Interiors: First Look at DFS Capsule in London

June 21, 2017

Daily Digest, Interiors

Interiors: First Look at DFS Capsule in London

 

What happens when you’re drooling over a furniture collection before you ever see it in ‘person’, thumbing through the online photos and fantasising about having IT ALL in your house? This is exactly what happened when DFS invited me to London to check out their new DFS capsule collection.


London

The setting for it was the coolest of spaces called The Skinny House, in Greek St, London, with whitewashed walls which showed off DFS capsule with aplomb.

skinny house

 

gay couch

DFS Capsule

An accent chair in a bright colour, a footstool with hidden storage, a velvet sofa, an armchair for that reading corner you’d love to create, a tub chair that’ll always be a talking point – it’s all in the DFS Capsule collection. You get to choose your own fabric, feet (wooden or metallic), shape and finishing touch.

wing back arm chair

Next up we met designer (each piece is handmade in the UK) who was at pains to tell me how child friendly and washable the fabrics were.

yellow armchair

velvet chair

I am obsessed with all things velvet so this velvet couch in charcoal is simply stunning.  The lamps, rugs and marble table are by Dwell, owned by DFS.

velvet couch

 

grey couch

Following that, I got to do a cushion print workshop with the textile designer Victoria Knew and the other delightful bloggers who attended. I ‘created’ a chevron print in grey velvet and white (cant’ wait to show it here when it arrives) over afternoon tea before heading back to Dublin.

arts and crafts

 

making cushions

How I wish I could live in the Skinny House with all of this gorgeous furniture.

pink velvet chair

What I wore: Jacket: Maje, Dress: River Island, Boots; Isabel Marant Etoile

Check out DFS online or in DFS  in Ireland (Carrickmines. Limerick, Cork or DFS Blanchardstown).

 

This post is in collaboration with DFS but as always the opinions are my own.

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