INSIDE 2019’S LOOK
INTERIOR DESIGN THIS YEAR WILL SHINE AWAY FROM THE GENERIC
New year, new trends. And we are in for some big changes. Functionality-focused trends that have dominated the market for years will diminish and form what appears to be a more eclectic approach towards our interiors: curating pieces from different styles and decades, combining brighter palettes and cultural elements.
First and foremost, we will see a significant shift towards sustainable and eco-friendly designs, offering furniture designers endless opportunity to be creative.
With mass-produced furniture on the outer, we invite pieces made from recycled goods and environmentally friendly materials to take centre stage.
Gone are the days where repurposed furniture adheres to its stereotypical aesthetic. Instead, designers are focusing around more classic and timeless creations.
Again, there’s no particular style at the forefront of their design.
With Pantone officially labelling Living Coral as the 2019 Colour of the Year, colour trends will be more “sociable and spirited”, according to the Pantone team.
Milan Design Week predicts the colour revolution won’t stop there, talking about pastel hues referring to a neo-metro mood.
Millennial Pink and other soft hues of peach and nude are topping colour trends as well as Neo Mint.
Apart from the pastels, Gen-z Yellow was also one of the top predictions at Design Week.
Complementing the shift towards sustainable furniture and a fresh colour palette, the market will see linear lights and interesting décor with gold accents hit the shelves.
Lighting with clean lines and understated polish lends itself to more eclectic interiors, allowing the focal point and statement pieces to take the lead.
Move over, minimalism. Eye-catching décor will be the finishing touch to the interior spaces of 2019. Clashing prints and textures, statement art, porcelain, handblown glass and tableware are set to be loud and proud.
Interior trends are moving away from our recent obsession with sleek and functional furniture, within the popular realms of scandi and boho.
Interiors will be fun and glamorous with more eclectic, sustainable pieces taking the main stage, in settings with a more maximalist direction.