I have always loved images of interiors with a natural theme and beautiful spaces that use colour and texture to make you picture the great outdoors. Perhaps this is because my childhood growing up in the country side or my hobby as a painter, either way I can’t help but dream to live in a plant filled, dark green New York loft with exposed brickwork.
A concurring trend prediction by both Houzz and Elle Décor Magazine of the ‘tech-less living space’ is shaking up the interior world. Homeowners are looking for spaces that devoid the use of screens so that socialising and a well needed respite from the technology driven aspect of our generation is present.
Create a space within your home that is tranquil yet visually impacting with the use of a chaise or a lounge chair.
Tapestries and wall hangings have been used to decorate our homes for centuries, traditional weaves and jacquards have evolved and recently exploded into abstract creations of yarn giving bright pops of colour and texture.
It can be argued that contemporary furnishings contrasting with traditional structures and finishes is becoming more and more popular. Camerich is proud to be a part of a project which demonstrates this concept throughout the scheme.
If you’re thinking of something creative to fill your weekend with, the Serpentine Gallery offers the perfect solution with their Hilma Af Klint Exhibition. This show, which is running until the 15th May, houses the beautifully vibrant and abstract work of this Swedish artist, whose work pre-dates the first purely abstract paintings by Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian and Kazimir Malevich.
Last week, the 55th ‘Salone Del Mobile’ Design Week was launched in Italy’s design and business centre, Milan. This year the show featured over 2400 exhibitors and over 1000 events across the city, with people travelling from all over the world to take part and visit.
Over the past few years we have seen a trend for water-based paints, such as those sold by heritage brand Farrow and Ball, being used to adorn the walls of homes across the country.
Pairing an industrial style within modern interiors is something which is often overlooked as it can be very bold and difficult to get right. Industrial interior design, is when rough unfinished surfaces are paired with clean line sleek designs. This creates an eclectic mix of styles which can work well together to create warmth in your home.
Choosing a colour can be one of the trickiest decisions when sofa hunting. Our blogs can inspire you to be bold and brave, embracing new colour palettes, fabrics, materials and even wallpaper prints.
Our hallways make a huge impact on us and our guests, from the moment we open the front door, this space can really set the tone for the rest of the property. Whilst many of us invest a lot of time decorting the main rooms, our hallways can be left neglected and just used as a means of getting from A to B. By getting your decorating scheme spot on and really utilising your space, you can create that great first impression!
Traditional panelling has always been a desirable feature within interior. Full length wood panelling has been popular since the 1700’s, not only did it look great in houses but it also added a nice feature within city apartments, take London and Paris for example.
We are seeing leather make a comeback in many forms. Traditionally in interiors, leather was used for upholstering sofas and armchairs; however, interior trends have now changed and expanded. Today we see the use of leather on walls, beds, tables and even the return of the leather trouser!