Pink Animal Print / Kelly Wearstler Interior Design / Teal Zebra Print Pillow Cover

From the well-known leopard print, to the less likely giraffe print (and everything in between), animal print is one of those trends that never really goes away.

We’ve searched far and wide for the fiercest animal print inspirations in all sorts of different colours and iterations.

80’s Room by Iconic designer Ray Staples / Interior by Windsor / Green Animal Print
Leopard Arm Chairs / Aqua lamp & animal print sofa pillows, design by Tobi Fairley / Printed textile design by artist Lourdes Sanchez
Jungle Cat Art Print by Schatzibrown / Abstract Animal Print / Livingstone Fabric – Colefax Design Library

A little bit about the history in case you’re interested:

Animal prints have long been a popular style for many reasons. For one, they are generally expensive and considered rather exotic; hence they are a symbol of wealth and status. Throughout history, kings and other high people have used animal print rugs and such as a sign of status just as mounted animals are kept as trophies.

Sadie & Stella Monday Musings / Zebra Wallpaper / Leopard Scatter Cushion
Carlos Miele Spring Summer 2013 Ready-To-Wear Collection / Abstract Animal Print Scarf / Modern Animal Print Hand-Tufted Rug

While we’re on the topic, you really should watch and support, To Skin a Cat, which tells the story of leopard researcher, Tristan Dickerson, as he strives to develop a fake leopard fur in response to the illegal skin trade in South Africa. Not only must Dickerson design and manufacture the perfect fur, he must gain the support of the Shembe Church, a powerful, four million strong religious group the men of which wear leopard skins for ceremonial events.

Find out more here and watch it here.