This season a heat-wave of tropical inspirations has hit our homes, with palms and pineapples taking centre stage. From kitsch objet d’arts to wallpaper prints, this look is a must-have trend for all interiors. Luscious greens to pop-art pinks, colors should be bold and bright, evoking heady sunsets and an exotic feel. We take a closer look at how to incorporate this at home and heat up your interior look…
The palm print is a great way to get instant summer vibes at home, instantly evocative of beach holidays and relaxed vibes. You can go one better than the print though and invest in real plants for your interior. Nothing says summer like the fresh green of a vignette of plants, and for those who struggle to maintain house plants the easy-to-care-for cacti genre are the ideal addition.
Many of the leading names in interior design have been inspired by the pretty palm trees we all associate with summer holidays. Cole & Son have a range of wallpaper in the Palm print, perfect for those who want year round tropical ambience at home. For more subtle palm inspiration look to American designer Michael Aram, from his palm candle holders to beautifully unique serving set there is an entire range to explore. For those looking to embrace the palm trend even whilst on holiday Palm & Peach’s fabulous round beach towel design is an absolute holiday must.
Bright, bold and instantly warming, look to carnival bright colors to create an on-trend summer style. The luxury Italian fashion brand Versace have an iconic home collection including wallpaper, in bold green their palm print is a sure winner. Elizabeth Scarlett’s charming home accessories have summer prints a plenty, her palm cushions come in a great range of tropical colorways too for the added style factor. For perennial summer home style look to Desigual for their powerful prints in sunny shades across bed linen to towelling.
The unlikely hero of this season’s interior and fashion style stakes. Think tiki bar meets ’60s kitsch to get the pineapple prints and accessories right in your home. Pols Potten’s decorative pineapple accessory is a must have, available in gold, silver, black & white, it’s ideal for mixing and matching and adding instant tropical times to your interior space. Elizabeth Scarlett also has a great range of pineapple prints across her cushions, wash bags and even a beautiful quilt, ideal with combining with her palm print pieces. Our favourite summertime accessory for this season has to be Silken Favours’ pineapple cushion – from the sofa to the bed it will add summer cheer even on rainy days.
For more summer style inspiration head to Amara and discover the latest home accessories to keep your interior on-trend.