The house of plusher: Touch a neo-gothic nerve with these thrilling pieces


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1. Gothic Chair

Moooi, £249. Gothic need not mean gloomy with this moulded plastic chair, available in a kaleidoscope of colours.0844 879 4258,

2. A Murder of Crows print

Woop Studios, from £79. There's a Hitchcockian chill to this birdy artwork. 01371 850 896,

3. Inferno bed, £800 for double; £810 for kingsize; £870 for super kingsize. The baroque bed is available in a range of fabrics, but this sloe velvet upholstery especially fires our imagination. 0845 400 2222,

4. Woodland mirror

Hunkydory Home, £85. Venture out among the animals with this enchanting black acrylic design. 0191 645 4004,

5. Maleficent wallpaper

Barbara Hulanicki for Graham & Brown, £85 a roll. The Biba legend's appropriation of the Sleeping Beauty villainess is frighteningly seductive. 0800 328 8452,

6. Wild card table lampshade

House of Hackney, £195 for shade; £395 for complete lamp. Channel a macabre Victoriana vibe with this tasselled leopard-print lampshade. 020 7241 0928,