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Bananas for Bananas


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Together with the rattan chair and the grass plant these pop art bananas from Urban Outfitters bring summer into the room. Make the print extra poppy by choosing a simple, thick black frame.

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Imagine this office corner without the banana print. A bit stark, no? The banana really brightens up the space. As the computer screens already create black surfaces, it’s a good idea to use white frames for the prints to keep the room light.

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Colourful interiors are on the rise. This pic shows how it can be done: create a gallery wall with graphic prints in black frames and let a piece of banana art make the ensemble extra cheerful. The only other thing you need is a brightly coloured cabinet, like this one from Ikea.


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Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel of Studio Job are two of the most intriguing designers of today. Their striking banana lamp, which they’ve created for an exhibition at Belgium’s Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery in 2015, was one of the winners at the Salone del Mobile 2016.


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You don’t need to be literal, there are other ways to enjoy the banana trend. Opt for a big banana yellow print or put the word out with a fun lightbox, like this one by Bxxlght.

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This is the whole shebang! The bathroom of none other than designer Tommy Hilfiger has fantastic banana wallpaper. Guaranteed to bring a smile to your face several times a day.


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A neon piece can completely transform the atmosphere of a room, from tame to really fun. Especially if you add a few colourful pieces of furniture and retro ad prints. This banana can be ordered at Electric Confetti.

Scandinavian interiors are still hip, but you might be a bit bored by them. Do. Not. Panic. Clean, white interiors can be updated in a jiffy with a fun piece of banana art. Use a big, black frame to create contrast.

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Images by: etsy.com, urbanoutfitters.com, ikea.se, gewoonstijl.nl, bxxlght.com, dezeen.com, curioos.com, electricconfetti.com, hookedonhouses.net