Our personal chill-out space, the bedroom is where we seek sanctuary. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be stimulating. And this year’s trends for statement headboards, smart blinds and bold stripes will certainly see to that.
Here, Sonno lists some of the more popular bedroom design trends for this year and beyond, and shows how you can bring them into your bedroom, easily and without spending lavish amounts of cash:
They’re been trending on our floors for quite a while now and now big bold stripes are about the hit the bedroom too. Upmarket paint company Farrow and Ball have a red and white bold striped ceiling, others have gone for more a ‘ticking’ stripe. Is the former the modern-day four poster bed? Certainly, it feels like you have a canopy, lying in bed, looking up at such a bold pattern.
Not just big, but huge, upholstered headboards are big news in bedrooms these days. Especially bedrooms which are lux or eye-catching enough to become a focal point for the room. A tall panelled and tufted headboard in a luxury silver crushed velvet adds a touch of glamorous to any bedroom. Edges can be rounded, while patterns can be bold and mixed.
A blue hue
Pantone’s pick for this year is a vibrant blue named Veri Peri, while Dulux’s Colour of the Year, is the far more demure and pastel-like bright skies. We love them both. The latter is a shade guaranteed to make us feel