When people talk about ‘less is more’ they’re probably not suggesting you sell all your prized possessions and live in an empty white box. It’s a phrase that was first used in design by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and he explained it as having ‘the greatest effect with the least means’.
For me, a bedroom should feel relaxed and comfortable, a place in which you can unwind in the evening and wake in the morning feeling revived. What can make us feel these things is different for everyone.
For a long time velvet was not cool, usually reserved for those of a more mature age with traditional homes. Today I see it everywhere I look, it’s become the ubiquitous fabric of the season.