Our homes are probably more important to us than ever these days and in this new season, not to mention year, it’s interesting to see clear trends coming through.
Comfort is now a non-negotiable and beautiful pieces and accessories play a big role in making spaces that are both a reflection of our personalities and a pleasure to spend time in. Investment pieces have soared in popularity too, as people decide it’s worth putting their money into well-made, forever pieces that will last.
However, that’s not to say you can’t create wonderful spaces even if you can’t quite splash the cash right now. And if you’re short on ideas, there is plenty of inspiration to serve as a jumping-off point, no matter what your budget.
For 2021, luxury French brand Roche Bobois has tapped into some of the key trends in interiors. It has gone all-out with shape, comfort and colour with inspirations taken from the drama of the 1920s, the curved shapes of the 1970s and classic geometric design.
We’ve rounded up some of the main themes it has highlighted for ss21, which should hopefully provide plenty of inspiration!
The Roaring Twenties
A decade of creativity and decadence after the restrictions of the war years, the ‘20s produced the glorious, indulgent style of the art deco movement. Think rich fabrics, basket-shaped couches, fan lights and lots of gold and black.
The Soft Seventies
Did we mention comfort is big news these days? This ‘70s-inspired trend leans into soft curves (the type of couches and beds you can’t wait to throw yourself on) and ditches any and all sharp angles. Add in a palette of cool greys and optimistic pops of colour and you’re all set.
If you prefer a more structured, clean look the geometric trend is for you. It’s all about a pared-back palette and geometric shapes (triangles, squares and the like) with cool marble and glass featuring heavily. Perfect for a spring refresh in you living spade.
This trend is built on warmth and the richness of wood tones teamed with buttery leathers. Think warm rusts, shades of browns and honey hue with shapes in all sorts of comforting curves. To maximise the trend, bring in accessories in natural textures and the odd piece of glassware to add interest.
Pops of Pastel
Our homes should be our havens, a place to relax and de-stress in and nothing says 'relax' quite like pastels. Soft, subtle and never in your face they're not as stark as pure white, and you can mix and match all you like. Opt for faded terracotta, pink and warm griege to create the perfect chill-out feel. (Pictured: Toccata bookcase, designed by Alessio Bassan.)
For more on Roche Bobois go to Roche-bobois.com/en-IE