How du jour is your decorative aesthetic? From the right white, to the most topical tropical plants, print schemes and table runner, score a point for every style cliche you’ve nailed this year.

Flower room designed by Salvesen Graham, painted in Mister David by Little Greene, from £27.50 for 1 litre © Simon Upton

1. Does your pantry pack a punch? It’s not pretty unless it’s luminous. Bonus points if you also have rustic curtains to drape the cupboards

A Rum Fellow Ribbon Pepenado fabric, £230 a metre

2. It’s all about the oversized fabric-covered headboard in the bedroom. Bonus points if you upholstered it yourself

The bathroom at House of Hackney in Shoreditch © Emma Harries

3. Your light fitting is a major room feature. Those in the know will have joined House of Hackney’s workshop on painting a ceiling rose

Farrow & Ball Red Earth dead flat paint, £31 for 750ml © James Merrell

4. You have floor-to-ceiling colour in at least three different rooms. Bonus points if the curtains match the paint

Lee Broom Fulcrum candlestick, from £270

5. If your candlesticks don’t recall something recovered from an archaeological dig, don’t even bother

Casa Alfarera Santo Domingo Pineapple planter, $750, and bowl, $230 © Victor Stonem/Art direction by Ysabela Molini

6. You’re cultivating a philodendron in your tropical solarium. Because banana plants are a little too obvious, don’t you think?

Kerakoll Fugabella grout colour 39 and decor paint in Rose Pink © Art direction by Studio Blanco. Set design and styling by Elisabetta Bongiorni/Image production by Terzo Piano Studio

7. You’ve reapplied your grouting to follow the colour scheme in your bathroom. Bonus points if you used Kerakoll Fugabella grout colour 39

Kurt Östervig rosewood and leather armchairs, about £3,530 for pair,

8. You’ve got your eye on mint-condition Kurt Östervig armchairs on Of course, you’ve got the rosewood coffee table to match

Miss Maggie’s Kitchen tablescape with Emare Atelier Sel de Mer table runner and La Soufflerie glassware © Christophe Roué

9. Who’s got time to read a menu any more? Your tablescape should offer a clear illustration as to your upcoming dinner plans

House of Grey x Bauwerk paint in Still, £30 for 1 litre

10. You’ve had the house redecorated in an eco-paint from House of Grey x Bauwerk. This year’s white is Still

MindTheGap Algerian Tale wallpaper, £219 per roll

11. You can count at least seven Algerian-inspired print patterns within any given area of your house

Dolce & Gabbana Casa porcelain Leo ashtray, £335, and scented candle, £275

12. You have a statement ashtray and you’re not afraid to use it. Bonus points if it’s decorated in an animalia print

Barlow & Barlow-designed powder room using Porcelain Superstore Marais Rose wall tiles, £47.88 per sq m © Jonathan Bond Photography

13. You dined at Spring restaurant once… And now your bathroom shimmers with pearly iridescence, too

The chess board in Alice Temperley’s library at her home in Somerset © Emli Bendixen

14. Your living room features a giant chess set because “you’re trying to limit the amount of screen time you have as a family”, naturally

Callicoon Hills hotel in New York state

15. You’ve embraced your curves around the living room. Nothing less than a curvilinear mirror, table and sofa will do

The living room of The Fabled Thread founder Eppie Thompson © @TomGPhoto

16. You’ve gone full Bloomsbury around the fireplace. Bonus points if you’ve acquired a pile of Duncan Grant-style portraits as well

Suzie McAdam Design project in Ranelagh with Marvic Textiles La Chasse wallpaper, £48.50 per roll © Ruth-Maria Murphy

17. Chuck out the chintz? You haven’t got enough of it until it’s on the ceiling as well

Thétis, 1959-1980, by Jacques Douchez, on show at LAMB Gallery © Angus Mill, courtesy of Lamb Gallery and PHFA

18. Your statement art has had an update. You’ve switched out the Tracey Emin neon for a Jacques Douchez tapestry

Dzek Marmoreal terrazzo tiles designed by Max Lamb, from £352 per sq m © Tim van de Velde

19. You’ve let terrazzo take over. Bonus points if you’ve gone for mega-speckles by Max Lamb

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