As we enter a new year, there is always the temptation to try something new and there is no exception when it comes to interior design. Transforming our living spaces is a great way to showcase personality within our homes, as well as promote self-expression. Luckily, we’ve predicted the top décor and flooring design trends for the year for anyone who is looking to change up their homes in 2022...
‘Outside in’ is a combination of rustic finishes, modern touches, and natural wood furnishings. These materials add a sense of serenity to a room, welcoming a harmonious blend of the rural outdoors and cosy décor. This trend encourages sustainability through the use of handcrafted timber and embracing the imperfections of raw wood.
Textured fabrics and washed tones in shades of blue, grey and cream introduce a bright and calming colour palette. You can achieve this look by incorporating raw woods and soft textures with modernist wall cladding. The added elements of sleek design will create a unique aesthetic and coastal feel to your room – one that allows you to feel like you could breathe in the fresh air. Alternatively, you can utilise the Classic range and its finest white oak to reflect the natural elements of ‘Outside In’ and create a space that celebrates the outdoors.
Characterised by rust tones, greenery and Biophilia, ‘Zen Living’ encourages us to find sanctuary in our homes. Having spent a large amount of time inside over the past two years, the desire to have a happy living space in imperative for our wellbeing. Bright spaces and natural light can encourage us to practice mindfulness and self-care, with added shades of green to help with stress relief. This trend is not only a great way to encourage positivity, but an easy way to introduce more sustainable products into your home. By investing in Richard Burbidge’s quality and environmentally friendly materials, homeowners can incorporate modern designs that are self-sustaining.
The simplicity of tranquil décor when paired amongst natural timber is expected to become particularly popular throughout 2022. This can be achieved using the Trademark range, with a choice of oak, hemlock, pine, or white primed to add simple yet beautiful design to your stairway. Black or white wall cladding also provides a timeless appearance to any room and is easily paired with simple décor such as pampas grass or ceramics.
‘Maximalism’ is a trend that often makes a return due to its hints of nostalgia and tradition. Derived from the art of self-expression, this trend encourages homeowners to get creative and embrace thrifting. From unique décor and antiques to abstract art and retro influences, maximalism is a great opportunity to shop for vintage pieces.
Characterised by bold colours such as true greens, deep blues, muted burgundy, and an orange pop of colour, ‘Maximalism’ is brought to life by its eclectic colour palette that replicates the trends sense of regency and opulence. Incorporating these shades with panelling is a great way to add instant character to your room. Our Heritage range offers timeless details with traditional styles, using crafted white oak and the finest timbers to echo the trends sophisticated characteristics.
Where multi-functionality meets bright and innovative design, ‘Bright Future’ takes advantage of the digital elements within our homes to streamline our spaces and create a retro sci-fi aesthetic. Brightly painted wall cladding paired with zoning adds a geometric feel. Accompanied by bright lights, glass and colour play, this energetic trend withholds a sense of 70’s nostalgia.
Richard Burbidge’s Fusion Domestic range adds a sense of stylish minimalism to any hallway. Either chrome or brushed nickel connectors and glass infills create the feel of a bright, clean space and are a great use of innovative materials. This easy to fit range expands on the seamless characteristics of ‘Bright Future’ and enhances any surrounding colour.
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Find a world of inspiration in our 2022 Interior Design Trends Guide. It features all four trends in detail, as well as moodboards and trend features. Download here.
Top Factors to Consider Before Renovating your Staircase One of the most integral parts of a home is the staircase, when designing a home the location of the staircase determines the layout of the entire property. The staircase is the central design focus and a new stairway has the ability to transform your home from the aesthetics to the flow in your house. If you are looking to improve your interior space, a stair renovation may be for you. Here are some of the top factors to consider when looking to renovate your stair space. Interior Décor The staircase plays an integral part in enhancing the décor of your property. When you walk into a home your eyes go immediately to the staircase, the centrepiece and central design focus of the home. There is a staircase design to suit everyone, from glass to timber to metal balusters, every homeowner can find a design to match their interior vision. As the staircase is the first part of your home guests see upon entering, it really sets the tone for the décor style of the rest of the house. High Quality A well designed and well maintained staircase and balustrade can last for a lifetime without needing to be replaced. A good quality stair balustrade will ensure fitting is quick to complete and stays in top condition. Adding Value One of the many perks of choosing to renovate your staircase is that you will add a great deal of value to your home, to both the prospective buyers, and the monetary value. An up to date and current stair design will attract possible buyers to your property, increasing the demand and value. Safety Safety should be one of your top considerations when looking to renovate your staircase, it’s important to choose a company that is transparent about the testing and safety credentials their products hold. At Richard Burbidge all of our stair systems are put through a series of rigorous tests and assessments by FIRA, the recognised authorities in timber product testing, ensuring our products stand the test of time and comply with all the necessary domestic building regulations for your safety. We can confidently say our stair systems are top of the range safety. Experts When installing your new stair system make sure to hire a reputable fitter if you are not confident in installing yourself. We are always on hand to provide our expert fitting advice to ensure your stair renovation runs smoothly. No matter the design, the most integral part of any staircase is the quality of both the materials and the parts. Richard Burbidge is the UK’s leading supplier of stair parts, with over 150 years’ experience manufacturing timber products, you can be confident your Richard Burbidge staircase will be a great investment. See our stairparts collections here. Contact our technical team for any advice prior, during or after installation, on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01691 678 212.READ ARTICLE
Richard Burbidge, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of stair parts, decking accessories and decorative mouldings has relocated its head office to Chirk, North Wales, joining the company’s existing onsite manufacturing and distribution facility. As part of the ongoing development of the company, Richard Burbidge has relocated its office headquarters to join its existing manufacturing and distribution facility in Chirk. The Chirk site forms part of the extensive business history of Richard Burbidge, since it was initially acquired in 1986. The move will improve both the service and quality of products by having all staff in one location, unifying working relationships between all departments, from marketing to distribution, as well as improving efficiency, customer service and delivery. Mouldings Grading Facility Tony Miles, CEO of Richard Burbidge, comments: “The consolidation of all offices to Chirk is a big move and demonstrates just how serious we are about British manufacturing and sustainability. “We are a family business and above all, excellent quality and customer service are our priority. The move is already proving successful, with a unified workforce, improved communication and efficiency. “2020 is a big year for the company with increased marketing and production. Richard Burbidge is proving itself as a leading manufacturer of stair parts, decking accessories and decorative mouldings and this year will see further products being stocked in B&Q stores nationwide.”READ ARTICLE