Nature has long served as inspiration for interiors, popping up year after year on home décor trend reports. But bringing the outdoors in isn’t just a pretty fad – it also comes with bags of benefits.
Chaotic spaces can send any relaxed mind spiralling back into a frenzy. If you’re searching for a calming nirvana in your home, there’s no better area than your living room and bedroom. Using just a few simple tips and tricks, here’s how you can transform your rooms into pockets of peace, that’ll help you de-stress as soon as you walk through the door.
Are you lured to rich colour and luxurious texture like a moth to a flame? There’s no denying that the interior design world has been having a long-standing affair with the minimalistic movement that has left its mark on many homes and businesses that are dripping in neutral shades, clean lines and simplistic décor. But this year, drama is back with audacious flair.
It’s the time of year when thoughts naturally turn toward sunnier climes and rest and relaxation for that hard-earned annual break. But whether you’re holidaying this summer or not, there’s no reason why you can’t bring the continent to your interior – and with the Tour de France currently under way, there’s no better time to look toward French chic interiors to inspire your inner designer. The French Riviera is known for its glamour and intricate architectural detail – and we’ve taken a look at how you can channel its effortless styling secrets in your home.
Summer 2016 is set to be mighty stylish, especially if you’re looking to revamp your home and add in a few interior updates. Whether you refresh your space with a lick of paint, or add in simple decorative pieces that echo the season’s interior trends, you’re certain to find something that will help transform your home.
Photowall presents the Daydreams children’s collection designed by Swedish illustrator and designer Cathy Nordström. Inspired by children’s inexhaustible imagination, Cathy has created eight playful wall mural designs, in two different colour schemes.
Welcoming spring into your home isn’t just about introducing bright accents and a lick of fresh paint – it’s the perfect time to make the more subtle changes that will remain throughout summer. You’re probably already well aware of the sweet pastel swatches that spring interior trends bring, but here we explore how you can you can add things that scream the season without switching up too much of your décor.
Recreate the look of love in your interior styling and capture the romantic ambience. Whether you channel cosy cues or make a statement with the colour of lust, there are plenty of ways to create a starry-eyed interior mood.
With so much focus centred on outdoor elements in summer, it’s easy to dismiss simple seasonal tips that freshen up your home interior. When summer finally arrives, the idea of staying indoors seems all too much - dashing outside for BBQs and evenings on the terrace with a glass of wine seems much more appealing than a night curled in front of the sofa. But bringing the outdoors in enhances the feeling of garden escapism, and helps create an ambience that flows perfectly through your home.
Since spring is just around the corner, you may already be considering ways to give your home a little bit of a refresh. Whether you choose to introduce bright bursts of colour or incorporate vibrant energetic patterns, by simply adding different colour techniques you can easily update your home to match the season. Interior colours this spring will transport us into happier places, helping us to reconnect with ourselves through self-expression in our homes
It’s hard to believe that an ancient art developed well over 3,000 years ago is still so prevalent in interior design practices today. Feng shui is a complex system which reveals how to balance the energies of any space so that it assures health and well-being. Feng, meaning wind and shui meaning water, are Chinese symbols of good fortune and when combined are said to bring happiness and luck.
Defining your interior design style can be a challenge, but getting it right will transform the way you feel about your home. Whether you’re gravitating towards a more minimalist look, or tempted to go for something a little more out of your comfort zone - there are a number of ways to pinpoint your personal style.
Switching up your decor is often seen as putting together aesthetically pleasing designs. But is a striking interior really good for your soul? Colour theorists believe that how you decorate your home can have a profound effect on your emotional and mental well-being.
Autumn is in full swing and soon the leaves on the trees will be a mere memory. A new season brings new trends and colours that find their way into all the nooks and crannies of our homes, including wall murals. Autumn and winter’s furnishings and colour schemes are darker than usual; the white that has been the base colour in our homes for so long has given way to darker shades and dirty pastels. Nature plays a big role in this season’s interior design. The muted tones come from Mother Nature’s colour spectrum and are combined with natural-looking structures such as wood, concrete and marble.