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How To Achieve The Top 2021 Interior Décor and Design Trends

Having spent a large portion of 2020 being cooped up indoors, we’ve all had plenty of time to reconsider our interior design choices. As we move into a new year, many of us will be ready for a new look in the home. With this in mind, we’ve predicted which design trends will become popular in 2021. Read on to find out how to achieve the top 2021 interior design trends in your home...


A harmonious blend of Scandinavian and Japanese design, ‘Japandi’ is simple, minimalistic and functional. With a focus on earthy colourways, organic materials and greenery, the trend transforms the home into a tranquil space by bringing nature indoors. Characterised by uncluttered and open-plan spaces, décor should be chosen sparingly, selecting only a few statement functional pieces.

A hallmark of ‘Japandi’ is the mixing of wood tones; pairing a beautifully crafted piece of wooden furniture with sleek non-decorative wall mouldings will create a tonal contrast which adds depth and character to any space. While achieving a bright and open space can be tricky in smaller living areas, opting for mixed material stairparts, such as glass with timber, is a great way to create the illusion of more space. Our Elements and Immix collections both contain mixed material stairpart options, offering a practical yet modern style, perfectly encapsulating the ‘Japandi’ trend.


Rustic Vogue

As we move into 2021, we are seeing a shift from city to rural, as the home becomes a calm and serene haven away from the hustle and bustle of city life. A sophisticated take on the hugely popular ‘Cottagecore’ aesthetic, ‘Rustic Vogue’ embraces the warmth and comfort of the traditional farmhouse, whilst maintaining the modern luxuries of city living.

Characterised by raw woods, soft textiles and limewash colours, ‘Rustic Vogue’ encourages natural elements and celebrates the beauty of imperfections, such as exposed wooden beams, tumbled linens and woven textures. Wainscoting panelling can help to marry the traditional with the contemporary and interject some character into a living space. As raw wood is a central characteristic of the trend, consider revamping your staircase with raw wood stairparts. Our Trademark, Classic and Heritage collections all contain stairparts which can either remain in their raw form or be painted a light white colour.


Regal Revival

Drawing inspiration from the ‘Arts and Crafts’ movement of the 19th century, ‘Regal Revival’ is a sophisticated fusion of Gothic grandeur and contemporary minimalism. Born as a response to industrialisation and the mass production of furniture, the ‘Arts and Crafts’ movement celebrates simple and honest craftsmanship. Moving into 2021, our ever-growing reliance on digital technology has meant that people seek to find solace in handcrafted products within the home.

‘Regal Revival’ transforms the home into a place of self-expression and traditional charm through its deep tonal palette and parquet flooring. Decorative mouldings are an integral characteristic of this trend, with square panelling, gold painted panelling, decorative detailing and fluting all contributing to the regal aesthetic. To further achieve this look, opt for oak stairparts to bring a dose of grandeur to the home. Our Trademark, Classic and Heritage collections all come in superbly crafted oak components, offering a traditional yet timeless look.


Vivid Zonal

Distinctive and bold, ‘Vivid Zonal’ is an energetic and optimistic style that breathes new life into minimalist interiors. Brightening up the home using colours to create areas for work or relaxation, this post-modernist inspired trend is for those unafraid to experiment with unorthodox materials and features.

Characterised by primary shapes, colour blocking and DIY furniture, ‘Vivid Zonal’ is playful yet sophisticated and considered. Sleek non-decorative mouldings can be painted bold colours to create a distinctive and textured aesthetic to any room. The trend encourages the playful mixing of materials, which can be successfully achieved through a combination of stairparts. Our Immix, Elements and Fusion collections offer the mixing of materials such as glass or metal with timber, helping to create a contemporary and bright look.

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