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home: featured [ Made ]

A definite midcentury inspiration for much of ‘new in’ at Made.com with retro patterns, 50’s curves, mustards, oranges and rust tones.

Explore online or visit a showroom and start to create every aspect of the home.

This is affordable great design to allow interiors to be on trend but mix and match the pieces to create your own unique look.

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home: trend [ natural finishes ]

home: trend [ natural finishes ]

A big trend we are seeing this year and in particular this Summer, is natural finishes.

This stripped back look can be seen on tables, chairs, lighting & mirrors. Of course you probably don’t want to deck out your whole room in eveything pale wood, but just a few of these pieces will mix well together.

If you like a neutral colour pallete or earthy tones are your thing, this is where you can have the most fun. In a dining room a natural finished wooden dining table and chairs can look amazing against a dark green wall or black kitchen cabinets.

In a living room a wooden lampshade can be a lovely addition. The light is often softened and it will certainly be a focal point.

If you choose items that are also untreated then you have the option of painting them at a later date. There are so many great colour choices available.

Guide:

Top row:

lampshade / made.com [ £30 ], bench / ikea.com [ £40 ]

Middle row:

sideboard / habitat.co.uk [ £760 ], coffee table / laredoute.co.uk [ £259 ]

Bottom row:

mirror / maisonsdumonde.com [ £55 ], screen / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £400 ], dining chair / bykallevig.com [ £99 ]

home: trend [ washed linen ]

home: trend [ washed linen ]

Over the last few months we have noticed an increased selection of linen items online and in stores. Particularly bedding where every brand is offering a soft washed linen duvet set or cushion cover.

Linen gives a really soft feel against the skin and is easy to care for, with little worry about ironing – let it be creased!

Soft tones are always a winner, including pinks, greys and creams. Create a neutral pallete mixing tones and layers to give your bed the most welcoming feel.

Guide:

Top row: bed linen / laredoute.co.uk [ from £75 ], pillow case / loaf.com [ £40 ]

Middle row: pillow case / hm.com [ £12.99 ], cushion cover / zarahome.com [ £12.99 ]

Bottom row: pillow case / trouva.com [ £25 ], tablecloth / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £85 ], duvet cover set / hm.com [ £79.99 ]

home: trend [ blue ]

home: trend [ blue ]

This year we have already seen an array of gorgeous colour entering our homes including, pinks, peaches and greens. One that hasn’t had its moment… until now, is blue.

Often seen as a cold colour or one that is associated with seaside styled rooms, blue works really well as a background or accent colour to other shades, creating a modern welcoming space.

We are seeing blue homeware all over, including lighting, sofas & armchairs and furniture.

For a dark moody room go dark blue on the walls with furniture in woods and add metalic accents for a glam feel [ why not include some punchy pink to add interest ]. If your thing is lighter and brighter, electric & royal blue look great against a white background.

Whatever your preferred shade, get on board with blue and give it a go!

Guide:

Top row: armchair / westelm.co.uk [ £479 ], striped cushion / ikea.com [ £10 ], wall clock / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £58 ]

Middle row: sideboard / maisonsdumonde.com [ £324 ], sofa / made.com [ £899 ]

Bottom row: duvet cover / laredoute.co.uk [ from £100 ], side table / audenza.com [ £155 ], dining chair / insidestoreldn.com [ £210 ], paint / grahamandbrown.co.uk [ £38 ]

home: trend [ bronze highlights ]

home: trend [ bronze highlights ]

Metallics are still a strong trend for this year and bronze highlights are continuing to appear across stores in homeware products.

We’ve picked some favourites to add a little bronze highlight to your room – simple touches like picture frames, furniture legs, clocks and lights to use a small ways to have pops of metallics in a room.

Picture guide

Top row

Vase £16.95 Nkuku / Artwork £35.99 Wayfair / Wallpaper £65 Beut

Middle row

Coffee table £134 Perch & Parrow / Light £111.00 Laura Ashley / Clock €72.99 Trouva

Lower row

Sofa £1999.00 Swoon / Shelf bracket £13 Nordic Nest / Frame £100 Habitat

home: trend [ matt finishes ]

home:trend [ matt finishes ]

Over the last few years we have seen a lot of shiny surfaces, metalic accents and pattern on cabinets and tables. This season we seeing less shine and more matt finishes.

Solid colour on worktops, cabinets and table tops is coming through into stores and we will be seeing it everywhere. Strong colour choices are pink, black and green.

This look is very much influenced by Scandinavian design and creates a much more harmonious interior with solid shapes and strong silhouettes.

Guide:

Top row: coffee table / johnlewis.com [ £239 ], table lamp / oliverbonas.com [ £68 ], cabinet doors / ikea.com [ £35 ]

Middle row: cabinet / laredoute.co.uk [ £349 ], decanter / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £48 ], table lamp / trouva.com [ £179 ]

Bottom row: vase / habitat.co.uk [ £20 ], watering can / trouva.com [ £59 ], wardrobe / made.com [ £699 ]