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on Jan 01, 2019 .

Here’s some key trends for 2019, get ready for scalloped edges, nude colours, concrete bathrooms, factory style taps, Crittall doors, fish scale tiles and dark kitchens!


Trends for darker kitchen cabinets and Scandi Noir with matt and powdery finishes are soring right now. The strongest style trend for kitchen is dark blue from the shaker kitchen to chic and minimal spaces. Whether it’s on walls, floors, tiles, cabinets or splash backs, blue has replaced grey as the go-to-on-trend colour in particular navy blue. 

HOM Loves: We have a great collection of blues and navy mosaics to compliment this trend 

Trends set to influence the design world in 2019

Design surface show has selected the surfaces and materials to look out for at their design show in 2019

Nature Nurture:

Organic materials translate into surfaces for walls and lighting, providing comforting textures


In order of pictures: Phee, Freund, Innerspace Cheshire  

HOM Loves: We have a great mix of natural woods to compliment this trend


Diftwood: Giving a beautiful rustic look, made from petrified wood, £14.99 per tile, £179.88 per square metre. 


Mekong: Make an eye-catching statement by using our range of mosaics, taking inspiration from the...

Spiced Honey is Dulux’s colour of 2019, discover the inspiration behind Spiced Honey and how it can transform any room.      

Every year international design experts and architects come together to discuss global trends. Dulux then work on transforming these insights into one key colour that will have an impact on homes all over the world. Dulux then create four beautiful palettes.  

Spiced Honey is the Dulux colour of the Year for 2019. The warm amber shade has been chose to reflect a new mood of positivity and a desire to ‘let the light in’. 

The four colours in this palette are:  

Just Walnut 



The main theme for home interiors for 2019 is for more sustainability and natural materials. When it comes to decoration for homes the main emphasis is on choosing designs that are classic and longer lasting, with of course some pretty colours to embrace.

1.70s Scandi:


This is quite a pared-back look evolved around simplicity and a bright colour palette. 1970’s Scandi has a graphic feel with geometric prints, earthy colours and natural materials. Less is more with this look, no need to over clutter however a few accessories such as planters and statement lighting add a nice touch to this trend. 

Shop the look: Fulton...

on Mar 20, 2019 .

Freshen up your home with the latest looks including the most stylish tiles, taps and more....

1.1970’s Palette 


The 1970’s palette has made its way to Bathrooms, think blues, orange and vibrant mustards.  Architect Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva’s space (image 1) conjures images of a rising sun, while peach tones in Breadway Bakery in Odessa (image 2) by architect Lera. Brumia and Artem Trigubchak produce a pleasant glow.  The ‘Eccentrico’ basin by Falper in Reutov Designs bathroom (image 3 reutovdesign.ru) has been covered in mint-green concrete to match the floor. 

Shop the look: 

1. ‘Espirit’ wallpaper by...

Bolder Blues: 


1: Deisgn studio Hecker Guthrie’s freestanding kitchen is defined by its bold tone  2: ‘KitKat’ mosaic tiles from Australian brand Academy Tiles bring tonal difference to this kitchen by Doherty Design Studio

Add some drama to your kitchen with shades of indigo and navy. Whilst bathrooms use watery tones of blue, your kitchen can be more daring with richer tones of blue. Navy or Indigo shades add a sense of depth, whilst defining space in open plan homes. The blues should be dramatic and deep with variations of each tones with irregular finishes or a mix of materials in the same shade. Flashes of bright...

on Apr 10, 2019 .

Johnstone’s Paints have launched their trends & colour of the year for 2019 http://www.johnstonespaint.com/colour-trends and it’s as though they have made one trend just for us!!

So here is their MOSAIC trend, which we think aligns perfectly with our Ibiza Mosaic tile…. check out our summary below….

This playful palette of colours is perfect for those wanting to inject colour to an area of plain tiles and add their own unique stamp.  Johnstone’s have identified this particular colour grouping is idea for creating a bohemian look and feel to a room.

To get the ‘Mosaic’ look combine bold bright shades such as Fiery...

Johnstone’s have released their colour of the year 2019, keep reading to find out more…

2019 is the year of Night Watch, a rich green colour which is perfect for creating a moody atmosphere to a room, to be used as a feature wall or even via accessories throughout your room. When paired with soft, pastel shades this vibrant pop of colour which is prefect for spring and summer, or when paired with burnt shades of orange and gold it creates the perfect warm and cosy environment needed in Winter. It’s wonderfully versatile and perfect for every home!

HoM Loves:

Copper Elysee: £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre