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!
Gone are the days when pink was solely the domain of pre-teen girls and Lady Penelope. Now pinks are used to soften the frequently cold, grey, or monochrome schemes popular today.
We are seeing wallpaper being widely used by designers this year, from contemporary florals to textured prints. With an abundance of styles, colours and patterns to choose from, there’s no excuse not to treat your walls to a makeover, especially if you’re not planning on moving any time soon!
Tiling dates back to the 13th century, the earliest tiling found in the Chogha Zanbil, an ancient Elamite complex in Iran. Tiling’s influence within interiors is a style which has certainly lasted throughout the ages.
Camerich is top of the trend this month with its pops of green. Green promotes a love of nature, family, friends, pets and the home. It is the colour of the garden lover, the home lover and the good host.
As spring starts to emerge, the grey outdoors has crept into our homes. But don’t think of this as a gloomy persona, the ‘new neutral’ palette of dusty pink, charcoal and this new terminology of ‘geige’ is coming in full force. We’re seeing the tones of beige merge with cool greys to lose the warm edge, offering a sleeker alternative.
Modular sofas are becoming increasingly popular because of their flexibility of size, opportunities to customize, and overall aesthetic.