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2012 Trends: Bold Colour & '70s Upholstery

Infuse a living room with colour and texture.

Large swathes of solid hues are key to this new bold look. Go bigger than throw pillows and accessories to add dramatic punch; a colour-saturated rug or wall anchors a room, or as shown here, two bold lilac chairs make a serious statement in an otherwise-neutral space. Plus, the latest upholstered pieces are dressed in fabric from top to bottom. Sleek, fully covered seating proves that everything old is hip again.

For more 2012 trends, see our photo gallery, plus watch Lynda and Suzanne reveal their favourites.

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