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Go For Gold

12/11/2010 17:59 | Updated 22 May 2015
There's no doubt about it - in the world of interiors, gold is having a moment. Used wisely, gold accessories, furniture, metallic gold paint and wallpapers can add sophisticated glamour to any space, injecting a warm accent without interfering with a room's existing colour palette. It's like jewellery for the home, so here are our top tips on how to start layering on the accessories...
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Go for gold

Simple, stunning and a real statement, this monster of a mirror will transform any room from average to opulent.

Gold Nugget mirror (92cm x 152cm), £750 from Heal's.

Go for gold

Gold can be bold and fabulous, but sometimes it's just as effective to keep it pale and interesting. This gorgeous French-style 2 door cupboard is finished in a slightly distressed gold patina. Instant chic. Make it yours for £695 from Graham and Green.

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Pairing gold accents with dark greys keeps the overall effect sophisticated and stops it becoming too much. There are hundreds of fantastic gold wallpapers out there at the moment, including this classic from Farrow & Ball. For something more geometric, try Squares in purple and gold at 95 Danish.

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Truly regal tableware – perfect for the upcoming festive season.

Odette cutlery set by Pied a Terre, £120, House of Fraser.

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Minimalist chic at its best. There's no danger of gold being considered too flashy here. Stunning.

Cattelan Italia Arena oval coffee table, £1307, A White Room.

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