A touch of copper

Update your interior with some slick copper hardware.

Poised as the metal of the moment, copper is certainly hitting its stride in the home. The stylish metallic accent delivers a touch of high society without the garishness, adding rich depth with touches of the traditionally tawny hue through to rose gold. For those wanting to achieve a modern take on things, opt for slick and polished varieties. Alternatively, mix it up with a more subtle touch of metallic patina that will bring timeless character to your interior.

We round up some of our favourite copper pieces du jour, clockwise from top left:

1. Tom Dixon Pylon Coffee Table
Inspired by bridges, towers and space frames, the Pylon coffee table features a hand-welded, copper-plated steel rod base with smoked glass top. Available from ECC.

2. Copper Fairy Lights
Perfect for achieving a romantic and cosy atmosphere, these fine fairy lights look great coiled around the mantlepiece providing low-lit, living room ambience. Available from Father Rabbit.

3. David Moreland Pendant
A modern light piece that makes a welcome point of difference, the Pendant 45 comes either polished or powder coated. Available from Simon James Design.

4. Hay candleholder
This quirky adornment takes its inspiration from the candleholders of yesteryear with one steel rod that cleverly overlaps to achieve its form. Available from Cult.

5. Knoll Skeleton chair
From African designer David Adjaye for Knoll, this sculptural chair makes a standout contemporary copper statement. Available from Bromhead Design.

6. Cyprum Tapware by Dornbracht
Rose Gold needn’t be reserved for the living space. The high gloss finish Cyprum is available for kitchen and bathroom tapware. Available from Metrix.

7. Merchant Archive Candle
Imprinted with an enlarged version of the label’s emblem, these potted candles deliver on the aesthetic and olfactory. Available from Simon James Concept Store.

8. Minimalux U Candleholder
A winner in simplicity, this impressive table-piece puts copper in the spotlight.  Available from Simon James Concept Store.


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