Biophilia – also known as the innate affinity of humans with the natural world – does rule in the interior. But it’s not just a trend; it’s a conviction.

Over the years we’ve flirted with minimalism, dallied with geometrics, and introduced the ethnic into our homes, but really it’s the rhythms of nature that should be our backdrop. And that’s the only rule. Here are some up-to-date examples.

Tectona Root 150cm Leaf Coffee Table, special price £1199, TR Hayes;

Darwin Flora Blue Decor porcelain, from £40.80 per m2, Mandarin Stone;

Little Yellow Birds canvas by Ben Lowe, £395, Loaf;

Petworth sofa, £2,360, Sofas and Stuff;

Matrix Palm Green Rug, £215, TR Hayes;