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Get Ahead With Interior Design Trends For 2018

Top trends move fast around here.  This not only applies to the clothes on your back, but also the colour on your walls and the cushions on your sofa.  As a special treat for you, here is our guide to the top interior design trends set to make it big in 2018.

For the coming year you can expect to see a lean towards more natural materials, ethically sourced fabrics and recycled furniture. As the expensive tastes of previous years finally fade, an era of more altruistic  interior design is finally upon us.  Reasonably priced pieces and frugal but fancy design will be used to create functional, but pleasant modern interiors.  With the taste for all things mid-century refusing to go away, there will be a reassurance of stark and simple furnishings, but this time without the designer price tags.

If you want you home to be en vogue, follow our guide to interior design trends for 2018.

Keep It Cosy

The desire for keeping warm and snug at home this winter won’t fade away as the weather warms up, as the cosy theme continues well into 2018. Reading nooks, small spaces, interiors that are zoned and large open spaces cleverly divided, will make this your cosiest interior design year yet.  Make room for relaxation with comfortable corners, and micro-zoned homes for all to enjoy.

Comfortable corners allow you to relax, unwind, and enjoy peaceful moments in style. Beautiful and comfortable areas add charm and style to modern interior design. Decorating small areas and mastering micro-zones will fill your home or office with cosy and quirky spaces for everyone.

Get Back To Nature With Earth Tones

Colour palettes for the 2018 interior design trend focus on blending greens, browns and soft oranges for a truly natural look and feel.  Tying in nicely with the switch away from expensive luxury, this natural colour scheme will allow your home to breathe and not feel burdened down with man made fabrics and too much excess.  Finer details and accessories in metal greys or golden coppers will beautifully enhance the quiet colours of 2018, while adding warmth to more minimal decorating schemes.

Light Up Your Interiors

Despite the previous talk about subtle colours and cosy comfort, one thing that will be big in 2018 is illumination. Lighting takes the forefront of the design superhighway in 2018, and your interior design ideas should include statement lamps and bright modern bulbs.

Mismatch Your Wooden Furniture

Woods have been back in fashion for some years now and 2018 sees an interest in the use of  soft woods and composites like cork. Paired with hard wood furniture, and bright lighting, mismatched wood offers a retro feel that looks bang up to date.

Add Clean Lines With Metal Furniture

Geometric shapes and clean lines are still very much in favour when it comes to design.  With elegant lines and straightforward angles, metal furniture will once again be a winner in 2018. The retro-modern mid century influence will continue to be very much on display, and you should opt for furniture with metal frames, wooden seats or soft and simple upholstery to keep you home on trend.

Mend And Make Do

It would seem that we are nowhere near finished with the up cycling trend that has been so prevalent in recent years.  Interior design in 2018 will once again take inspiration from recycled works of art, as well as the industrial look that turns commercial pieces into a stylish statement for the home.

If you need inspiration for your interior design themes in 2018, we can help. Speak to our helpful friendly team of interior experts on 01271 375313.