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2016 Trends: Raw Materials In Interior Design

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With 2016 in sight, how would be nice to start off the New Year than with a quick home refresh? Since one of your New Year’s Resolutions may improve your home design, Home Inspiration Ideas scoured all of the best design resources to predict what you’ll want in your home next year. 2016 trends will bring exciting news for home interiors.

Interiors will meet a new glamour with one of the most important 2016 interior design trends. Some of my favorite interior decorators and designers share the top trends that should be on your radar to ensure you update in style. And not to worry—some of 2015’s most beloved trends are here to stay. Also, Maison & Objet launches new trends and products and there are a few that we can already share. Raw materials are a must!


2016 trends (1) home inspiration ideas

“I think [designers] are always pushing to see something we have not yet seen before, or playing with materials and finishes in a way that we have not yet explored. Right now I’m excited about using traditional techniques and artistry in a modern context.” —Don Stewart, designer. Hand-painted-tiles have gained a privileged place in architecture throughout the centuries. This cabinet is a must-have for 2016.

marble table (2) home inspiration ideas

Among the many inspired changes in home interiors that come next year, some are very distinctive. Raw materials are a must. But innovations go far beyond: in the richness of the accessories, in the functionality and minimalism of space arrangement and none the less in the nobility and glamour of the materials used – just a few hints – copper, brass and marble. A marble table with golden details couldn’t be more elegant!

2016 trends (2) home inspiration ideas

“Brazilian Modern is a trend I am most looking forward to in 2016, particularly the beautiful sculptural forms and use of raw materials and exotic woods. The unique pieces complement both traditional and contemporary interiors.”—Sara Story, designer. This table made from wood with an irregular surface and faceted form is totally manually produced. And it’s a great example of what you can expect for interior design trends.

2016 trends home inspiration ideas

2016 trends dictate that accessories and objects will be marked and singled out by shades of green oil, navy, and deep blue – they convey calm and coolness into the premises.

2016 trends (3) home inspiration ideas

“We live in an anything-goes world where it’s okay to mix high with low, mid-century with minimalist modern, colors, patterns, and everything in between. The best trend I’m seeing is people forgetting about the ‘rules’ and loving what they love unapologetically. “ —Jonathan Adler, potter, designer, and author. This piece of furniture merges a traditional knitting technique, with the best of luxury furniture design. Inspired by the artisan method popular in Europe during the 19th century, this nightstand is rich in texture and has a timeless classic design influence. It is made of wood, finished with a golden leaf with a translucent beige and a high gloss varnish. The stand is finished with a carved metal structure.

brass In Interior Design (1) home inspiration ideas

In this line of thought, a strong trend for 2016 is the visibility of materials such as brass, copper, wood and marble compounds in the design projects. The multiple usages of the glamorous copper and brass, their plasticity, and friendly characteristic make a rich field for art exploitation. Trends for 2016 are all about natural materials.

2016 trends home inspiration ideas

The decor projects for this year are filled with natural materials – for example as coatings cork and marble are coming back strongly, wood, stone, and raw concrete are also here with their timeless presence.

2016 trends (4) home inspiration ideas

“A return to a more visible canvas of tailored and tonal fabrics and texture—think Andrée Putman and Ann Demeulemeester—in response to the more bright pattern and colors of the bohemian spirit of the last few years. In 2016, we see ourselves pursuing this classic direction in our clients’ homes using tailored fabrics in textural neutral tones. The color camel seems to be driving this vision.” —Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe, interior designers. This cabinet reflects all of that, reason why it is one of my personal 2016 interior design trends. It features a unique finish and remarkable design elements, inspired in the classic Manueline style. The cabinet surface has a copper leaf finish, with a black lacquer gradient applied on the exterior.

2016 trends. Interior design. Home Interiors. These are some of the concepts that will be on your mind from now on. But there are no rules more important than your personal style and comfort. So, find glamour and add it a little bit of your taste – that’s all you can ask for 2016 trends.



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