Pinterest Announced Winners Of Best UK Interior Awards And Predicted Top Trend
Pinterest has announced the winners of its Best UK Interiors Awards, and predicted the top British trends for 2018 - which puts kitsch and the colour purple at the fore.
The awards celebrate the best in British interior ideas as well as revealing what will inspires Brits when it comes to decorating and designing the spaces around them.
The winners of the Best of Pinterest UK Interiors Awards were selected across seven categories and judged by the team at the London Design Festival, in collaboration with Pinterest UK's editorial team.
The Awards reveal interesting insights into what Brits are favouring when it comes to interiors this year, with purple the UK's emerging favourite colour, bright and bold patterns making a comeback, and Instagrammable dining experiences exploding.
2018 Interior trends
Maximalism – more is more
From kitsch to excessive colour, 2018 interiors are unapologetically over the top with people growing confidence in experimenting with colour throughout the home.
Brightly-coloured bedrooms, motivational workspaces, arty wallpaper manifestations, playful mini bars and bright prints, were spotted among the rising trend.
Popping purple is the colour of the year
Lavender and mauve have emerged as front runners, with interior ideas and styling seen going through a distinctly purple patch.
Decor tips when you don't own
Tenants desperate to injecting personality into their shiny new pads have turned to rented art and hanging pictures without nails for top temporary solutions.
Wes Anderson-inspired decor
People are seeking inspiration from the Isle Of Dog director's scrupulously stylised film sets. From The Grand Budapest Hotel's candy pink interiors to 1920s inspired patterns and posters, this is Pinterest UK's most opulent 2018 interior trend with saves up by 186%.
Fashion's fling with fringing is flirting its way into your homes, with tassels on everything from cushions and curtains to mirrors and lamps.
Terrazzo keeps on trending
The mixed material of the seventies, made from marble, quartz, granite and glass is showing little sign of slowing down with saves up 305%.
Perfectly photogenic restaurants
Passion for hot pink and neon signs for an Instagrammable dining experiences has made its way into your favourite restaurant and cafe designs with Sketch winning best restaurant design.
Matchy matchy decor
Pinners were seen coordinating their radiator colour with walls and complement rugs with their paint work ensuring their home decor hues were in harmony.
Investing in big buys
Saved pins on investment pieces were up, with long term lust-haves prominently featured.
Source: Daily Mail