I always enjoy following the Interior Trends from Europe and US and seeing how we adapt them to our Australian way of life. Its not that we change them, its more that we only take on a certain amount of the trends on offer and we change them in to a more understated version of themselves so they are more easily adapted to our relaxed way of life. Trend I think this is why the Japandi (Japanese/ Scandi Fusion) trend will work so well for us here in Australia. It works on the ideals of Wabi Sabi, a design principle that uses Characteristics of asymmetry, roughness, simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuity of natural objects and their processes. Or you could simply
Spring… The flowers start to bloom, the greys of Winter start to disappear and it’s time to consider a little home update ahead of the very busy (and usually hectic) festive season. 2017 has seen a more relaxed, comfortable look to homewares and the Pottery Barn Spring collection follows this trend. Taking inspiration from Vintage styles, the Spring line is a mixture of florals, neutral colours, jewelled tones and industrial accents whilst keeping the relaxed style. Consider these must-have furniture and décor items to add extra charm and character to your home.
2017 brings with it a lush fresh feeling of growth and anticipation. The anticipation of what lies ahead for us all in our unusual fast paced shiny new world. So how best can we cope with these uncertainties and changes to our world but to ground ourselves with beautiful greenery. A reminder of the earths natural decorative element "plants" You may or may not be a fan of the colour but the internal reminder of new exciting growth can not be denied. You don't have to use it on your walls like we once did in the 70's, nor do you have to have it in a plush pile carpet 😜 but you can add it in to small decorative objects or soft furnishings. Tell me.....how are you
Top Homeware Trends for 2017 As the new year fast approaches, we are already starting to see exciting new trends in homewares beginning to emerge. Trend forecasters have started planning for the new season, which will bring with it a change in mood – one that will see earthy tones, hints of mixed metals, and the return of natural materials. All of these trends and more will be showcased at Reed Gift Fairs Sydney in February 2017. Celebrating the latest in the homewares and gift space, Gift brings together the people and the products behind everything that’s hot in the design and gift space. With so much excitement in the mix, we thought it was only fitting to share some of the top trends to
I just needed to get my head around a few things. I have been lucky enough to be busy with all types of design work. From Styling to design, to exterior consults and renovation planning, I have been tackling it all. I even got to host a really cool how to style workshop for the City of Waneroo and style up a storm for the faux cover of Inside Out Magazine......say what!!!!! Its been big, infact its been amazing but it meant something had to give and just like all my children I felt guilty for not being here and looking after my blog but I had to prioritise life outside of words and this my friends was the break I needed. As you can see