03 | Reflections ...

Our first blog of the year is a guest blog - by Carole Newman of Shades Interiors.


2016 has drawn to a close and it is now a time of reflection.  In the world of home interiors it has been an exciting and diverse year.  Whilst there has still been a dominance of grey tones in the interiors palette, a kaleidoscope of brighter, bolder colours have also featured.  An example of this is from Warwick Fabrics.


Late into the Autumn, Romo chose to stay with muted tones of grey for its latest collections.

Quintessentially British, the Kelso collection conjures thoughts of a picturesque country retreat and scenic woodland walks.  It offers a modern take on tradition.

 Kelso by Romo Fabrics

Kelso by Romo Fabrics

 Kelso by Romo Fabrics

Kelso by Romo Fabrics

Focusing on a strong appeal to the senses, Damaris exudes an aura of relaxation and calm.  With an air of understated luxury this collection oozes tranquillity.

 Damaris by Romo Fabrics

Damaris by Romo Fabrics


Animal Prints have for centuries been a popular choice for accessorising and 2016 has continued this trend.  Featuring Zebra, Tiger, Cheetah and Giraffe skin, Thibaut's Woven 10 : "Menagerie" is truly luxurious, but also durable.

   
  
 
 
  
    
  
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  Menagerie by Thibaut

Menagerie by Thibaut


Being at one with nature has also become more and more important.  Within Arte's Monochrome collection they have developed a design inspired by the unique structure of wood.  Nature has its own set of rules.


Now that 2017 is upon us, it’s only a short time away from the unveiling of the first fabric and wallcoverings of the year.  If 2016 was anything to go by, they won't disappoint.  From Shades Interiors, we wish you all a very Happy New Year.

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