Summer Trends 2015
Date: 02-06-2015 Time: 00:00:00 Category: Interior Design
Today we are sharing with you our four summer trends for home interiors. We are looking forward to exploring each trend and paring them with some fabulous accessories for you to get the look at home with out a full refurb. No matter what those high end magazines say about keeping up with the jones we know it's unrealistic to redecorate your home every year not to mention every season so we like to focus on key pieces of furniture, accessories and a few easy to decorate tips. Here are our top 4 trends which we will go on to explore this month.
This is probably are more subdued trend in the collection because it's a design that is repeated again and again each year. As soon as the summer sun hits the sky everybody starts dreaming of that summer holiday on golden far away beaches or fun in the sun at the seaside. This easily gets translated into lots of parts of the home and can make the space feel lighter and brighter, ready for the summer air. Blues and white are a must with hints of yellow. You can go traditional with shells, drift wood and British seaside charm or modern and minimal with grey stone, industrial pieces and glass.
Summer Trends 2015: Beach Inspired
Reclaimed and Cultivated
Almost the opposite of the light and airy beach feel, reclaimed and cultivated is about 'reclaimed' wood and 'cultivated' greenery with a background of moody blacks and earthy neutrals. The eco friendly movement continues to grow (no pun intended) and no less in how people decorate and transform their spaces. Not only is reusing and recycling good for the environment and your purse, every piece is different creating a unique feel to your home. Plants are in abundance; from windowsill displays to hanging plants and living walls. Wood is the main piece in this trend but feel free to add other unique finds. For a more industrial look add bits of metal and for a lighter more ethereal look reclaimed glass adds whimsy. Mixing greenery and wood with found pieces can add further interest in an unusual way; as if the earth is growing round things man creates.
Summer Trends 2015: Reclaimed & Cultivated
Another trend that keeps coming back is the mix of ethnic patterns with graphic prints. Were aas in the past there has been a focus on African inspired design the new focus will be on Native American and Nordic Inspiration. The Native American aspect will see very traditional designs but with modern colourings, while the Nordic pieces have both modern colours and prints with a much more graphic appearance. Monochromatic black and white will feature heavily but teal blue and dusty yellow are very much a part of this trend. The Native American look will also feature a more traditional side with reds, oranges and browns, plus lots of rustic woods and furs.
Pastel and Watercolour Artscapes
A favourite here, this trend can focus on pastels or bright watercolours the choice is yours. The theme that pulls it together is adding colour in unique ways to your home with art that becomes more functional them simply a wall hanging. Soft blending of colours to create pictures or interesting patterns mimics watercolour paintings. The trend is easily used on soft furnishings and upholstery, art canvases (naturally) and technology accessories like phone covers and laptop skins. Pastels create a more feminine look while bright watercolours add more vibrancy to a room. Pastel and hot pink features heavily this season.
Image Credit:Society 6- iphone case, Hard to Find - watercolour cushion , Steve Mackins Sunrise Swan Watercolour,
Urban Outfitters- shower curtain,
Doodle Whale, Isobel Cushion, Fab - Large Log Bowl, Andrews Reclaimed- planter , Creative Spotting, The Crabby Nook- bag , Married to the Metal - Metal Boat , Beachy Rustica- Cabinet Knobs , Pendleton Wollen Mills- Native American Inspired Bedding,
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Summer Trends 2015
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