Whether used in furniture or lighting, or in place of hardware, rope lends an informal touch and an element of surprise to any room. It’s particularly well suited to vacation homes, thanks to its lack of pretension and the way it captures the bucolic spirit of both forest and shore. It’s also great for adding contrast and texture to a more contemporary setting.

Cowshed Interiors have a great Coastal range with some unique ideas for decor.

Take a look at the new bowls. Put some fairy lights inside to create a real talking point.

July 13, 2014 — Lisa Wood