Table Top: Kitty McCall
Catherine Nice is the founder of graphic print design brand Kitty McCall. Her beautiful, bright and original prints play with colour, overlaid pattern and shape. Catherine lives and works in Folkestone and is part of the Creative Foundation’s community of artists in the area. Catherine has invited us into her colourful home to get a glimpse of her coffee table, which is piled high with clashing prints, design books, beautiful blooms and her favourite teacup.
You’ll always find an array of pattern books on Catherine’s table, which she uses for new inspiration and ideas. Pictured here is The Pattern Sourcebook by Drusilla Cole, which provides a history of surface patterns and designs over the past 100 years.
The table itself is one of Kitty McCall’s pouffes upholstered in her vibrant Utopia fabric. An eclectic mix of palm leaves, flowers and tigers; this landscape print certainly makes a focal point in the living room.
Fresh flowers always brighten my day, so it’s important to have a bunch on my coffee table to enjoy whenever I get a moments peace to relish a cuppa in my favourite Rym teacup – it’s the perfect size for me. This is the ‘Tu es la vague’, which is House of Rym’s signature pattern. It looks fantastic resting on these geometric coasters. You can purchase Catherine’s favourite teacup here.
Catherine loves ceramics. The tall lime-green and blue speckled vase was a gift from a friend and the smaller red and clashing teal vase, Catherine painted herself. These bright and mismatched prints look superb layered on this black and white tray.
The coffee table is where a lot of my free time is spent, so I love to fill it with things I love. The laptop and phone are banished to the studio; I love nothing more than having the time to look through new and old pattern books.
Take a look at our stunning, limited-edition Emilia cocktail chair upholstered in Kitty McCall’s bestselling Canary print.