Elle Decoration June 2017

When I first started taking this research project seriously – and with it a strong belief that houseplants were due a comeback, it was hard to find any evidence in interior magazines.  You can easily count on two hands the number of houseplants in Homes and Garden from March 2015.

So, isn’t it great that we might just be riding the crest of the wave with this month’s edition of Elle Decoration, with it’s lead ‘The Power of Plants’.  So many beautiful plants (almost one on every page) and so many fantastic plant inspired textiles, wallpapers and artworks, not to mention stunning stands and pots.  Here are two that went straight on my wishlist:


Let’s hope this latest celebration of houseplants outlasts many of today’s other trends.  Fidget spinner anyone?!