home: trend [ home comforts ]

home: trend [ home comforts ]

Now that the hot weather is well an truly behind us, it’s time to embrace the winter months and start creating cosy homes that you can’t wait to get back too.

As often happens around now, we start to turn our thoughts to soft furnishings like throws and cushions. Stores are full of textures like faux fur rugs, knitted blankets and soft pile cushion covers.

The colour pallette is subtle with muted tones of nature, including stone, browns, camel and grey.

Guide:

Top row:

pouffe / ikea.com [ £45 ], cushion cover / hm.com [ £12.99 ]

Middle row:

throw / westelm.co.uk [ from £149 ], rug / johnlewis.com [ £25 ], throw / habitat.co.uk [ £120 ]

Bottom row:

blanket / zarahome.com [ £79.99 ], cushion / frenchconnection.com [ £40 ]

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home: trend [ neo mint ]

home: trend [ neo mint ]

Jumping on the colourful back of ‘it’ colour millennial pink, we have a new shade in town for 2020 – neo mint.

Not a shade many will put as first choice for a room colour or furniture fabric, but bear with us. This bright, mint colour is described as ‘an oxygenating, fresh tone that harmonises science and technology with nature’.

It’s a calming colour that will work well with our hectic lives and give us positive vibes.

We are starting to see it online in accessories and wallpapers, as well as chairs and some larger pieces like sofas. Of course we wouldn’t imagine anyone would go mint throughout a whole room, but we suggest adding accents alongside paler shades.

Neo Mint may not be for all, but keep an eye out as you may become to love it!

Guide:

Clockwise from top left:

Sofa – wayfair.co.uk [ £730 ] / mural – muralswallpaper.co.uk [ from £36 ] / bin – made.com [ £35 ] / pen holder – trouva.com [ £10 ] / kids chest of drawers – laredoute.co.uk [ £275 ] / tiles – claybrookstudio.co.uk [ from £7.38 ] / chair – uk.myfaktory.com [ £39.90 ]

home: trend [ black steel ]

home: trend [ black steel ]

We have noticed an increased popularity in bringing black accents into our homes through furniture and lighting.

Find chair legs in tubular black steel, black frames on cabinets & shelving, as well as black metal floor lamps & bed frames.

This modern touch gives us an alternative to brass and chrome accents and nods back to the eighties. Keep chair colours light as they contrast best with the black and will make it easier to compliment your current style.

Guide:

Clockwise from to left:

Bedframe / John Lewis [ £175 ]

Floorlamp / Next [ £65 ]

Side table / H&M [ £79. 99 ]

Dining chair / Rockett St George [ £145 ]

Set of Side tables / LaRedoute [ £104 ]

Console table / West Elm [ £319 ]

Armchair / Ikea [ £90 ]

home: trend [ terracotta ]

home: trend [ terracotta ]

Bring the warmth and comfort of one of the colours of the year, to your home – terracotta.

It’s last rise in popularity was during the 1990s and there was possibly a fair few terracotta walls on our screens in Changing Rooms but now its had a modern relaunch and using tones of it across a room from walls to furniture to small homewares can look incredibly effective.

Using the colour as a palette across an interior will bring warmth to the room.

Top row

Bedding, La Redoute from £30 / Candle Stick (small), Trouva £17.50 / Cup, Hurn & Hurn £11

Middle row

Cushion, Nordic Nest £29 / Chair, Cult Furniture £159 / Rug, Modern Rugs from £39

Lower row

Cushion, La Redoute £30 / Curtain, Dunelm from £18.00 / Paint, Mano Mano £79.95

home: trend [ slogan homeware ]

home: trend [ slogan ]

State your thoughts through your homeware with the power of words on your homewares.

Choose special words or phrases and pop them around the home to highlight important statements about you and your beliefs.

Slogans pop onto so many homewares; vases, prints, ceramics, cushions, tea towels or even just as moulded words in wood, plastic or metal to put on a mantle piece or shelf.

Top row

Never Forget, Amazon £8.99 / Hell Yeah, Above & Beyond £12.50 / Love, Connox £33

Middle row

Laugh, Bombay Duck £9.50 / WTF, Amazon £25.50 / Lazy Days, Next £14

Lower row

Big Spoon, NOTH £19.95 / Dream, Amazon £27.22 / This Must, Trouva £70

home: featured [ Naken ]

home: featured [ Naken ]

Fall in love and fall into a rabbit hole browsing the extensive collections of homeware and furniture available at Naken Interiors.

Every area of the home is covered. With designer, scandi, industrial, midcentury modern and more, styles of products – there’s so much to choose from and cover all tastes.

Well priced for designer pieces and high end style, create new looks for your interiors that are on trend but also timeless classics.

Our favourites include their extensive range of great patterned wall papers, gorgeous lighting and so many great lounge chairs – you’ll run out of space!

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home: trend [ sculptured form ]

home: trend [ sculptured form ]

As we head into Autumn new trends are alway appearing, including today’s pick – sculptured form.

Taking inspiration from sculpture and art, furniture & lighting are taking on forms that give them the appearance of something more than just a functional object. Sofas and chairs are given soft curved lines with lighting being something not out if place on a gallery plinth.

We have always bought furniture for not just it’s use, but also it’s form and now it seems brands are going that bit further to offer us something even more interesting and eye catching.

Guide:

Clockwise from top left.

Ceiling light / dwell.co.uk [ £129 ], table lamp / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £129 ], floor lamp / johnlewis.com [ £195 ], sofa / skandium.com [ £4359 ], side table / westelm.co.uk [ £199 ], rocking chair / madeindesign.co.uk [ £530 ], terrazzo bookend / insidestoreldn.com [ £39 ]