Tuesday, September 19, 2017
This year has seen natural materials coming to the forefront of interior
design and homeware design.
Soft, light bleached woods, with natural
wood grain running throughout.
New Nordic Naturals is all about the
fresh natural aesthetic within design.
Wood cladding and feature wall
pieces are undoubtedly coming back. There’s also a strong stylised
reappearance of wooden cabinets in kitchen design, but with more up to
date tones such as the lighter Nordic hues.
Natural wood 'shelfies'
Natural wood can be brought in to a room in various ways. For instance,
using tiles and wood flooring as a room base. Mix up the tonal woods
with wooden propping and weathered textures for contrast.
Exposed shelving is still hugely on trend, I’m sure you’ve seen
‘shelfie’ posts on social media. Style up your wooden shelving with
tonal propping and textures, and include a few plants for a natural
Bathrooms for 2017-18 are certainly getting more attention, often the
last place to get a thoughtful makeover. Why not try the light wood
tones here? Such as this design using wood tiles to create a feature
wall. Perfectly offsetting the white ceramics in the room.
Just go for it! With this kitchen design we went for it with the
bleached wood tones. Using it on the floor and walls to create a serene,
flowing space. Propping kept muted and stylised with whites and light
greys, plus hints of wood which evokes that Scandinavian touch.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
This trending look is all about the muted
metallic, mixing in a calm sophisticated way.
Last year, strong, bold copper took the high street by storm, but this
year we’ll see blush, muted copper mixing with calming golds. This look is all about
mixing metallics and harmoniously integrating with the interior design as trend
metallics as a focal pointEvery
room needs a focal point and within the bathroom which has to be the statement
bath. Why not get ahead of the rest with a brushed copper or gold bathtub. Offset it with a muted blush pink or grey
colour scheme to create a calming look.
Here is an example of the overall trend,
with blush pinks and light grey walls adding a softer approach to golds and
copper propping. Here mixing metallics in a subtle way can be seen with the
tile choice complementing the metallic propping.
accent in the home
kitchens it’s not just the accessories which hint metallics. The big trend
coming through uses metallic splashbacks which we will see more of in
2017. It’s a bold look we’ve seen in
bespoke kitchens, but look out for some new year contenders who are getting in
on the action with more affordable versions!If large statement metallics are too much for your
sense of style why not try simple accessories of the mixed muted metallic
trend? A subtle way to add metallics to your home is by adding metals to parts
of the room always left until last for decorating, such as curtain poles. See
how these muted metals work together in complementary tones, work these across