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on May 30, 2019 .

Ideal Home have pulled together the 6 key bathroom trends for 2019 to ensure you’ll love your bathroom for years to come!

Whatever your style – whether you’re after a sleek, clutter-free family space or a splash of hotel-style chic – if you’re planning to refresh your bathroom, they’ve got it covered.

1. Create an urban oasis

Showcase geo-patterned tiles on both walls and floors in modern and blush hues for a modern feel. Choose a contemporary angled basin and bath, team with black taps and fittings, and arrange plenty of planters with steam-loving tropical plants.

HoM Loves:

Geo Moroccan Black & White:...

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

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...

on Mar 15, 2019 .

Pantone of the Year 2019 – Living Coral

Vibrant, yet mellow Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.

Designed to invite sociable activity, dragging us away from our digital technology and social media which we find ourselves immersed in all around us in todays environment and work life. This pantone emits the feeling of joy and optimism, something we find ourselves needing more of on a day-to-day basis.

To complement Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral, five families have been pulled together to create a wonderfully diverse selection...

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 



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...

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 

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...