Armchairs and wallpapers that will work in any room

Charlie Porter selects armchairs and wallpapers that will work in any room

Sarah Hogan

ARMCHAIRS clockwise from top left:

  • Oak 'The Spoonbill Chair', 91 x 70.5 x 75.5cm, £3,200 excluding fabric; covered in 'Paw Print' (raspberry), linen, £90 a metre; both from .
  • American black walnut and polished brass 'Rondure Armchair', covered in 'Mohair' (sky blue), 84 x 87 x 83.5cm, £4,509 as seen, from .
  • Oak 'The Slider', 74 x 71 x 90cm, £1,995 excluding fabric, from Studio Atkinson; covered in 'Saturnia' (flamingo), linen, £126 a metre, from .
  • Vintage cotton and beech 'Bulldog', 88 x 91 x 102cm, £6,132 as seen, from .

WALLPAPERS clockwise from left 

  • 'Jaspe' (salmon), £65 a 10-metre roll, from . 
  • 'Adam's Eden' (mother of pearl), by Adam Calkin, 132cm wide, £63.30 a metre, from . 
  • 'Marguerite' (les rêves), by Nina Campbell, £65 a 10-metre roll, from . 'Wide Stripe' (orange), £55 a 10-metre roll, from .
Sarah Hogan

ARMCHAIRS clockwise from top left

  • Mahogany, brass and hand-dyed antique linen 'HC2', 87 x 68cm square, £5,760, from Humphrey Carrasco.
  • Beech 'Bloomsbury Library Chair', covered in 'Ticking Stripe', cotton, 86 x 56 x 59cm, £1,450 as seen, from Pentreath & Hall.
  • Walnut 'Pendel Armchair', covered in  'Sunniva 2' (192), by Kvadrat, cotton, 102 x 73 x 70cm, £2,651 as seen, from Pinch.
  • Beech 'Aragon Chair', covered in 'Animal Print' (ink), cotton, by Ian Archer, 99 x 90 x 88cm, £875 as seen, from Arlo & Jacob.
  • Hardwood 'Bertie Library Chair', covered in 'Larkin' (turquoise), velvet, 108 x 75 x 74cm, £3,789 as seen, from William Yeoward. 

WALLPAPERS from left:

  • 'Snow Tree' (blue), £62 a 10-metre roll, from Colefax and Fowler.
  • 'Porto' (cobalt), by Kate Blee, 114cm wide, £90 a metre, from Christopher Farr Cloth. 'Grille' (dove), £95 a 10-metre roll, from Robert Kime.
  • 'Indienne' (quince), 136cm wide, £63.60 a metre, from Lewis & Wood.
Sarah Hogan

ARMCHAIRS clockwise from top left

  • Ash 'The Descartes', covered in 'Ash', wool, 84 x 73 x 79cm, £1,090 as seen, from
  • Painted oak 'Sophia Armchair', covered in 'Hugo' (mustard), linen, 103.5 x 71 x 68cm, £620 as seen, from Neptune.
  • Steel 'Utrecht', covered in 'Charlot' (grey), wool, 70 x 64 x 85cm, £2,640 as seen, from Cassina.
  • Teak and linen 'Mina Printed Armchair', 74 x 55 x 58cm, £495, from Graham & Green. Iron 'Lorna', covered in 'Houndstooth Check', linen/wool, 100 x 58 x 95cm, €1,443 as seen, from Caravane.

WALLPAPER from left

  • 'Canopy' (saphir), by Christian Lacroix, £83 a 10-metre roll, from Designers Guild.  'Spatter Dash' (midnight/smoke);
  • 'Mirage Stripe' (midnight); both by Peter Fasano, £210 a 4.57-metre roll, from Tissus d'Hélène. 

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