HOME TRENDS THIS AUTUMN

Terracotta Tiles

Terracotta is one of those mystical materials that seems to stay in style decade after decade. And terracotta tiles, in particular, are bound to be back in a big way this autumn.

Warm textiles

Textiles are also a joy when seen in surprising places. A woven wall hanging, for instance, or detailed wallpaper to create a country lodge feel. From a delicate white wool throw to a rich red woven blanket or tweed cushion, these textiles add richness, depth and texture to the room – and pair beautifully with terracotta and other earthy elements.

Country colours

Working with an autumnal color palette is all about the basics. Opt for deep plums, rusty reds, burnt orange, forest green, golds, and browns. Autumn colors can be introduced inexpensively through accessories such as wall art, rugs, cushions, bed linen, dinnerware, vases, table ornaments, small kitchen counter appliances and lamp shades. And a quick change of the couch slipcover is one of the best ways to incorporate the new season’s shades, without having to buy new furniture.

Hygge

Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, this way of life is all about creating a cozy den, a simple space, in which to live, love, share and celebrate. And autumn is the perfect season for living with a little hygge. So don the woolen socks, cozy up on the couch, and make yourself a nice warm cuppa. Add a spectacularly soft rug under-foot, dive into your most beloved book, and voila you’re home is as hygge as they come.

Casually corked

Cork is also wonderfully Nordic, adding to that hygge vibe, and sprucing up a space with a little intrigue. From a cork stool, to a cork wall in the kitchen to create a crafty feature that’s unique to your family, this material is sure to be seen in properties around the world this autumn. Pretty and practical, it rounds out our pick of the top trends to try.