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  • 02 Apr 2018
  • DESIGN INSPIRATION

The Home Trend Everyone Is Talking About

The Home Trend Everyone Is Talking About

Each year one new home trend seems to rise above the others and by the looks of it 2018 is going to be brighter, bolder and better than ever before. Think luxe velvets, antique embroideries, jewel tones and layer upon layer of… well everything.  It’s time to wave bye bye to minimalism and sludgy hues and welcome colour into our homes as well as, our favourite, more is more, maximalism. 

We chatted to a few of our favourite designers, bloggers and those in the trade about what part of colour-gate they were most excited about.

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - Gloria Gonzalez of Directorio Deco top home design trend of 2018

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“The triumph of Maximalism: layers over layers, prints over prints and one of a kind accessories creating whimsical spaces.”

Gloria Gonzalez | Directorio Deco

SHOP: Wicklewood’s one-of-a-king global accents.

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - Molly Mahon top home design trend of 2018

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“Hand block printed fabrics – this craft is getting a massive revival and people are appreciating the techniques used to create unique and cared for fabrics”

Molly Mahon | Molly Mahon Fabrics and Wallpapers

SHOP: Wicklewood’s hand block printed quilts.

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - Rococo Interiors top home design trend of 2018

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“One thing I've particularly been drawn to is bright colourful curvy furniture. I recently snapped up a beautiful Biedermeier sofa with a curved back and I have loved the shape since! It's much softer than hard edges and curvilinear lines add a calming feel to a room.”

Rococo Davis | Rococo Interiors & Furnishings

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - The Crafty Fox UK top home design trend of 2018

Image of Gournay Wallpaper from McQueens.co.uk

“For me, you can't beat an eye-catching botanical print and it looks like the trend for florals and greenery is most definitely here to stay. Opt for a colourful tropical print wallpaper to make a bold statement or use vintage inspired botanical wall hangings to bring subtle femininity to a room.”

Victoria | The Crafty Fox

SHOP: Wicklewood Oakleaves cushion

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - Lid Downing of Blithfield top home design trend of 2018

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“Colours plus pattern! Subdued palettes of grey and beige are over and it is all about bright and beautiful designs schemes in vibrant colour and interesting patterns”

Liz Downing | Blithfield Company Ltd

SHOP: Wicklewood Ashcombe cushions

Wicklewood Home Decor Blog - Salvesen Graham top home design trend of 2018

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“Our top trend for 2018 is colour and pattern! Suits you [Wicklewood] and its what we love!”

Nicole  | Salvesen Graham

SHOP: Wicklewood original woven designs

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