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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!

1. 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...

Trend 1# MAX LUXE 

    

This style is bold, yet refined next level glam. Use rich hues, tactile materials and brave patterns with a few eccentricities to top off the trend.

WHEN TO CHOOSE IT:  If you love design hero pieces such as velvet sofas or retro bar cabinets. If you’re confident to use strong colour on the wall, textile pieces or furniture and you’re drawn to topic luxe accessories

WHERE TO USE IT: High celling’s compliment wall-to-wall colour or bold wallpaper. Create a boutique bedroom or living room for entertaining.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

  • INTENSE COLOUR: Prussian blue, teal and emerald toned down with...

This year Dulux have chosen Denim Drift to be their Colour of the year 2017, as the defining hue for next year, under the theme 'Life in a new light'.

They describe as a beautiful, timeless and versatile grey-blue that takes on a different characteristic depending on how it's used, perfectly capturing the mood of the moment and embodying our lives for 2017.

The accompanying palette of tonal blue shades creates a truly accessible range that can be easily translated into architecture and interior decorating.  See our related article here on the Dulux Colour of the Year 2017

Dulux has also revealed four sub-trends , with...

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...

Every year, the colour guru folks at Pantone, come up with their key colour for the up and coming season.  Any designer will use pantones as a colour reference, so everyone waits with baited breath as to what the next hot pantone colour will be! Last year it was 2 colours for the 1st time ever; Rose Quartz, a pastel pink tone and Serenity, a cool pale blue.  So this year, it makes a refreshing change that #Greenery is making its debut as this year’s Colour of the Year.

Manifesting as a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring”, Greenery envelops the notion to breathe, reinvigorate and appreciate...

Transform your home with the hottest on trend looks of the moment with the edit from Elle Decoration September 2018 and our edit of HOM must haves....!! x

Royal Blue

Various shades of Blue have been making waves of late including: pale, summery cerulean, and duck egg hues. However, the most vibrant of them all is making a splash in some of the most stylish kitchens this season. Take inspiration from these power–coated Klein Blue cabinets in a home designed by Crosby Studios ( below left; crosby-studios.com) or rich bespoke island by the Danish brand &Shufl.com (below right; andshufl.com) 

Shop the look: 1Blue Pearl’...

This year Dulux have chosen Denim Drift to be their Colour of the year 2017, as the defining hue for next year, under the theme 'Life in a new light'.

They describe as a beautiful, timeless and versatile grey-blue that takes on a different characteristic depending on how it's used, perfectly capturing the mood of the moment and embodying our lives for 2017.

The accompanying palette of tonal blue shades creates a truly accessible range that can be easily translated into architecture and interior decorating.

To quote Heleen van Gent Creative Director Dulux’s Global Aesthetics Center, she says;

“Our review of...