Everyone needs a little home decoration advice or tips every now and then, so we’ve tracked down an expert to give you some. You’re welcome.

Aamir Ahmad is the founder of furniture retailer Dwell, which opens new store in New Malden tomorrow (Saturday).

Here’s his advice...

If you are looking to update your living room area, why not opt for a dark sofa that can be easily accessorised with bright pops of colour, like the dwell Faro sofa. Mix mustard and muted grey patterned cushions to inject a bit of fun and contemporary style to your lounge.

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Dwell Faro three seater sofa grey, £999

Does your stylishly dark room need of a bit of life? Add a splash of colour and style with a brightly coloured chair, like this incline rocker chair in mustard, from dwell. The perfect addition to any corner that needs a bit of love, it’s ideal for relaxing with a book or a glass of wine.

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Incline rocker chair mustard, £249

Not sure how to store your books? A ladder shelf unit, like dwell’s Escala shelf, looks chic anywhere, so you can show off your fabulous collection stylishly.  

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Escala shelf in walnut, £149

Dwell’s store in New Malden is opens tomorrow (Saturday, September 5). Special flash sales and giveaways will be available over the opening weekend. Visit  facebook.com/ukdwell for more information.