With a brand new year on the horizon, it's the perfect time to start thinking about giving your home a refresh (or, perhaps more accurately, it's the perfect time to stop procrastinating about re-decoration and actually make some tangible plans). By now, you’re probably already well-versed in the interiors trends that have defined 2018 (the continuing popularity of rose gold, terrazzo tiling and an obsession with mid-century vintage furniture, to name just a handful), but what will be on the cards for next year? And will millennial pink be quite so ubiquitous this time in 2019? We’ve asked a handful of interiors experts to look into their metaphorical crystal balls and answer that very question, giving us a handful of re-decorating prompts in the process.
From the rise of the home bar (cheers to that) to the textures, colours and hero pieces that will be all over your Instagram feeds come 2019, these are the trends to invest in now (with some visual inspiration courtesy of Pinterest)...
1. Mixing metals
'Rose gold is out and in its place has come a passion for mixing metals, such as brass, gold and copper, giving a warm feel to metal in the home,' explains Cindy Fuller, founder of Designs Direct. 'It looks great with rough timber or brick.'
Want more interiors inspiration? Check out our guides to Scandi-style bedrooms that will instantly make you feel more Zen, statement ceiling ideas to up your game, ideas to steal from Pinterest's best bathrooms and the concrete interiors trend - or perhaps you're looking for interiors tricks to steal from Copenhagen's most stylish Airbnbs. You're very welcome.