It doesn’t have to be brash or over shiny, it doesn’t have to come across ostentatious or too blingy but this season, gold is the colour to embrace. From the, it seems, permanently on trend, metallics family, gold is a great colour to introduce in small homewares or be bold and embrace layering golds from walls, to floors, to ceramics to soft furnishings. Use either dark tones or soft blush and whites to sit along side.
The angles, the curves, the familiar silhouette of midcentury design sits so well with a monochrome interior. A little hint of walnut tones is all you need to soften the monochrome look.
Across the high street there are so many homewares and furniture embracing the style and designs from the midcentury era.
It’s easy to create this trend from modern stores but also it’s a great excuse to explore vintage markets, auctions and antiques fairs. Look for designs from brands including Ercol (furniture), Midwinter and Meakin that have some beautiful design and great monochrome pieces (ceramics).
Use vintage vases, lamps and plates for decorative display to compliment the look.
The sun is shining, summer vibes are in full swing and we all want to inject some colour into our lives. This season pastels are back and the focus turns to ice cream!
The gorgeous subtle shades of pink, mint, yellow and soft brown create a calming and welcoming feel to any room and whether you choose one colour or a mixture, you will be sure to have a smile on your face whenever you walk in the room.
Add small touches to a space with soft furnishes and accessories like vases and tableware or why not paint a wall or room in your favourite ice cream flavour. With so many amazing paint colors available we are spoilt for choice. Using art is a great way to introduce colour to a room, Desenio is our favourite go to online store.
Try creating large art works on walls using different block colours and shapes to give a well curated feel. Add shelving and mirrors to add drama.
Its time to embrace embellishments with this gorgeous 2018 trend; and shop for anything with tassels, tufting, fringes and feathers.
The bohemian influences are strong for this look, layering, natural colours, textures upon textures, but it can also work with a clean, minimal look – using white homewares but with embellishments for texture, ensuring everything is in natural creams and whites.
Shops across the high street have a big range to create this look. It’s also worth having a search around vintage markets, eBay and searching for international sellers.
Marble is strong trend for so many homewares and furniture, it’s been high on the radar for a while and is set to stay there this year. It’s such a great material, it’s practically become a new neutral. It can sit amongst many strong interior trends and work with many home styles. It goes perfectly with a minimalistic white interior but is equally a great way to break up and brighten an interior using strong jewel tones – layered and dark. Marble can come in black, white or sandy tone and this lends itself to an easy add in to designing a room.
A nice easy way to introduce or use marble when styling a room is with a coffee table. And there is an absolute abundance of high street, designer and online stores offering a huge variety of styles, silhouettes, sizes and prices.
Designs often mix marble tops with metal framework base either quite minimal or with a geometric influence or wooden legs, wooden frames and even matching it with another material like wood or plastic and segmenting the top surface.