INTERIOR TRENDS TO WARM UP YOUR HOMELifestyle
18 May 2017
A few pops of colour coupled with a cosy texture can go a long way to making your home feel like a warm and inviting retreat from the cold. Below are a few of our favourite trends and how easy it can be to inject one or two into your home heading into winter.
1. GOLD, COPPER & BRASS
Draw the eye to something golden.
Create warmth with warm-toned metal and yellow gold highlights. They could be as soft or as subtle as a gold trim on a piece of furniture or as showstopping as a statement mirror.
a / Ari floor lamp by Lighting Plus b / Matahari mirror by Nood c / Lava lamp by Briscoes d / Adita tray by Freedom Furniture e / Sax bag by Freedom Furniture
2. MOODY MAUVE & METALLICS
Sophisticated and a little bit edgy.
If you’re thinking of going grey this winter opt for a rich and inviting shade of mauve. This purpley grey tone adds richness to a space especially when it features in velvety fabrics and thick pile rugs.
a / Mercury table lamp by Forest Furniture b /Adele ottoman by Freedom Furniture c / Perno pendant by Lighting Plus d /Cilla table lamp by Bed Bath & Beyond e / Westbury rug by Harvey Norman
3. FUR, LEATHER & FRINGE
Striking with all-white interiors.
Warm caramel-toned leather in sofas and trims are great for giving a neutral space more warmth. Keep things textural and interesting with soft details like a fur throw slung over an armchair or a tasselled rug against a hard floor.
a / Leather mirror by Briscoes b / Tundra fur throw by Nood c / Malmo side drawers by Bed Bath & Beyond d / Kenza floor rug by Freedom
4. RICH REDS AND BURNT ORANGE
Vibrant and eyecatching.
Reds in every shade from maroon to terracotta are making a comeback in cushions, throws and even furniture. A little goes a long way though, so whether you prefer the versatility of a chunky throw or an impactful sofa the places they occupy will instantly feel lifted.
a / Anika recliner by La-z-boy b/ Grenadine chunky cotton throw by The Importer c/ Velvet cushion by Nood d/ Red uplighter floor lamp by Lighting Direct e/ Bella throw by Bed Bath & Beyond
5. WOOD & METAL
For character with an industrial edge.
On its own, metal can feel cold and at times be a little uninspiring but pair it with wood and you have a winning combination. The two elements together draw the eye in a way that feels both modern and interesting, making the perfect conversation starter.
a / Alissa pendant by Lighting Direct b/ Havana side table by The Importer c/ Blok sidetable by Forest Furniture d/ Scandi desk by Harvey Norman
To explore more of the looks that are making it big this season and to feel the fabrics and textures that can make a house feel like home, make a day of it and head in store now.