Pillow Talk: 36 Quirky Cushions To Bring Some Joy To Your Sofa

From catchy fashion slogans to pretty prints, quirky cushions are having a moment. Here are 36 we love, sure to add some fun and personality to a tired sofa, bed or reading nook…

If you’re in the market for an interiors revamp but are looking for something non-committal and relatively cheap, bold, statement making cushions are a great option for some room reinvention. There are plenty to temp right now, from Bella Freud’s cult and instantly recognisable slogan designs to Christopher Kane’s ‘More Joy’ prints that will bring just that to a dull seating situation.

If your interiors style errs more on the traditional side, look for vintage-inspired prints from the likes of Liberty, Orla Kiely and Morris & Co, gorgeous against velvet sofas or to bring some colour to fresh bed lines.

And for something new that will get approval off those in the know, In Casa by Paboy is an interiors brand on everyone’s lips. The designer, Paboy Bojang started the brand after finding safety in Naples having come from a refugee camp, and his jewel-toned, ruffle-edged cushions have since been featured in Vogue and stocked in Selfridges. It’s a brand with heart, warmth and storytelling and that’s exactly what the products will bring to a space that needs a little pick up.


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Quirky cushions can work in a more traditional, chintzy space. We love In Casa by Paboy's ruffle-edged cushions in pink and green against this classic William Morris wallpaper, as seen in the home of Laura Hunter AKA No Feature Walls.

Be brave with print clashes like this Barlow & Barlow designed sunroom. By sticking to a consistent colour palette, you can break the rules with colour and texture.


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