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Zara Home’s latest collection is a Mediterranean, sun-drenched dream

by Megan Burns
18th Apr 2020

Barcelona-based interior design firm Cobalto Studio have selected this  newly-released edit of Zara Home’s new collection, and it’s transporting us far, far away from lockdown.

As we’ve found ourselves confined to our own four walls these past few weeks, I find myself scrolling through beautiful interiors images with even more need than usual. Suddenly a beautiful kitchen is so much more than that, allowing me to transport myself mentally to somewhere different (and much more beautiful) than my current surroundings.

Please keep this in mind when I tell you I audibly gasped when I saw that Zara Home had released a new editorial campaign. Something to look forward to at the best of times, at the moment, it feels like going on as close to an actual holiday as I’m likely to get anytime soon.

Curated by Barcelona-based interior design firm Cobalto Studio, this collection is inspired by Mediterranean craftsmanship, and its earthy palette is reminiscent of this sun-drenched landscape.

Zara Home's new collection

Linen sheets are a timeless luxury, but there’s something about this pairing of deep green with burnt terracotta that feels absolutely perfect against the soft white of these lime washed walls. I would love to spend lazy weekend mornings reading in this room.

Lamp with wooden base €69.99, Jute Rug from €59.99, Khaki linen duvet set from €69.99, Terracotta linen flat sheet from €45.99, Wicker cushion €69.99, Cushion cover with piping €22.99.

Zara Home's new collection

The simplicity of this beautiful space is probably not achievable in any home that real people actually live in, but I will gaze at it longingly nonetheless. I particularly love the low table with its irregular shape and texture.

Wicker bottle €45.99, Flecked jute rug €429, Jute cushion €59.99, Tassels cushion cover €17.99, Medium wooden bowl €22.99, Ombre decorative candle €15.99, Large decorative candle €19.99.

My dream kitchen is full of glass jars on shelves, full of interesting grains and spices that I obviously need to hand at all times. I won’t even go into the small, artfully arranged bowls, abundance of natural textures, and tasteful artwork, but know that I love them all.

Round basket with handles €22.99, Rattan and wood bottle basket €35.99, Stainless steel frying pan from €69.99, Jars from €9.99, Woven fibre bottles from €22.99, Acacia chopping boards from €29.99, Stoneware bowl €9.99.

Zara Home's new collection

This table is making me wish for dinner parties, the best kind where nothing matches but friends are gathered round and the food is casual. I adore the simple, rustic tableware, and the beautifully faded rug adds character to the space.

Rattan ceiling lamp €59.99, Jute rug from €199, Fibre table runner €35.99, Two linen napkins €11.99, Soup plate €9.99, Bowl €7.99, Bubble glass tumbler €3,99.

Zara Home's new collection

Imagine being able to retreat to this bathroom after a long day. The green tiles are on the right side of 70s nostalgia, without resorting to an actual avocado suite, and contrast so well with the pale natural textures in this room.

Wooden frame mirror €59.99, Wooden double bench €169, Tall basket €35.99, Striped bath mat €29.99, Towels from €5.99, Blue glass tumbler €9.99, Blue glass dispenser €22.99.

There’s something about this combination of rattan glasses and colourful bowls that makes me feel they should be serving Sangria and olives on a sunny day. Obviously whatever you serve in them is up to you, but they’d undoubtedly make your kitchen feel a little sunnier.

Multicoloured stoneware salad bowl €22.99, Multicoloured stoneware bowl €9.99,Medium wooden bowl €22.99, Rattan detail bottle €22.99, Rattan detail tumbler €6.99.

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