Scary isn’t it…another year has almost gone! As Christmas approaches and we look ahead to 2019, here are the swoonworthy styles we can’t wait to see flocking into our homes next year. Which would you love to try?
Black is drama and it can make a striking impact at home. This daring colour is popping up in everything from tapware to lighting, flooring and furniture. Keep it matt and pair with raw, light surfaces for a killer contrast.
IT’LL BE RUDE NOT TO GO NUDE
Grey is still one of the nation’s true loves. Yet, next year’s shades are shaping up to be naked. Barely there, earthy neutrals and sandy tones are back. Think jute, canvas, wool, wood and hemp in fleshy or oatmeal hues.
BEAUTY IN THE UNIQUE
We’re turning heads for unusual and handmade pieces sourced from pop-up shops and local artisans. Our homes are reflections of ourselves and quirky items are the perfect way to add something unique while expressing our favourite styles.
Traditional florals are coming back in charming fabrics and wallpapers. They’re a cute way to draw the eye to a feature or add small spots of interest around a room. Create a clash with modern furniture or go straight-up chintz with period pieces.
Deep blues and navy shades continue to be popular in classic shaker-style and minimal cabinet designs. Bold kitchens are beautiful, and these colours complement lighter features for a calm haven at the heart of the home.
Bringing us more in touch with nature are woody shades in warming browns and caramel. Dulux’s Colour of the Year 2019 is just that, a rich amber tone called Spiced Honey. Evoke a soothing and calm or cosy and vibrant room with this versatile palette.
Image: Oliver Bonas
Fabulous tassel designs in lamps, mirrors, cushions, curtains and more will swoosh onto the scene next year. With a beloved history in the Victorian and retro eras, these pieces can add a dainty edge or boho feel to our interiors.
Curvy, wavy, under-the-sea inspired shapes are set to swim into our homes. Scalloped furniture and fanned, fish scale tiles are just some of the ways we could be hooked by more fluid forms in the new year.