21 Nov 2017Last updated

Design Insights

Transform your home into a rainforest with these fabulous wallpapers and fabrics

Refresh your interiors with the latest trend of lush greens and jungle-inspired patterns

Robin Collingwood
Added 13:07 | July 16, 2017
  • Singita wallpaper by Cole and Son, Dh1,290 per roll.

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  • Jungle Lounge wallpaper by Mr Perswall at D-Tales, Dh216 per square metre.

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  • Amazilia fabrics by harlequin, from Dh350 per metre.

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  • Palm wallpaper by Eijffinger, Dh100 per roll.

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  • Bamboo wallpaper by Osborne & Little, Dh300 per roll.

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  • Groussay Vert wallpaper by Christian Lacroix at Maison d'Art, Dh605 per roll.

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  • Jungle Leaves wallpaper by Mr Perswall at D-Tales, Dh216 per square metre.

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  • Anthozoa fabrics by Harlequin, from Dh250 per metre.

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  • Evergreen Highway wallpaper by Mr Perswall at D-Tales, Dh216 per square metre.

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  • Ibiza fabrics by Manuel Canovas from Dh428.46 per metre.

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How to get the look:

Scroll through our gallery of top picks to steal this style and check out our tips on how to use these bold patterns in your home...

Seeing green. This lush shade evokes a sense of the great outdoors and as such promotes a feeling of rejuvenation and taking a deep breath. By decorating with green, you will create a sense of new beginnings and revitalise your space.

Bring the outside in. By creating a ‘garden’ room indoors with patterns inspired by flowers and foliage, you create your own oasis. Add potted ferns and orchids to enhance the look and feeling of calm.

Have fun. This ‘escapism’ trend is set to be big globally as we crave a respite from the stresses of modern life, so give in to its playfulness and go a little crazy with the accessories. Feather cushions? Yes please. Jungle upholstery? That’s great. Flamingo lampbase, why not?

Alternative style. Tone the look down with a more subtle approach. Choose a palm wallpaper as the main focus then use plenty of white, bamboo blinds and rattan furniture to give the room a more understated colonial look. 

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Robin Collingwood

Robin Collingwood