michelle halford

“I was immediately drawn to Kinship’s palette of deep red, brown and caramel tones. Together with cosy, neutral shades they create a warm, cocoon-like atmosphere perfect for a living room.

For the walls I used Dulux Tikitiki alongside Hildegard. My hero pieces, a Fritz Hansen Lune Sofa, pendant light, layered rugs and wall art, are inspired by Dulux Very Terracotta, Raccoon Tail and Fortrose.

I chose Dulux Glinks Gully as a neutral accent to carry through to other furniture selections. Embracing expressive folkloric elements I have chosen beautiful wood, woven and ceramic pieces to add texture and interest to the room.”

Michelle Halford


Michelle's Tips

  • The rich, earthy hues of the Kinship palette go hand in hand with texture. For furniture and soft furnishings, choose tactile finishes like velvet and wool.

  • Offset rich colours with a complimentary neutral to create warmth and cosiness.

  • Bring a fun, folkloric style to your space with patterns, embroidery, fringing and tassels.


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kinship create the look

1. African Buhero Grain Basket Extra Small, Indie Home Collective 2. Agate on Stand, Odematelier 3. Terracotta Clay Candle Holder, Odematelier 4. Community Weaving by Alchemy, Guild of Objects 5. Bloomy Armchair by Partricia Urquolia for Moroso, Matisse 6. Cassero Long Pot by Patricia Urquiola for Serralunga, Space Furniture 7. Cassero 60 Pot by Patricia Urquiola for Serralunga, Space Furniture 8. Monte #0370 rug, Pampa 9. For similar floor try Quick-Step Largo White Vintage Oak, Floorscape 10. Armadillo & Co Agra Knot Byzantine Rug, The Ivy House 11. Tobi-Ishi Coffee Table by Barber Osgerby for B&B Italia, Matisse 12. Suede Tray in Grey, The Minimalist 13. Loop Vase #3 (Smoke) by Nicolette Johnson, Guild of Objects 14. Morocco Cushion, Alex & Corban 15. Crochet Cushion in Natural, Indie Home Collective 16. Lune Sofa in Gingersnap by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen, Cult Design 17. ‘New Form 4’ artwork by Rikka Kantinkoski, The Poster Club 18. Anwar T 45 Pendant by Stephen Burks for Parachilna, ECC.

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