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Wall panelling: an interior design resurgence

According to a recent article by Insight DIY*, wall panelling is amongst the most popular home improvement trends for 2022 that are being posted across social media channels such as Tik Tok and Instagram.

Whilst panelled walls remain a timeless look, interior design and home renovation accounts across social media have helped this particular home improvement to have a recent resurgence. Previously popular throughout the 50s, 60s and 70s, particularly due to its ability to protect and insulate walls, this recent comeback has seen homeowners become more creative and innovative with their wall panelling designs.

Whether you’re trying to break up a large room, help make a room look more spacious, adding architectural shape or making a stunning focal point; the versatility of decorative mouldings is endless.

Thin wall panels are a popular choice for creating intricate designs like ribbed panelling or even framing artwork. Alternatively, wood panels are being opted instead of tiles in bathrooms, to create open shelving or replace bedroom headboards. Clearly, wall panelling design is pretty limitless and it’s no surprise it is making such a huge comeback, however, this isn’t the only reason…

Not only is wall panelling on trend, but it is also a simple and affordable addition that can help create added value to a home. The use of naturally sourced timber also makes for a more sustainable approach to making home improvements, a trend that is more important than ever.

Using the Richard Burbidge collection of decorative mouldings, from scotias to quadrants, there are precision-cut, high quality mouldings for every project. From our stripwoods collection to our decorative trims, our mouldings can help make your vision come to life affordably and sustainably.

Looking to find guidance on how to fit wall panelling? Check out our ‘How To Guides’. For inspiration on how to install decorative mouldings into your home, take a look at one of our recent case studies.

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