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SS14 Trend Preview: Painterly Strokes

Painterly Interior Trend

Painterly Interior Trend

As we move into spring it’s time to ditch those tired old greys and browns! The weather will be brightening along with our colour palettes, reviving last year’s pretty pastels and bold primary colours. One trend that looks set to return in 2014 is ‘painterly’ homewares, which means anything with a watercolour or brush stroke style effect.

Opt for contrasting colours in strong, deliberate brush strokes for an eye-catching effect, best used on smaller accessories dotted around a room. Alternatively, work watercolour bleeds in pastel hues through every room of the house for a dreamy, springtime feel.

From art prints through to rugs, cushions, tableware and even glass, you can spot painterly effects everywhere. Here is a selection of products to help you bring the look into your own home.

Painterly Interior Trend

1. Amy Sia 2. Cloudberry Living 3. Iapetus 4. Digitex Home 5. Yao Cheng at Society6 6. Kelaty

Lifestyle images: 1. Urban Road 2. Urban Road

Author bio

Lucy is an interiors PR and blogger based in London. She started Decorenvy as a scrapbook for interiors ideas and inspiration, with the occasional DIY project or craft idea thrown in for good measure! You can find her tweeting at @decorenvy. Read more posts by .

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Comments (4)

  1. What a great blog post! I’ve been looking for a new trend and you’ve hit right on it. I really love the deer painting, it’s smashing.

  2. Thanks Rachael, I’m glad you enjoyed it! Can’t wait to see all the new painterly products come out in the spring. The deer is my favourite too!

  3. Hello Lucy, Short but lovely post, shared on my FB site, Unexpected Living.
    I am planning to launch an Art for Every Space serial and just wondering if you could credit those two paintings, I might use them if it is not a problem. Thanks, Marianna

  4. Hi Marianna, the images don’t belong to me, but if you look at the “lifestyle images” links at the bottom of the post you can find credits for them. Thanks for sharing :)

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