10 Mar 2016 Home DecoComments Off on 7 interior trends that will be big in 2016
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The perennial interior style favourite – florals – is with us in abundance, once again. Look out for trailing flower patterns, oversized blooms and traditional toiles, which can be mixed and matched together for a joyous floribunda fantasy. Keep the scheme contemporary by introducing understated furniture in mid-tone wood and aged metal.
Zack bedstead, £499; Patch bedding set, from £40; Elements side table, £199; Paris table lamp, £60; suitcase, £45; cushions, from £12; Owl tealight holder, £10; all BHS
Moving on from schemes inspired by a single region, this trend sees several cultural styles teamed together in a colourful and lively mismatch. Ikat designs combine with Scandi geometrics and bold Mexican hues. This inclusive style is particularly useful for bringing warmth and definition to open-plan spaces.
Conran Needham collection medium sofa in Westin wool, from £749; Kimble nest of tables, £499; Palm bolster cushion, £25; Chevron embroidered cushion, £17.50; Authentic weave cushion, £12; Peruvian embroidered cushion, £35; Jasmin embroidered cushion, £29.50 Naples floor lamp, £149; all Marks & Spencer
Look out for furniture and accessories brought into sharp focus with details picked out in vivid colour. These pieces are great for drawing attention to key areas in a contemporary scheme, but be wary of overdoing the effect. The trick is to add them sparingly, against a pale or dark pared-back backdrop, for an element of surprise.
Wall in Bookshelf wallpaper by Young & Battaglia, £70 for a 2.5m panel, Rockett St George. Harefield sofa in Sole linen, £1,887, Sofas & Stuff.
Marble and brass
This exciting juxtaposition of cool, elegant marble with the warmth of bold brass provides an eyecatching focal point in a room. A marble and brass coffee table, for instance, will pull together a living room decorated in soft pastels or shades of grey, providing a degree of contrast without dominating the look.
Stellar green marble coffee table, £298, Atkin and Thyme
The trend for geometric patterns and shapes continues but this season a pastel colour palette gives the hard lines a softer look.
Block Geo pillow sham, £45; Block Geo quilt, £145; Metal storage suitcases, from £30; all Oliver Bonas
The swirling patterns, contrasting textures and glittering metallic highlights of minerals and semi-precious stones are the bedrock of this trend. Seen on everything from wallpaper to rugs and tabletop accessories, the look is perfect for those who want to capture a natural theme – with a touch of bling.
Marble melamine tray, £16, MiaFleur
Oversized leaf patterns in rich shades of green will be bursting into life this spring and summer. Give your bedroom a tropical feel with palm print bedlinen set against pale wood furniture and a natural fibre rug. Or simply ring the changes on a living room sofa with fern patterned cushions and framed botanical drawings on the wall.
[Source:- House Beautiful ]