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Désirée, collection Shellon - design Setsu & Shinobu Ito

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arge windows overlooking the garden, several plants beside the “chilling area” and Bob’s your uncle: turn your veranda in the perfect summer-time living room. Replace the standard wicker furniture with sofas and armchairs in retro-inspired soft silhouettes, upholstered in pleated fabrics. What about the colour palette? Velvety and creamy, perfect to create necessary warmth, adding that chic touch that evokes the refined simplicity of the fifties and invites you to rest. The lamps found in an antique market provide the right light in the evening too, while the large round table hosts a geometric composition of trays: everything is ready to serve, at any time, snacks and pastries.

Style details

The pleated sofa.

With its high, pleated back, soft lines and delicate colours, this is the emblem of the chic living room. 

in the photo: Shellon sofa dy Désirée

Vintage lamps.

Try emptying attic and cellars or take a look at the antique markets: the original pieces of the fifties are now trendy.

The white carpet.

Who said that in summer the carpet is not used? Just choose a soft and butter-coloured pattern, in an iridescent yarn that illuminates the entire room.


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