The block's interior architect Darren Palmer reveals the top trends of 2019 – including woven furniture, exposed brick and chevron tiles
- Darren Palmer has revealed the top trends shown at The Block this season
- Textured accessories such as rattan furniture and Berber carpets are big news in 2019
- Static brick walls, mosaic tiles and velvet chairs are other important trends
- Darren, 42, is generally regarded as one of the most influential designers in Australia
Darren Palmer from The Block has revealed the best household design trends that were featured in the hit series this season.
Darren, 42, one of Australia's leading interior designers, said that textured accessories such as velvet chairs, rattan furniture and Berber rugs will be hugely popular in the coming months.
The TV star, located in iconic Bondi Beach in Sydney, also shared its favorite design features of the show, including statement brick walls and mosaic tiles.
The leading Australian interior architect Darren Palmer (photo) has revealed the top trends that can be seen at The Block this season, including accessories with texture and mosaic tiles
1. MOSAIC TILES
Darren said that elongated, vertical mosaics are one of his favorite trends of the current season.
He advised to use mosaic tiles as a back wall behind the sink in the bathroom or kitchen, or to create a small statement function in the middle of a wall.
Darren also predicted that chevron tiles, which create a pattern with interlocking triangles, will be an important trend for next year.
Mosaic tiles are best used in bathrooms and kitchens as a back wall or as part of a striking wall
2. RATTAN FURNITURE
Darren often talks about his passion for woven rattan and wicker accessories, which he previously & # 39; great fit & # 39; called for spring.
Woven wicker chairs have enjoyed a revival in the wilderness in recent years.
Reed remains a popular choice among furniture makers because of its durability and resistance to moisture, The smart heart reported.
Rattan sofas, headboards and lamp stands are a stylish addition to modern living spaces, especially in combination with clean, straight lines and monochrome color schemes.
Rattan sofas, headboards and lamp stands are a stylish addition to modern living spaces
Exposed brick is becoming increasingly popular in Australian homes, and Darren said it works best as part of a statement function.
Custom wallpaper has also enjoyed a recent revival, as designers move away from traditionally popular white, gray and oak.
Colored concrete and layered stone floors are other leading interior trends for the summer.
Darren likes to use bricks as a striking wall in living rooms or kitchens
Australian house residents are increasingly interested in using unusual textures in the house and experimenting with everything from coarse Berber carpets to ground velvet chairs
4. WOVEN SEATS AND ACCESSORIES
Darren said that Australian house residents are increasingly interested in styling their homes with unusual textures, from coarse Berber carpets to ground velvet chairs.
& # 39; In line with new and innovative use of materials … the emphasis is on tactility and texture & # 39 ;, he said Domain.
Curved furniture, a legacy to the 1980s, is also becoming increasingly popular.
& # 39; Whether it is a side table or a dining table, we see that the eighties influence the shapes of furniture in the spring, & # 39; said Darren.
& # 39; Think of those terrible arches from the & # 39; 80 and then turn them on their side … and you get the essence of the newest shapes in furniture. & # 39;
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