Candles are not just for winter time; they are also magical throughout the summer months. They add atmosphere and warmth to a room or terrace, making the area inviting. Candles are a delight to both the eyes and the nose, coming in an array of different sizes and colours as well as scents.

 

1

This large bamboo lantern by Muubs is perfect for indoors or outdoors and has
a handy carrying holder. When lit, the shapes of light that filter through the
weaved bamboo emit an interesting glow, creating a cosy atmosphere. Available
at Bo Concept Plus Store in Mijas: www.boconcept.es

 

2

With a sharp sense of contemporary, functional style, Mogens Lassen designed
the iconic Kubus candleholder solely for his family and close architect colleagues.
The Kubus is still crafted in Denmark, and among architects and design
connoisseurs it has achieved the status of a modern international design icon…
www.bylassen.com. Available at the BoConcept Plus Store in Mijas.

 

3

Beautiful pastel-coloured glass cups for inserting tea lights emit a soft, warm
light and look very summery. Available at Habitat in La Cañada: www.habitat.eu

 

4

Large lanterns for candles look elegant outside at night, especially beside a
pool. Available at www.affari.nu

 

5

The Paisley collection was inspired by a collection of antique Indian
textiles. This delightful range features a luminescent print on a softly aged
background and comes in hot pink on a tea stain background and also
turquoise on old grey. Available at www.barnebygates.com

 

6

The Karakorum Mural collection designed by Carlos Buendía for
Spanish company, Tres Tintas, depicts coloured horses that were used
to traverse hostile lands and represent the coming together of different
cultures, while the intense colours illustrate the strength of the sacred
and majestic mountains and their ancient inhabitants who lived deep
inland between India, China and Pakistan. Available at Gancedo in Marbella
(www.gancedo.com)

 

7

The Iceflor collection by Inkiostrobianco is a vinyl wallpaper with
a backing made of two layers. A print on the top layer and a non-woven
fabric underneath give dimension and durability. Available at Udesign on
Ctra de Ronda, San Pedro de Alcántara: www.udesign.es