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
Brixton £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Niagara £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square tile
Designers have been taking inspirations from the sky, taking astronomy patterns and zodiac signs, star patterned plates, galaxy murals, galactic surfaces and cosmic tile work. From subtle hints to all out tributes to the night sky, celestial motifs have been taking over fashion and interiors.
HOM Loves: We have a fantastic range of mosaics that take inspiration from the 'Constellations' trend
Chelsea £14.99 per tile, £164.98 per square metre
Geo Morrocan £14.99 per tile, £164.98 per square metre
Fringing is retro but back with a bang! Autumn/Winter 2018 catwalks were showered in fringe and tassel designs. The Fringe is making its way in interior design, with the trend making its way onto cushions, curtains mirrors and lamps. Sweeping into the home, fringing is big news for the season’s hottest home ware. Designers are tuning tassels and fringe to add a playful edge to home interiors.
HOM Loves: Although we don’t have tassels on mosaics we have mixed metal, which would complement 'Fringes' trend
Gunmetal £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre
Dubai £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
4. BRASS TAPS
Like accessories, taps are the finishing touch to a bathroom or kitchen. Brass Taps are on trend and add some welcomed shine to simple, concrete bathrooms or give a extra punch to timeless bathrooms and kitchens. They offer a cool contrast to modern worktops and warmth to minimalist white kitchens. However, it’s not all about brass – factory inspired or industrial styled taps are making waves in kitchens and bathrooms adding new cool vibes.
HOM Loves: We have a great collection of gold and brass mosaics to suit this trend and add a little something extra to any wall
Adelaide £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Copper Lux £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre
5. SCALLOPS AND SCALES
‘'Blue Planet effect’ is this season interior look which has taken a deep dive under the ocean with sea creatures swimming across every surface. From scalloped furniture to fish scale tiles and all things curved, wavy and ocean- inspired. This trend has us hooked for the under sea trend.
HOM Loves: We have a mix of blues and greens to compliment the 'Blue Planet effect' of this trend
Carnival £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Curacao £11.99 per tile, £131.89 per square metre
6. CRITTALL STYLE
Crittall-style has been making a comeback, from windows and doors to walls, rear extensions, room dividers and even shower screens. Edgy and versatile, the study, slim profile frames tap into the current tend for all things industrial. They have the ability to completely transform a space; by giving it a cool, modern edge, but also by opening up a space and letting in more light. Crittall style doors allow you to cleverly partition open areas to create different zones.
HOM Loves: We have a selection of mosaics to help transform a room by creating a cool and modern edge to any wall
Mini Metro Black £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Paris £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre
Nude is a new trend coming through, with barely there, warm earthy neutrals. For the last few years Grey has dominated interiors. However, sandy shades are making a comeback, warmer tones such as Oatmeal and stonewashed linen.
HOM Loves: We have a great selection of natural stone with nude and warm earthy tones to compliment this trend
Brighton £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre
Quartz Linear £15.99 per tile, £175.89 per square metre
8. SPICED HONEY
Spiced Honey, Salted Caramel and autumnal shades are back with a bang. Spiced Honey is Dulux 2019 colour of the year, the warm caramel hue has woody, sandy and inviting amber tones, a wintery upgrade to this summers trending neutral.
HOM Loves: We have a fantastic collection of gold/copper/brass and honey mosaics to help set this trend alight
Calgary £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre
Abu Dhabi Bronze £11.99 per tile £131.89 per square metre
9. CONCRETE BATHROOMS
Concrete is becoming the go to for bathrooms; its functional utilitarian surface, gives a strong industrial feel makes particularly great choice for bathrooms due to it versatility. New prints and staining techniques allow you to start with a blank canvas to have fun with and make designs as you wish. Concrete is definitely on trend.
HOM Loves: We have a range of concreate inspired mosaics to compliment this trend
Carrara Brick £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Formation £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
10. MERMAID TILES
Tiles are now coming in shapes from fan - shaped fish scale tiles to quatrefoils, tiles are now being designed in fluid forms with rounded edges and irregular shapes. Options include; scallop patterns, fish-scales, eye shaped T-drops and hexagon. These unusual shapes make striking effects, adding instant interest into any room.
HOM Loves: We have a selection of mosaics designed in different shapers from hexagons to teardrops, which suit this trend perfectly
Greenwich £2.99 per tile, £32.89 per square tile
Teardrops AB £12.99 per tile, £168.87 per square metre
11. MID CENTURY MODERN
Mid- Century modern style never goes our of date and is here to stay for 2019. This trend is everywhere, providing style inspiration for hotels, restaurants, bars and new luxe apartments. The classic Eames chairs are everywhere, with cocktail cabinets becoming a modern must have. 1950s chic never goes out of style with natural woods and low-slung lines influences designs.
HOM Loves: View our natural wood styled tiles to make the 'mid-century' trend
Laos £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre
Diftwood £14.99 per tile, £179.88 per square metre
Velvet is the most searched fabric over the last 6-12 months. Velvet beds and sofas are some of the most covetable ways to bring the look home, incorporating dark blues, neutrals and red.
HOM Loves: Although we don't have mosaics with velvet we do have a mix of mosaics with blues, reds and neutrals
Ibiza £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
Helsinki £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre
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