All The Design Trends You Have To Follow

With the increased availability and affordability of furniture there has been a huge growth in interior design over recent years. As a result design inspiration has begun to flood in from all angles and people are more willing than ever to take risks and be creative with how they decorate their homes.

Here are just a few of our favourite trends that are making a noteworthy impact in 2014!

Floral
The floral trend is one that we always see in the fashion industry and now it is making its presence felt in interior design too. Try incorporating it into your home through wall prints, artwork or wallpaper. Be brave with your floral choices and go for striking and intricate designs over muted traditional ones to meet one of 2014’s key design trends.

Danish Cool
As ever we are looking towards the Danes for interior style tips, this time for their beds. They offer people low, clean and clinical designs that create an immediate look of style and sophistication. It is a look that favours that of minimalism and definitely makes itself the focal point of the room, so keep your room clutter free and choose neutral tones to get the most from this look.

Mismatching
For those of you who are bored with sticking to the same old neutral colour schemes and prints, never fear mismatching is the trend to follow this year. It might feel a bit unnatural for some, as the majority of us prefer the feel of symmetry and matching designs. But mismatching décor in an uncoordinated way is becoming a big trend of 2014 and by incorporating different patterns and prints as well as furniture, you can create some attention grabbing designs.

Merging Indoors With Nature
What better way to embrace nature and summer than closing the gap between what is deemed interior and outdoors furniture? We have seen a real development in bringing the outdoors into our homes over recent years. Think along the lines of more comfortable and textured outdoor seating and introducing walls of green vegetation into your home for a more natural environment.

Embracing Metal
Metal has always been an ‘outdoor’ furniture material as it was always believed to be too cold for the home. But now it being widely embraced, think along the lines of brass and copper finishes on handles and taps, and now metal splashbacks are seeing a rise in the kitchen too. The metal trend is an easy way to add a touch of style and a modern feel to a home.

Vintage and Worn
The shabby chic trend is one that continues to grow, why buy new when you can get older pieces that have a lot of character and are cheaper too? Visit car boot sales and vintage stores for interesting furniture and accessories. Over the last few years we have seen a rise in the use of wood and glass designs and accessories, think vintage bottles, storage jars and quirky tables. It is a trend that can easily be introduced into a variety of existing design styles and offers quirky pieces to compliment your existing look.