Heading back to nature: How to get the Biophilia interior design look in your home
A shaky political landscape coupled with increasing pressures on the environment and a move to a more sustainable future has resulted in one of the biggest interior design trends of 2020 – Biophilia.
Fashion has already begun to incorporate natural tones and accessories, drawing inspiration from the world around us and interior design is no exception. There has been a shift in favour of natural materials and greenery to feel a connection with the outside world. As a society we are finally becoming more aware of the impact our buying habits can have on the environment and we are seeing raw wooden surfaces replacing last year’s modern high-gloss counterparts.
How to get the Biophilia interior design look
Most vintage furniture can be found in darker tones like walnut and as we look to use what we have, rather than manufacture new pieces and drain resources, this look is being reflected in the pages of spring and summer look books.
The natural look has been reflected in the Dulux Colour of the Year 2020: Tranquil Dawn. This fresh, motivational green can brighten up any room.
Aside from Pantone’s Classic Blue, green is very much back in style, with plenty of foliage and natural light. Add some dashes of subtle animal print and you’re on to a winner.
Finally, we’re seeing more scalloped edges emerging in furniture, as well as tiles and cabinets.
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