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Lagom Interiors: Living Spaces That Feel “Just Right” Posted in: Interior Design

Few will be surprised by the fact that 2018’s most notable interior design trend has its roots in Scandinavia. The region has a reputation for shaping global aesthetic preferences, introducing the world to clutter-free functionality in the mid-20th century, and unabashed cosiness during last year’s hygge trend. But lagom, Scandinavia’s newest offering, is a concept that extends to realms beyond décor. The word “lagom” is Swedish for “not too much and not too little”. An…

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The Sofa Situation: Choosing The Right Colour For Your New Couch Posted in: Interior Design

Most home décor dilemmas have at least a little to do with sofa selection. As the most prominent and most used piece of living room furniture, your sofa will contribute heavily to the overall ambiance of your home. Unlike smaller objects, accents and furnishings that follow in the footsteps of a room’s overall layout or colour palette, a sofa tends to set the rules and act as the focus of an interior scheme. As such,…

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Bringing Home The Spring: Trendy Ideas For A Décor Refresh Posted in: Interior Design

There’s no better time than spring to make a change. With winter giving way to a welcoming freshness and the promise of warmth lifting your spirits, it is only natural to want to turn over a new leaf. This year, make your springtime spruce more than just about cleaning up. Today’s article brings you some delightful spring décor ideas that are as refreshing as the season itself. Heyday hues One of the simplest ways to…

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Trend Watch: Jewel Tones in Interiors Posted in: Interior Design

Rich and sumptuous with a touch of luxe living, jewel tones are back although they rarely if ever, fall completely out of favour. Our love affair with the deeper side of the spectrum is growing, with darker colours in interiors prevailing and a requirement to play off those palettes with powerful shades that create a spell-binding look that few can resist. Matthew Williamson Inspired by history, folklore and myths alike, jewel colours can create an…

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How to Work the Metallics Trend Posted in: Interior Design

The trend for using a metallic finish in our homes has been growing steadily over the last few years. Of course we’ve been in love with silver accessories for some time now, but the boom really happened when copper was introduced into interiors. Since then, we’ve seen the rise of rose gold, burnished gold, bronze and a whole new look for mixing up your metals. So if you love this trend, how to do you…

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