Why Safari-Inspired Home Design Is Trending Right Now

Why Safari-Inspired Home Design Is Trending Right Now

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It’s often touted as the trip of a lifetime—a safari spent traversing across the plains of Africa, gazing upon magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, and sleeping among said animals in traditional canvas tents that are as handsomely outfitted as the Land Cruisers that carry one during the day. This summer, we’re dreaming of an adventure of this sort that is like no other, but until our own African moment comes along, we’re creating our own safari-inspired getaway thanks to these 10 transporting designs. Here’s how to pull off safari-inspired home design in your own space.

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Safari Buckled Occasional Chair

The silhouette takes its cues from the utilitarian nature of folding camp chairs, but the bronzed frame and natural leather (on the feet caps as well!) take this armchair to an elegant place.


Gardeners of Eden Photograph

The iconic Peter Beard’s Gardeners of Eden photograph – which was originally shot in 1984 – captures his love affair with the wildlife of Africa.

Carved details and a distinct wood grain pattern make this handsome side table the tailored addition every library and sitting room is yearning for.

Thibaut Design

A textured wall covering immediately transports a room into a different aesthetic—something more natural, organic, and of our natural surroundings.


Safari Style: Exceptional African Camps and Lodges

Melissa Biggs Bradley’s latest book delves into Africa’s latest eco-conscious camps and lodges in seven different countries across the continent. You’ll love this book’s spectacular photographs that will totally capture your imagination.


Marseille Sofa 2pl With Right Table

Alfonso Marina

The perfect sofa for an afternoon of lazy lounging features a side table for depositing your drink, reading materials, and a potted plant or two.


After a long day on the plains, a sophisticated chaise lounger trimmed in orange piping is a chic place to rest.


Leaping Cheetah Wallpaper


Celebrating one of the wild’s most captivating animals, this cheetah wallpaper will bring movement and imagination to any space.


Zephyr and Agave Dessert Plates

Marie Daâge

Hand-painted dessert plates mimic the natural cadence of the African landscape with their changing hues of sand and soft brush strokes.

de Le Cuona

This silk jacquard’s small feather-like pattern makes us think of the grasses of the African landscape swaying in the hot breeze.

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