We see society becoming more conscious of our planet, our wellbeing and our ethical behaviour. Natural colours and materials help with sustainability and mental health. Cultural styles continue to fuse to create new looks.
As the skandi trend develops and starts to plateau in the world of interiors, pastels have started to be introduced to extend the skandi trend’s life cycle. Now, existing designs are being re-released in pastel colours. Millenial pink has been a statement colour over the past couple of years and neo-mint is the newest colour to take centre stage.
As people become more conscious of the natural environment, paired with the 1970s making a come back, earthy tones of burnt oranges, yellows and dark greens are increasing in popularity.
Colour blocking has made a reappearance within the fashion industry which means this trend is already creeping into the world of interiors. Hues of the same colour family have been seen blocked together on the stands at design fairs. The colours sharply growing in popularity for interior products are:
Environmental issues are major news stories in today’s society. As sustainability becomes a main factor in decision making nowadays, eco-friendly products are all the rage. Therefore, natural, hand-made and crafted materials are favoured over mass-produced products. Wools, cord, weave and rattan (with another nod to the 1970s trend) are becoming mainstream. As the wellness trend calls for “home-ification” of workplaces, these natural materials are fast becoming popular even in the office!
Concrete also grows in popularity alongside wood and marble.
Once again, drawing inspiration from nature means that finishes which are created from natural processes are increasing in popularity. A rusty finish also has the added benefit of being on trend in respect to its orange-y colour.