new orders while the sale lasts.
Sofia Stone Mitte Sofa Bed, Urban Outfitters
Trust Urban Outfitters to create a sofa bed to covet. A minimalist dream priced at €598 down from €1,027, it is fitted with plush cushions and has a sturdy wooden base that reclines fully into a comfy bed.
RJR John Rocha Amity Duvet and Pillow Cases, Debenhams
Sleep in sheer comfort with John Rocha’s Amity duvet set. Made from breathable cotton sateen in crisp tones, pair it with accessories in shades of plum, pumpkin and aubergine which will segue seamlessly into autumn. This cosy set is now €67.50, down from €97.50.
Brentanella Rolling Pin, Anthropologie
Why bake like a plain Jane when you can roll in style with this green goddess? We love Anthropologie’s hand painted pin and it’s easy-to-wash surface makes for fuss-free baking. It was €27, and in the sale will ring up at a mere €16.95.
Dyson AM06 Fan, WAS €300 NOW €250, Brown Thomas
Dyson’s AM06 fan is a masterclass in contemporary product design. Use it to regulate room temperature without spoiling your interiors aesthetic. This über chic piece costs €250, down from €300.
Top picture: Roche Bobois