Blinding Inspiration: Icelandic trends
As the temperature drops even further and snow starts to fall throughout the UK, there’s no better time than now to incorporate a fresh Icelandic look into your home with rich blues and pastel colours. Following on from our blog post last month which explained how to style your home for the festive season, here we will provide a few handy tips to help transform the interior of your home into an Icelandic wonderland.
Muted colour palette
In keeping with a cool winter theme, a muted colour palette is a popular Icelandic trend. Crisp whites and layered pastels create a soft, cosy look which can be easily partnered with accents of copper or wood for an elegant, natural feel.
Not only do pastel colours such as mint and baby blue complement this theme, but they are also incredibly versatile, so you won’t need to change the colours again when the season changes. The Speckle Sand design from our Roman blind range provides the perfect backdrop for a neutral-themed room, whilst its speckled texture adds to the rustic feel.
Speckled textures, marbled effects and swirling patterns on any type of window dressing are a subtle, chic way of adding charm and character to an Icelandic-themed room, without overbearing the space. Our speckled Roman blinds are available in white, cream and sand, so they can be easily coupled with brightly coloured or metallic accessories.
Alternatively, you may choose to opt for a geometric pattern in warm pastel shades to create a delicate, modern look which will still stay stylish as we transition into the spring season.
One of the main features of an Icelandic interior design trend is its minimalist look. The colour blue is the epitome of tranquility and relaxation, evoking images of fresh blue Icelandic glacial rivers. A cool blue colour palette doesn’t need to be frosty or gloomy – in fact, choosing a pastel blue blind can give the illusion of a larger space, while creating a comfortable, calm room for you to unwind in.
Iceland is also famed for its lava fields and green landscapes, so you may choose to bring the beauty of the outdoors into your home by using green tones, such as olive, moss, mint or emerald. Creating an organic look in the home has been a popular design trend for many years and 2017 doesn’t look any different, so there’s no better time than now to invest in a nature-inspired set of blinds guaranteed to make your visitors green with envy!
Kingston Blinds Direct
If you are looking to incorporate an Icelandic theme in your home, why not call upon the experts at Kingston Blinds Direct to help? We have a wealth of industry experience and are always on hand to provide expert advice on which type of blind will best suit your requirements, from Roman and roller to vertical and Venetian. To find out more about any of our products or services, please call our friendly team on 0800 998 1994 or fill in our contact form.