I love a bit of button detailing. From the formality of the Chesterfield Sofa , a design classic and, apparently, a symbol of middle class aspiration, to the luxury of a velvet headboard in a bedroom, buttons add detail and interest to the plainest of spaces. Just look at that gorgeous sofa above in stylist Hilary Robertson’s Home . Here are some more button details for you…
In this hotel room, the headboard reaches almost to the ceiling which adds a real sense of luxury to the space. Buttons are everywhere this season but at the same time they are a real classic. It’s about how you use them. Look at this wallpaper from one of my favourite designers Young and Battaglia. It looks so real you just want to touch it don’t you?
Bath button footstool from Graham & Green.
Harper Alto, a moden interpretation of a wing back chair from Designers Guild
Or what about this fabulous refurbished 1940s chair from Hickey and Dobson. This one has been reupholstered in Designers Guild velvet.
This button stool from Adam Xander is a great way to incorporate the style.
One detail it’s worth considering if you are needing to reupholster a piece of furniture that you already own that has button detailing is to choose a contrasting colour for the buttons. This looks really modern and will contrast brilliantly with what is probably a traditional shape and design.
Click here for information on how to replace or change buttons on upholstered furniture.
These button detail cushions from Nordic House are not only fashionably monochrome but have a small button detail too. It’s a more affordable to way to incorporate a trend into your scheme without breaking the bank.
If you just want to reference a trend then these hooks are a great way to nod to a current style without feeling that you have to invest a lot of money. These are from Skandivis and there are three sizes to choose from.
So there you have it – buttons. Is this a trend you’ll be bringing into your home?