Smeg retro fridges take us back in time so beautifully, but it's the dishwashers that we've got our eye on this year. We adore the pastel blue range on display at the Ideal Home Show - the dishwasher, with its chunky handle and with the all-important Smeg logo, is freestanding and takes up to 13 place settings.
Smeg DF6FABAZ1 dishwasher, around £749
This is a traditional two-seater Chesterfield but the subtle, distressed look of the leather is what makes it just that little bit different. Handcrafted in sumptuously soft leather, this fabulous style statement is proof that 'distressed' is still in vogue.
2 seater Embassy Chesterfield (175 x 100 x 80cm), £2,445, Raft Furniture
Outspoken features are all the rage at this year's Ideal Home Show - and this gorgeous glistening butterfly print is a perfect example. The pastel and plum-coloured butterfly wings create an eye-catching, shimmering effect that will look stunning on any wall.
Plum Butterflies wall art, £25, Wallpaper Direct
Lighting is fun this year, with all kinds of adventurous coloured pendants. These stunning acrylic pendant lights are available in two sizes and a generous range of vibrant colours that will fit any contemporary design scheme. They use oversized, spherical energy-saving bulbs, which emit a warm, soft glow.
Kolor pendant shades, from £60 (without bulbs or fixtures), Chest of Drawers
This year rustic kitchen looks are holding their own against modern minimalist ones. And with kitchen storage as beautiful as this beautiful country-style sideboard, we can see why. Available in either a dark statement grey, or light, smoky hue, it has a stylish solid oak worktop and chrome handles.
Windsor 2 door sideboard, £799, Bramblecrest
The retro trend is extending to all kind of homes accessories. And the more authentically retro, the better! This 50s-inspired multi-dial wall clock hits the mark.
Multi-Dial Wall Clock in black frame, £95, Decorexi
A dramatic one-off patchwork piece is the perfect way to make a fun statement in a living room. And off-set against neutral backgrounds, patchwork is stunning. This beautiful arm chair was one of the stars at the Ideal Home Show this year.
Patchwork armchair, £1175, Garretts Fine Furnishings
Metallics are still on-trend. We were very taken with this gorgeous contemporary gold-coloured mirror, that will add glamour to a plain bathroom.
Round 'Golden Balls' mirror, £95, Decorexi
Cow hide is still in evidence this year at the Ideal Home Show, and looks set to stay trendy for some time - cropping up on all kinds of homes accessories.
Hairy leather pouffe, £195, GrupoJK
Bedrooms may be turning from flounch to practical this year. This solid iron bed in ivory is elegant without leaning too heavily towards the romantic edge of vintage.
Charlotte high end double iron bed, from £789, Nights in Iron