Whether in fashion, music or interior design, trends come and go. But there are some interior design trends that have hung around for so long (or keep resurfacing) that they have earned the title of ‘classics’.
Here is a list of interior design trends that have become classics in the home…
Shades of grey
We saw a resurgence in popularity of the colour grey in 2015 and it has hung around ever since. From soft light hues to bold charcoal greys and dove grey being regarded by many as ‘the new neutral’, it’s unlikely that grey is going away any time soon.
Natural stone will always be considered a classic and, of all the natural stone on the market, marble is the ultimate. While marble went out of fashion for a while around the GFC because people shied away from appearing ostentatious, people today are no longer afraid of having beautiful, natural and luxurious finishes in their home.
It’s the detail in the design that makes beautifully crafted pieces so timeless, making them well worth the investment.
When chandeliers are mentioned many people automatically picture the traditional vintage crystal chandelier, which still has its place in the right home. There are many more contemporary styles of chandeliers on the market like those with exposed incandescent globes or art deco style pendant lights.
Open plan living
These days it’s hard to believe that dining rooms, lounge rooms and kitchens used to be separated by walls and doors. Open plan living suits the Australian way of life far better. It also lets in light, makes a small home look bigger and is far more functional than sectioned off spaces.
Natural timber softens a cold space and makes it more inviting. It’s become a classic in our homes because of the way it creates a sense of warmth, ambience and texture. Furthermore, natural timber endures the test of time.
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