Round-up of the top interior trends this month

As we stroll into spring, there’s a number of new design trends coming to that we can’t wait to introduce to our homes. From softer, warmer pastel shades to quirky geometric designs and innovative suspended lighting styles, here’s a round-up of this month’s top trends to inspire you.

Faceted Shapes

Angular shapes and faceted forms have been seen at all the major design fairs of the year so far and are set to be a huge trend for 2016. The geometric angles are being used in all different pieces of furniture, from lighting to storage and even cushions.

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Quite a statement piece on their own, faceted shapes tend to work better when used as smaller, more decorative accessories. The Muuto Shade Bowls and Vase are a must have addition to any kitchen and look perfect out on display. Faceted textiles are also hugely popular and look particularly effective. These Muuto Tile Cushions are made from weaving premium quality wool and instantly modernise any statement chair or sofa with their quirky angles.

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For a more statement geometric style, take a look at the Menu Willenz Volume Rug to add a stylish and on trend edge to any room of your home. The cool grey tones complement wooden floors particularly well.

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Softer Shades and Muted Tones

A much softer colour palette is a key trend for this year. An emergence of dusky pinks, warm greys, soft mauves and dusty blue hues are beginning to span a number of different areas of interior design, from walls to interiors and accessories.

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These gentle pops of colour perfectly complement the basic and neutral Scandinavian colour palette which is the leading trend in interior design at the moment. Take a look at these Menu Hanging Vessels which are great for storing all your favourite bits and bobs and turn a plain wall into more of a feature in an instant. From cool sage green to warmer mustard shades, muted tones bring the cool Scandinavian palette bang up to date for spring.

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This is one of the easiest trends to bring into your home and can easily be incorporated in many different areas. From accessories to lighting - you can include as much or as little as you like. The Muuto Ambit Pendant Light is available in both rose and green and instantly brings a fresher springtime vibe to your interiors.

Feature Lighting

The way we light up our homes has become a crucial part of interior design and this year there are more innovative lighting styles than ever before to bring into your home. Lamps and suspended pendants are set to remain big and minimalist styles remain at the forefront of this year’s lighting trends.

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Lighting is an area where several other interior trends can be combined as demonstrated by the Menu Tied Pendant Light, in which the concrete cylinder and fabric suspension cable come in a variety of muted colours from taupe to a light ash grey. The Muuto E27 Pendant Light in mustard is also set to be a key item for spring 2016 and is already available along with a variety of other colours on our website.

Standing floor lamps are still really popular and a key piece of feature lighting this season. The Northern Lighting Me Floor Lamp comes in array of fresh spring colours making it a must have accessory. The White, Petrol Blue & Grey styles look chic when positioned upon plain surfaces, from dark ash grey floorboards or positioned next to grey sofas or white shelving.

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With so many new interior trends for 2016, this month’s new pieces look set to be big hitters that will become crucial features of our home over the year. From softer colours to trendy angular accessories and fun lighting accessories, there’s no better time than the spring to overhaul your interiors.