The start of a new year, the start of a new decade…
2020 has arrived, offering you the perfect chance to refresh, rejuvenate and reinvigorate your home décor. Like with the start of every year, new inspirations and ideas enter the interior world, influencing how we decorate our homes.
To give you a helping hand, we’ve pulled together our six must-follow 2020 interior trends to inspire your home.
Patterns, patterns and more patterns
For 2020, eclectic patterns should play a huge role in your interior style – the best rule to follow is that there aren’t any rules.
Soft furnishings such as rugs, pillows and throws can become a playground of prints and colours to add pops of pizzazz to your spaces, whilst tiles can become an easier way to introduce patterns into your kitchen and bathroom spaces.
Peace and tranquillity have long been a part of décor wants, but a hot 2020 interior trend will be a hybrid of two well-recognised style palates. A mix of Japanese and` Scandinavian influences, Japandi is all about elegant minimalism and rustic simplicity to create a sanctuary you’re happy to retreat to.
Embrace calming hues of light grey, pink and pale blue for your walls, and accentuate with pops of rust, emerald and black. For your furniture, think mixes of light and dark to suit the Japanese and Scandi styles, whilst opting for a less is more mantra.
Living and bedroom spaces are the perfect places to snuggle up and relax, and 2020 will be no exception. This year, welcome new fabrics into your home to create a cosy retreat you want to spend time in.
Grand velvet features will take a slight sidestep to allow for comfy materials to enter the home, such as textured mohairs, shearling and imperfect leathers.
Layering old and new
The start of a new decade offers the chance to rip up the style rulebook and create a new law – old and new can coexist as one. Bring together the smooth clean lines of modernist styles and the retro, vintage touches to create a décor that helps tell a story of who you are. It’s a new take on the maximalist trend which has prominence over the last few years, so don’t be afraid to mix your styles and inspirations.
Bold black and white
High contrast and a bold statement, opting for black and white in your home is the most juxtaposed look you can do for. Yet it brings such chic sophistication, making it a key 2020 interior trend.
Pairing these colours in your décor doesn’t have to be difficult either – think simplicity for the biggest impact. In your bedroom, opt for white bedding and black throws and pillows or in living spaces partner white and black embellishments together on bookshelves or windowsills.
70s vibes with a modern twist
It may have begun half a century ago, but the 1970s are well and truly influencing our décor in 2020. We’re using these retro colours, textures and furnishings to bring a cooler, laidback feel to our home, replacing the much heralded boho and mid-century styles.
When introducing 70s-inspired vibes to your home, think of warmer colours such as orange, yellow and rusty reds, and partner them with patterns like leopard print and terrazzo. Geometric wallpaper and texture-rich materials such as fringe will add to your chic retro style.