A Guide to New Traditionalism (Part 2)

Image copyright Clair Strong Interior Design Last week I started writing about new traditionalism. This trend sees classic design revived with more than a few modern updates. You may already be familiar with it, but for a more detailed introduction, check out part one of this series here. In today’s post, we’re focusing on the…

A Guide to New Traditionalism (Part 1)

Photo by Flaunter.com on Unsplash Trends are cyclical; what seems stuffy and outdated one minute is actually the height of fashion the next. That certainly seems to be the case with today’s topic: new traditionalism. Ignoring the obvious oxymoron, new traditionalism is taking Instagram, Pinterest and design blogs by storm. This new trend is being steered by trendy…

2020’s Biggest Interior Trends: Part Two

Welcome back! Today I’m predicting a few more of 2020’s key interior design trends. We covered rainbow colour schemes, painted doors, earth tones and refined luxury in part one. You can read that here. In part two we discuss textured walls, pared-back versions of popular trends and an ancient comeback…  Muted Tropic Ananas wallpaper by…

2020’s Biggest Interior Trends: Part One

The 2010s offered up an extensive array of interior design trends. We had golden pineapples, all-white walls, approximately 30 shades of grey, bright tropical prints, wallpaper made a comeback, and Scandi design was everywhere. It was a diverse, innovative and rapidly evolving time for interior design. So it’s with some excitement (and some trepidation) that…

2019 Kitchen Trends We Love

Kitchen design is in a really exciting place at the moment. We’re seeing experimental ideas, new materials, and fresh innovations take shape in kitchens of all shapes and sizes. It’s even better when some of these new ideas become ‘trends’ because they suddenly become much more accessible. Today I’m looking at some of the best…

Four Alternatives to the Gallery Wall Trend

Image source I really like a well thought-out gallery wall. They add boundless character and interest to a space and they can be frequently edited to keep it fresh. However, I understand that for some people creating and maintaining a gallery wall feels like too much work. And for others, this trend has just become…

80s Interior Trends Making a Comeback

The 1980s isn’t exactly revered in the design world. Shoulder pads, coiffed hair, overdone makeup, outrageous interiors and clashing colour schemes all seem to be staples of this decade. So when I spotted an article titled ’80s Home Décor Trends That We’re Absolutely Living For, I shuddered slightly. And then I cautiously clicked on the…