home: trend [ Navajo ]

home: trend [ Navajo ]

Across the high street homeware stores, and online, there’s a huge amount of homewares inspired by Native American tribal patterns.

The colours are strong but not too bright and these homewares sit well in a predominantly neutral tone interior. Cream or white walls and floors, lots of natural wood and then texture and pattern from all the gorgeous rugs, throws and wall hangings. It’s a truly ‘traveller’ and earthy trend that creates warm, timeless style and feel to a room, and can be added to with trinkets and paraphernalia from travels.

Picture guide;

Top row

Cushion : Scandinavian Design Centre £43 / Wall Hanging : Graham & Green £95 / Blanket : MatchesFashion £320

Middle row

Rug : JDWilliams from £39 / Rug : The Rug Seller from £119.00 / Blanket : MatchesFashion £320

Bottom row

Chair : LittleWoods £699.00 / Throw : Ebay from £17.99 / Basket : JSLoves £19.99

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home: favourite thing [ Anthropologie ]

home: favourite thing [ Anthropologie ]

Moroccan, Bohemian and Atzec pattern in design is still big in homeware, bringing a layed back and relaxed feeling to a room. We have found this flat – woven arrow print rug which we love, and will bring interest and appeal to a living room or bedroom floor.

Anthropologie.com [ from £48 ]

home: nice price [ Aztec pouffe ] 

home: nice price [ Aztec pouffe ] 

Perfectly suiting the trends big this season, this large Aztec design pouffe from TKMaxx is a great affordable addition to a lounge. Perfect as a footstool or extra seating and would translate perfectly into being used in the garden when the weather warms up. 

This large pouffe is just £79.99 with a cotton exterior and polyester inner. 

home: trend [ clay ]

home: trend [ clay ]

Often fashion trends will give inspiration to other products, particularly homeware. This season heading into 2017 sees the rich tone of potters clay, alongside other similar shades like cinnamon and chilli powder with accents of copper to compliment, creating a warm calming space.

Use these earthy colours on a painted feature wall and accessorize with lighter soft furnishings in cream or white. Alternatively keep the walls light and opt for a tanned leather sofa and some key wooden furniture. Bring print into a room with cushions and rugs, with this colour lending itself well to a Maroccon or Aztec inspired room, you can have fun with pattern and fabrics.

Additional colours to consider to sit alongside clay are dark teal and cream.

Guide:

1. Rug – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £119 ]

2. Dining chair – anthropologie.com [ £98 ]

3. Sofa – ikea.com [ £1400 ]

4. Shoe rack – made.com [ £99 ]

5. Table – futureandfound.com [ £80 ]

6. Plant pot – ikea.com [ £3 ]

7. Table lamp – westelm.co.uk [ £79 ]

8. Rug – habitat.co.uk [ £55 ]

home: trend [ native ]

home: trend [ native ]

A new trend appearing for AW 16/17 is Native; a mix of craft, nomadic influences and natural tones alongside strong pattern and print on soft furnishings and furniture. Patterns to look out for a zig zag, arrows and contemporary Aztec. 

Colour plays a big role with statement rugs and throw bringing a room to life. Perhaps look at macrame wall hanging to bring texture and interest to a space, mixing it alongside prints and artwork to create a feature wall.

Inspiration for this trend also comes from animals and Native American illustrations looking to the past but with a modern twist and construction, antlers and sheep skulls work brilliantly. This trend is about creating a cosy and homely feel to a room. Warmth comes from heavy knitted & fur throws, vibrant printed rugs and cushions and if you are feeling brave go for a statement armchair or sofa in a strong pattern. All these elements bring the look together, even in an already white or nuetral room. 

The slightly rustic feel continues with hand crafted pieces in lighting, with illustrated furniture a key look. Solid units softened with pattern and colour in panels really help bring this look together. Pick and choose how far you want to go with the native trend, small details can go a long way so no need to over clutter. 

Guide:

1.Light – grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £165 ]

2. Rug – habitat.co.uk [ £96 ]

3. Cushion cover – hm.com [ £7.99 ]

4. Teepee – mollymeg.com [ £129 ]

5. Arrow handle – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £6.50 ]

6. Media unit – swooneditions.com [ £269 ]

7. Dream catcher – miafleur.com [ £26.95 ]

8. Wallpaper – fermliving.com [ £65 ]

9. Throw – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £160 ]

home: favourite thing [ arm chair ] 

home: favourite thing [ arm chair ] 

How to bring colour into a room and embrace the Nomad trend with this amazing colourful patterned Cotton Dhurrie Nomad Armchair from Hutsly

The wool and cotton mix fabric in this great design sits on the classic deep seated chair with perfectly suited midcentury style tapered legs. 

Invest in colour for £589.00