Trending . . . Bold comfort


Strong colour is this year’s big trend, both indoors and out. It’s still a bit early for spending much time outdoors, but in the meantime, a pop of warm colour is just the thing to get in the summer frame of mind.

Blooma Moretta is a cool and colourful collection of vintage-styled sofas, chairs and rockers, in magenta pink and lime green. Made of rope, the range is comfortable, affordable and can be used indoors or outside and is now available at BQ ( in Liffey Valley (01-6299499) and Swords (01-8708599). A two-seat sofa costs €131, the chairs are €79.95 each and the rocker is €92.