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02/20/2013 // 16 comments

Two Ways With Brights: Country & Industrial

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After feeling inspired by the beautiful blue skies and bright spring sunshine last weekend I went on the hunt for interior design ideas to reflect the lighter, longer, brighter days. The result of my search? The new Brighton range from the Spring/Summer 2013 collection at BHS, which is packed full of colourful interior design ideas for both country and industrial spaces. The Maisey sofa and armchair give a nod to mid century design thanks for their rounded shapes and splayed legs, but are given a modern update thanks to Designers Guild upholstery. I love how they’ve paired the cobalt blue fabric with the sunshine yellow-painted brick wall – hello, Summer! If you want to work this look into a modern space you should introduce your hues in bold colour blocks, like the Brighton dining chair; place four around a gloss white dining dining table for a modern colour statement. If, however, you wish to bring the look into a country scheme you should soften the hues with pretty floral patterns. Which way do you like best?

// Photography by BHS

Lydia

20 / 20 / 2013

This post makes me excited for summer!! The shot with the car is great fun!

Claire

20 / 20 / 2013

Cute post Mr. B. thanks for the introduction to their new collection, I hadn’t seen it yet. I spy that Hello print for my hallway!

I’ve never thought of an industrial space with so much color but I admit it looks lovely!

ruth

20 / 20 / 2013

they are fabulous and bright and from BHS. Havent visited a bhs for years, brilliant find!

FrauSchmitt

20 / 20 / 2013

Will – I love the yellow painted brick wall! It’s amazing. Your industrial color impressions are gorgious, too. With this cold and ugly weather your ideas, as always, brighten my mind.
xxx, FrauSchmitt

Will @ Bright.Bazaar

20 / 20 / 2013

@Ruth – I know, I hadn’t either but they are really stepping up their game with their homeware offering! Thanks for stopping by.

Will @ Bright.Bazaar

20 / 20 / 2013

@FrauSchmitt -I’m so pleased the post brought some colourful ideas your way. Like you say, just what a grey day like today calls for! x

Anya

20 / 20 / 2013

Cool stuff from BHS – how fab. Will have to go and have a look when I’m over next – which is soon YAY.
happy Wednesday Will,
Ax

Igor

20 / 20 / 2013

I’ll take the colourful chairs, please!

samantha

20 / 20 / 2013

I was just in BHS the other day and thought to myself that I really should visit more often, sometimes i think because its an oldie on the high street, it gets a little forgotten, but its well worth a visit. Thanks for sharing them with us.

Cyndi

20 / 20 / 2013

I love that armchair. Wouldn’t it look great with a fun pouf (I’m really short, so I’m always looking for ways to prop my feet up while sitting in a chair).

mum of all trades

20 / 20 / 2013

I think it would be the bold colour blocks for me, they would work perfectly in my main living space.

jane

20 / 20 / 2013

hey mr w-
these are perfect for the grey days we are having!
hope your days are filled with just as much color!
warm hugs darlin!

Marjorie

20 / 20 / 2013

What I would give to color my dorm room with such fabulous and fresh colors! Love it!

susan

21 / 21 / 2013

well if this doesn’t cheer someone up I don’t know what will!

Hege

22 / 22 / 2013

You really surprised me when you said BHS! Wow! I’ve always liked them, but now I love them! FAB! Hope you’ll come by to look at my kitchen changes. Have a nice weekend! hx