“Spring is the time of plans and projects." - Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
There is no better time than the present to think about starting afresh. Start spring with new colours and new designs. With Easter just gone, the pastel colours of Spring have set their place on the interior design scene.
It is clear that as our modern lives gets busier and more pressured; finding a moment to relax is growingly getting harder. In turn focus shifts to our homes where we can find some time to relax and has as a result become our much needed sanctuaries.
Whether to get away or switch off for a moment, 2016 will be a year centred around ‘simplicity, serenity and seamlessness’.
Interior Designs forecast for 2016, Ali Morris 10 trends suggests the year will be on warm but calming colours complimented by natural textures and soft shapes. The Pantone [Global colour authority] surprised the design world when they announced the forecast of two key colours for 2016 being ‘Pastel Pink Rose Quartz’ and ‘Powder Blue Serenity’.
However this said whilst numerous trend forecasts have suggested the likes of the use of soft pastel colours complemented with touches of articles in clean rose copper, there appears to be a small buzz starting around what can be only be termed as 'Rough Chic'. Utilising characterful aged & weathered walls and striking a dialogue between stark contrasting experiential characteristic of both the old and the new.