Basil Brush red, lean luxe, sponge finger seats and lashings of texture — here are the hottest design trends on the high street this autumn. By Katrina Burroughs The retailers that furnish the nation’s homes, from the superstores to the smaller chains, have unveiled their autumn offerings, and interiors departments are packed with tempting new products. The collections may be upbeat and enticing, but market conditions are somewhat chillier. It hasn’t been a good year on the high street. Debenhams went into administration, following in the footsteps of House of Fraser — both are hanging on after rescue deals. Marks & Spencer’s profits are in decline. John Lewis & Partners has reported an unprecedented half-year loss and announced a radical restructuring. So, if you value your high street, think of this winter season like Strictly and consider every pound spent with your favourite retailer as a vote to keep them in the competition. Surely… Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access. Lounge Seating, Office Chairs, Side Chairs, Stacking Chairs, Training Chairs – SitZone,