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London Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020

Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Colour Institute, the Fashion Colour Trend Report has been released and it details the top 12 colours we can expect to see at London Fashion week, as well 4 classic neutrals as fashion designers start to introduce their new spring/summer 2020 collections.

This dazzling collection of colours features Bright Blues, Hot Pinks & Luminous Aqua’s…perfect for anyone wanting to breath some energy into their wardrobe in the new year!

 “Spring/Summer 2020 is a story of colourful expression, as we see bold hues - each strong enough to stand on...

Good Grout: 

Bringing boldness and character into your bathroom doesn’t have to come from out there vibrant colour, material or patterns – swapping small design elements for something exciting can have a huge impact.  In this bathroom they use neutral ceramic tiles are enlivened by red grouting, adding a twist to the gloss finish. 

Tiles: ‘Materia’ in ‘Mastice’, £36 per square metre, Ceramica Vogue (ceramicavogue.com)

HOM Loves: 

 

1. Bangkok Linear, £11.99 per tile, £131.89 per square metre  2. Ibiza, £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre 

Grand Circle:

Round mirrors are essential for...

Homesense (the sister brand of TKMaxx) had identified 4 key trends for Autumn/winter 2019/2020- Eastern Allure, Botanical Opulence, Nomadic Wanderlust, and Pastel Glamour. 

Eastern Allure

Brings together harmony and balance to counteract our hectic lifestyles. One way to bring this to life is through oriental interiors. Largely inspired by natural colours, mimicking scenic landscapes, keep backdrop neutral with a variety accents. 

Homesense is championing this trend with ceramic pieces and intricately designed furnishings.  Use harmonious, tranquil colour palettes of blues and greens to meditative and calm space.  

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Each year PPG colour team meet to discuss future colour and design trends. Their colour specialists from around the world each specialise in different markets and collaborate to determine styles and colour trends. 

Take inspiration from the following three colour trends 

In the Know 

 

In the Know tribe honours art, design, science and tradition. Using culture to build bridges, they are knowledgeable, curious and eager to change society to make the future better. 

The feature colours are: Black Leopard, Cinnamon Spice, and Fresh Dough 

HOM Loves: 

  

Dylan £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre, Geo...

Dulux Colour of the Year 2020 – Tranquil Dawn

Dulux have chosen to go in a completely different direction to 2019’s year’s Spiced Honey as they opt for a calmer, more serene colour palette.

Tranquil Dawn consists of soft green hue’s, perfect for the new year and fresh beginnings! 

The inspiration for the colour is reconnection. In a busy world dominated by technology Dulux wanted a colour that could represent ‘a human touch’ – identified as the pale green shade of Tranquil Dawn.

Embodying the nation’s mood on the approach of a new decade Dulux say this purposeful shade ‘reflects a growing desire to understand...

From Monochrome to pastels, we’ve rounded up the hottest bathroom looks and products to help you recreate them:

Monochrome: 

The modern way to do monochrome is to ensure you have an intense pattern; Monochrome is the most classic tonal pairing, but there’s a new contemporary way to showcase black and white – dazzling geometric designs that overwhelm the eye.  For a standout, bold effect on tiles or textures choose a pattern in which two colours have a equal weighing – think zigzags, chevrons, squares, circles. For something a bit softer try a white base with subtle black detailing. 

     

  

Top left; ‘Pod’...

10 of the hottest home and interior design trends for Autumn / Winter 2018 – Home design ideas.

Navy, old fashioned pink and gold carpets are all in this season! It’s that time of the year where the new shiny trends appear for autumn and winter. Below are the top 10 trends for you to persue this year before the seasons change. 

1. Oversized Florals

   

( Image source; CARPETRIGHT 

This trend is taking floral prints and maximising them – blousy designs with a pre – raphaelite style will be everywhere over the next season.  This design will be all over cushions, bedding and murals as shown above.  The key to this...

1. Boucle Bubbles; Soft Boucle fabrics build on the 70’s revival 

The revival of this decade in design now brings a particular texture back into focus: scrumptious boucle fabrics with the bobby feel of irregular slubs and loops.  Usually seen in white or ecru, these touchable textiles were all over the upholstery at every show with spring. With more depth and warmth than wooden weaves, boucle’s lend a cuddly quality that’s immediately comforting. 

   

Image 1: Front regular dining chair from $1826, Fred International, Image 2: Pacha Lounge Chair by Gubi, upholstered with Karakorum by Dedar, £1423, Image 3 Pebble Rug, by...