Much like fashion, trends in interiors come and go each year with some making it to that timeless status. Last year, we saw a host of exciting looks introduced into homes including a love of indoor plants and botanicals take centre stage. Moving into the new decade, some emerging contenders will be making waves across the interior design sector.
So take a look at what’s hot for 2020 and what’s being left in 2019!
Beadboard and Shiplap is a trend that has risen in popularity over the past few years. Those looking to add interest to walls and cabinetry often favour its elegant and traditional styling. But is it a trend that’s here to stay? Take a look at how each of these decorative styles could work for you without your décor going out of fashion.
Embarking on a new look for a room can feel a little bit like stumbling around in the dark. With so many different options available, beginning a new project can be overwhelming and frustrating. A really good way to make a start is by creating a mood board. By collecting ideas and inspiration and putting them together, you can then begin to formulate the look that you’re going for. If it’s your first time, putting together a mood board can be a bit daunting so, we’ve put together our step by step guide to help you along.
Pinterest is an incredibly popular website for finding inspiration on personal style, cooking and home interiors. If you’ve never used Pinterest before, the concept is simple; it’s a website where users can share images with others and ‘pin’ their favourite images to their own profile page. So, how can you use this site to gain interior inspiration? Our top tips and tricks show you how.
A home bar - that sounds like something only a high-rolling executive or a celebrity would have in their home. These days, though, a home bar is becoming a feature of more and more homes throughout the UK. Should you invest in one? Read on to find out more.
Most of the time, we don't complain about rooms being too large. But sometimes large rooms can present challenges, and one of these can be that the room does not feel cosy enough.
Social media is a great way to share trends, things you like and all other manner of ideas Pinterest is a website that lends itself to that very well and it’s become a popular place to post images of everything from food to party décor to dress designs.
Though many confuse the two, an interior designer is not simply a ‘decorator’, even though decoration is a part of what an interior designer does. Decoration is a craft, whilst interior design is also a science.
Nothing personalises a home like the addition of great, framed prints and photographs. Even the most minimalist house or flat can be transformed into a more intimate home with just a few, well chosen pieces.
As weather forecasters predict a heatwave for April, it seems that Spring is finally underway and we can look forward to beer gardens, barbecues and the Easter break.
We know that many homeowners want to keep their homes looking fresh and interesting year in, year out, and with London Fashion Week underway, there’s more inspiration than ever to give your home a great new look. However, trends change so quickly that it’s incredibly hard to keep up with the latest fashions - as soon as you’ve got one look down, you find out that you’re yesterday’s news.
Do you want a home that looks like it belongs on the front cover of a magazine? Or are you just searching for a few nifty tips to give your rooms a smart new look? We’ve combed the web for the best interior design trends of 2018 so you can get one step ahead of the pack. Take a look through these top trend predictions for ideas you can put into your home today.
When you are renting your property to tenants, the appearance of the interior will have a large impact on how appealing your property is. By making your property look more appealing, you can cut the amount of time it takes to rent it. Here are some easy interior design tips that can make a big difference.
Whether you're a landlord or a tenant, you may be keen to do a spot of redecorating this year.
If you're a landlord, decorating your property can make it more tempting and can help to reduce the amount of time it takes to find a new tenant.
If you're a tenant, decorating can make your home even more homely (just make sure you get your landlord's approval first!)
There are many interior trends around the world that you can take inspiration from. Whether it’s Swedish minimalism, exquisite Moroccan tiling or English country chic, adding global elements to your home can completely update its look. For the best inspiration from around the world, take a look at our helpful guide.
Hygge interior design ideas have been a popular feature in homes for the past few years. This concept is typically associated with winter décor themes and adds warmth, cosiness and general contentment to your living spaces.
Looking to make a statement in your home? Opting for a more conscious design theme can be a great way to develop a real sense of aesthetic identity. With the revival of retro design in recent years, a modern take on classic ideas is becoming a great way to enhance and improve your property. Take a look through any design magazine, though, and you’ll see rooms which have been lavished with thousands of pounds worth of designer materials. Surely you don’t need to spend so much to achieve a little retro appeal? You don’t - here’s what you can do to get a ‘70s vibe on a budget.
Yellow is often associated with summer. The vibrancy and happy atmosphere it creates can transform any room into a cheery space. However, as this colour is quite bold, overdoing it in your interiors can also make it look overwhelming to the eye. Striking the right balance when choosing shades of yellow can brighten the place up without making it look like a kids playroom. So, If you’re looking to inject some life into your decor this summer, check out ways to incorporate a summer vibe that is a perfect all year round.
Every now and then, a home trend comes along which has critics divided. From grass walls to shabby chic coffee tables, some things just aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Of all the 2019 trends to divide opinion, the one receiving the most attention is the kitchen open shelving trend.
Most of us are well aware of how our living environment can affect our mood. And that’s why as a tenant you might be keen to change your bedroom or living room décor scheme to one that exudes calm rather than havoc or noise.