Feature: Interior Trends 2018

 

Matte Black Fittings

Matte black fittings are gaining popularity in kitchens as well as bathrooms, with new designs and materials offering more durable and cleanable finishes. When combined with sleek and glossy finishes such as marble and high gloss tiles, the finished look is luxe and contemporary.

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Florals

The popular print is definitely enjoying a revival, and is bolder than ever before. Think large-scale blooms, moody and high-contrast colourways and an overall feeling of opulence.
The Masterpiece Collection perfectly captures this trend - view the collection here.

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Colour in Kitchens

White will always be a classic and timeless palette for kitchens, however plan to see more colour emerging - think warm wood tones. soft greys and greens.

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Scalloped Tiles

Subway tiles have had their moment - 2018 is all about scalloped or fishscale tiles. Still simple, classic and elegant, this pattern will offer a bit more interest, and will work in almost any kitchen design.

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Concrete Accents

Concrete is becoming more popular in interior design - expect to see it used more in furniture, decorative accessories, wallcoverings, and of course flooring. The use of concrete can add an industrial and somewhat more relaxed feel to a room, and pairs beautifully with natural linens and brass accents.

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Bold Coloured Couches

Adding a bold coloured couch to your living area will add colour and a focal point. Blues, greens and pinks are set to be popular - look for velvet or linen fabrics for a luxe feel. And if you're looking for something more traditional, try caramel or tan coloured leather with metallic accents.

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Casual Bedrooms

Bedroom styling has been moving away from a traditional and structured look for years, and this year it's all about creating a calm, restful and casual environment. Swap fitted comforters for linen duvets and stacked soft pillows. Remove busy patterns and ornate decor and keep the room minimalistic and neutral. Add life and colour with lush plants.

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Mixed Metals & Textures

Gone are the days where you had to choose one finish and stick with it - mixed metals and finishes can look fantastic together and add texture and depth. For on-trend styling, try paring matte black with shiny brass, weathered wood with glossy tile.

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