Gone troppo: Island inspired decor


Add an island holiday vibe to your interior space with bright colours and tropical-inspired pieces


Vases - Lime Green

The simple contrast of lime green with natural timber makes for a stunning combination in these modern SATARA vases. Brighten your day by popping in a few flowers, or use these large vessels as canisters. RRP $330.

Brita Sweden Rug - Purple

Like brightly-coloured fish scales, the purple and white pattern of this reversible plastic rug will add vibrancy and texture to your home. Produced according to Swedish weaving traditions and designed to last, this indoor/outdoor rug contains no heavy metals or toxic softeners and can be machine washed. RRP $595.

hand crafted tropical style lamp  retro_print_rocket_lamp

The epitome of tropicana-cool, these locally handcrafted flamingo fuchsia rocket lamps are made by RETRO PRINT REVIVAL from oiled and waxed blackwood. Each lamp and shade is unique, 100 per cent Australian-made and -designed with up-cycling in mind. Available in lots of feathered, fruity and colourful patterns and creations. RRP from $540.

Amalfi Miami Chair

This stylish AMALFI chair with its classic woven design will transport you straight to tropical paradise. RRP $229.95.

Azure Stripe Salad Servers

Serve up a sultry summer salad with these fabulous bamboo salad servers. Available from ESCAPE TO PARADISE, the bamboo collection supports an eco-friendly philosophy. RRP $29.95.

Calypso Wire Stool Lemon

The lemon-yellow Calypso wire stool from MILK & SUGAR is a versatile addition to your home. Use it to add a burst of colour inside your home, or perch on it poolside with a cool drink in hand. RRP &109.95.

ClintonFreidman frond cushion ClintonFreidman banana leaf cushion

One of the easiest ways to transform your surroundings into a lush abode is with a cushion or two. These leafy creations by Clinton Friedman, available at THE DESIGN HUNTER, are suitable for indoors or out. RRP $135.

Bamboo Small Bowls

We love these beautiful matt-finish bamboo bowls from THE DHARMA DOOR. They’re made using sustainable bamboo and traditional techniques, plus they come in the perfect shade of turquoise-water blue. RRP $18 each.

Pineapple Love Canvas

Refreshing, vibrant and simple: add this pineapple canvas from Wallstudio to your home for an instant dash of fruity fun. RRP $89.

Pretzel Cane Armchair Turquoise

You can relax, island-style, in this cane beauty with the knowledge that rattan (cane) is a renewable resource. Available from ECO CHIC in a range of colours and the option to cover in whichever fabric you like. RRP $1085.

Wired Lace Bowl

Handmade in South Africa, the wired lace bowl from SAFARI FUSION is delightfully bright and made from thin telephone wire woven tightly together. RRP $145.


Edited by Emma Wheaton

Originally from Home Design Magazine Volume 17 Issue 1