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Trends - Product Design and Development

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At Pacific Lifestyle many of our homeware and decorative lighting ranges are designed and developed by our creative in-house team and meet specific UK quality and design standards.

Each year we carefully research the trends that will influence the home interiors market and pull together mood boards to help build our collections.  We review and compile style direction incorporating colour, textures and fabrics trends.

Please click on the Mood Boards to see some example concepts for our product ranges :

2019:

Malmo Mood Board

MALMO

In Malmo we’ve taken Scandi influences and mixed them with warm textiles and details to create a beautifully crisp but inviting look.

White is used liberally to create a blank backdrop for your home. This is complemented through accessorising with plants and greenery from tiny cacti to large leafy palms. Hints of tonal pinks are brought through on textiles and ornaments. By using just the right amount of accessories we strike the perfect balance between a fresh, clean home and a cosy, welcoming environment.

Furniture is minimal using clean lines and modern, Scandi styling. Metal frames and shapes are emphasised in matt black and antique brass. These are then combined with pale wood, white washed surfaces and raw, unfinished materials, which all help to contribute to the trend’s organic charm.

While pieces are highly considered, practical and often understated, they are elegant and beautifully made. Design is a priority and this is shown through articulated choices and minimal shaping. Through doing this, stunning spaces are created which are guaranteed to evoke both comfort and style.

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Astro Mood Board

ASTRO

Warm tones of brass, gold and copper are the highlights within our new 2019 trend, Astro.

Deep indigo blues emulate a starry midnight sky; creating a bold backdrop that allows metallic accents, matte neutrals and graphic elements to take centre stage.

This trend is an expansion of our 2018 industrial trend Arterior, but with a smoother image; with distressed surfaces and rugged style being replaced with a softer look and more muted colours.

Homewares are minimalistic, featuring clean lines, rounded edges and block colour. However, a strong use of raw materials throughout, such as concrete, wood and granite, keep the industrial look going strong.

Glints of metal, geometric patterns and delicate foliage juxtapose against these tough-luxe materials; lifting the overall look and creating layers of visual interest.

This trend has a touch of the ethereal whilst keeping the balance with its strong masculine undertones and darker colour palette.

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Skye Mood Board

SKYE

Essentially a relaxed, textural style story where muted, neutral colours tone with bold earthy tones; terracotta and deep blue, paprika and mud for example; creating a warm, homely feel with more than a hint of coastal charm.

Inspiration comes from artisan makers in coastal villages using natural sourced materials to create luxury yet individual pieces. From chunky, knitted throws and heavy furs to cast concretes and hammered metals, carefully crafted textures are mixed together complementing each other perfectly in this cosy setting.

Looking to British beaches and the sea, we have taken influences from driftwood and fishing nets with woven rattans and reclaimed woods.

Silvers and nickels come through on metalwork. Shiny, polished surfaces mimic textures found on boats in marinas. Whereas these contrast with blackened, antiqued and hammered pieces that echo the weathering nature of the ocean.

The furniture in the SKYE trend combines washed wood with clever use of texture and design, and metal, using natural colours and textures to create beautifully rustic pieces with tactile surfaces. These striking pieces can regularly have their rustic background juxtaposed with surprising elements of beautiful, manufactured metals.

This textural explosion gives your space character and instant warmth creating a snug, hygge atmosphere whilst maintaining an element of cutting edge design and on trend pieces.

Lighting has a nautical feel with the use of driftwood, rope and handmade stoneware ceramics generally topped off with a cream cotton shade with beautiful natural slubs within the weave, for a relaxed finish.

The use of clocks, mirrors and gifts can truly cement a style so with that in mind we also have a selection of nautical inspired products all the while ensuring they are true to the artisanal flavour of this trend.

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Langham Mood Board

LANGHAM

Deep, luxurious colours and textures fill this trend, with deep velvets and shiny, gloss tiles clashing with brushed metals and glass. With an array of indulgent tones, this trend is opulent and sophisticated.

Taking inspiration from travel in the 1920s, we look at ornate train carriages, decadent hotel styling and art deco fashions. Everything is oversized, lavish and grand with daring colour clashes and brash designs. Metalwork is gold – either antiqued, shiny or brushed – to stand out against the deep colourful backdrop and with dark painted walls, colours and metalwork pop even more creating a rich, abundant feel.

Furniture is bold in black, jungle green and dark wood, however this is brightened with colour pops of mulberry, mustard and teal being brought through on accessories. This trend has no limitations and there is no restraint on the colours featured – allow vibrant bursts to come through to create your own distinctive style.

Dark marble is also prominent across accessories in deep greens and blacks and mixing with lustrous metallic glass. Velvet is also key for this trend featuring on shades and in upholstery. This luxurious material is further complemented with metallic satins and heavy decadent fabrics adding further to this opulent style.

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Azaleas Mood Board

AZALEAS

Delicate cherry blossom branches weave up from the floor and flow across the ceiling, welcoming glorious birds and filling the room with beautiful scent.

The Azaleas trend brings the prettiest of nature’s creations inside, for a beautiful interior that’s filled with an abundance of life.

Its enchanted feel is accentuated with a colour palette of delicate tones; layers of mint, blush and muted plum lift the room; creating a space that feels fresh, airy and light.

Heavily detailed wallpaper, furniture and decorative accessories create a strong visual impact, whilst clean spaces of white panelling, cream-coloured sofas and linen lamp shades catch the eye and allow the space to breathe.

Champagne metallic is in abundance, with grand, ornate mirrors allowing light to bounce around the room, further accentuating an ethereal feel. Real flowers in statement vases further blur the lines between inside and out. Set the tone with pretty photo frames and delicate trinkets.

The furniture for Azaleas is always timeless; turned wood in soft white, mirrored furniture with Venetian opulence, and sometimes a beautiful handle on a furniture piece is all that is needed for the grandioso performance.

Lighting tends to be bejewelled, delicate and feminine.  Crystal chandeliers bounce the light source around the interior and beautiful hand finished shades on timelessly elegant bases create the enchanting environment, synonymous with the Azaleas theme.

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2018:

SCANDI EARTH MOOD BOARD

SCANDI EARTH

Fresh greens and neutral tones mix with Scandi style for this bright, modern trend. Scandi Earth perfectly combines stylish design with organic charm to craft a cosy yet minimalist feel.

Furniture is highly considered and functional with modern finishes and smooth textures, whilst unfinished, raw materials evoke this trend’s organic charm.

Furs and textured wools bring a comforting, relaxed feel to your home whilst minimal styling helps it remain modern and spacious. The balance of these two contrasting attitudes creates a fresh yet homely atmosphere.

Use basket weave and pale, grainy wood textures with cream and grey tones to create your neutral colour palette.  Complement these with grassy greens and softer shades to brighten up your space and add a crisp, refreshing mood.

Antique brass and copper highlights can be used to add interest. Arrange these with glossy green house plants and muted succulents to liven up and energise your space.

Scandi-Earth-Pantone

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Kalypso

KALYPSO

Vibrant and energetic, the Kalypso trend is daring and colourful. Let your home tell a story with this season’s boldest trend as you take inspiration from all over the globe to create a tropical paradise.

Wandering palm leaves and opulent, tropical flowers are key imagery within this trend featured on highly adorned designs in bright, clashing tones. These are combined with further decoration as mottled beetles, flamingos and emerald cacti inject additional colour.

Rich textiles are combined with dark, polished wood to create opulent and indulgent furniture, while bright golds and other bold metallics can also be used to bring a touch of glamour to your tropical paradise.

Black is used to highlight and frame with painted accessories still standing out against the bright, tropical backdrop.

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Peony

PEONY

Blush, rose pink and grey make up the setting for Peony this season. Feminine and floral yet modern and glamourous, this trend embodies elegance and style.

Tonal greys and creams fashion a beautifully chic backdrop. Accents of chalky, blush pinks and vintage hues are then added to create a fresh, feminine aura.

Use marble across accessories for a calming, sophisticated mood then harmonise this with highlights of champagne, rose gold and antique silver to add a little more luxury to your home.

Mirrored surfaces enhance the glamour of your space further. These are paired with classic styling and intricate detailing to create a luxe, timeless finish that we can’t help but love.

Matt white painted wooden furniture complements dramatic chandeliers and jewelled pendants with elegant shaping to form a stunning but welcoming space.

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Arterior

ARTERIOR

Function and design come together in the Arterior trend. The utility style features practical engineering and smart design.

Raw materials, unpolished textures and reclaimed wood designs are brought through to create a tough, industrial look. This highly stylish, ever-popular trend gives your home a stripped-back, minimal feel giving the illusion of space and relaxation.

Matte metal and concrete reinforce the back to basics image while more polished surfaces and occasional textiles add a warmer sophistication to this trend’s hard, straightforward style.

Use deep, dark grey tones across the decor in your space with highly considered accents of teal to add a hint of luxury.

There should be a purpose for everything in this industrial styled home and oversized clocks with traditional styling are the perfect statement pieces to put together with your space adding to the functional theme.

Worn, distressed surfaces enhance your space’s industrious spirit but give a used and welcoming look to the interior design.

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West Coast

WEST COAST

Channel the California sunshine through your home to capture the West Coast trend. Bright and airy, this trend gives your home a modern feel whilst remaining homely.

Use natural wood as a subtle, pure background for navy and bright blue to create a sophisticated palette. Classic white complements faded driftwood tones in an airy, spacious environment.

Charming beach inspired artefacts adorn your space whilst the area remains modern with mature and simplified styling. Add candles, lanterns and washed out textiles to extend the light, open feel.

Understated design gives a delicate charm and together with a few bold statement pieces a refreshing yet practical space is formed.

Through refined styling this trend is fresh and contemporary whilst coastal influences evoke a welcoming, comfortable nostalgia.

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