There's a pattern here: How to embrace the bold graphic look

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1. Fox lampshade, £62.50, www.ariashop.co.uk

This fantastic fox lampshade really comes alive at night, when the design is silhouetted against the light. But even in the daytime it will add a touch of whimsical charm to your décor

2. Orla Kiely mugs, £7.50, www.colloco.co.uk

The Irish designer's signature retro patterns make these bone-china mugs too good to hide away in a cupboard. Your tea might not taste any better, but it will certainly look fabulous

3. Children's blankets, £29 each, by Petit Pan, for Bobo Kids, 020 7838 1020

If any room in the house should be bursting with colour, it's a child's bedroom. These bright-patterned blankets are a good start

4. Klippan sofa, £135, www.ikea.com

Make a statement by going bold with larger pieces. This two-seater combines an abstract print with graphic floral to striking effect. And it's a bargain to boot

5. Mini Unikko tray, £18, www.marimekko.com

Finnish design company Marimekko has been supplying the world with beautiful bright fabrics since the 1950s. The iconic poppy print decorating this tray will add a cheery splash of colour to your kitchen.

6. Alphabet cushion, £36, by Sukie, www.scp.co.uk

Brighten up a plain sofa and brush up on your ABC at the same time with this bold, typographical-print cotton cushion.

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