Summer trends

A pale red armchair in front of a grey wallHow to pull off the hottest summer 2017 interior trends

You can never rely on the British weather, but summer 2017 is set to be a sizzler as far as interior design goes. To showcase some of the season’s most in-vogue trends, we asked four of the UK’s best lifestyle and design bloggers to share tips on how to achieve interior design perfection.

From making the most of an open living space to injecting colour or geometric designs into your home, we have the know-how to make your interiors look hot this summer!

Green interior design ideas, by Jessie Emma

Green fruit and leaves on a chopping board
Looking for interior design ideas to make your friends green with envy? From furniture and throws to art and crockery, Jessie Emma of Pocket Wanderings has it covered.

The pop-of-colour trend, by Becky

Yellow armchair draped with a beige throw with white tassels
A colour injection is such a simple way to breathe life into your home over the summer months. BKY blogger Becky reveals how to do this using everything from bright, bold colours to muted, pastel tones.

The pros and cons of open plan living, by Lauretta

Urban style living space with grey sofa and dining table
Open plan living can maximise space and make the most of natural light that’s so abundant in summer, but it also has its cons. Lauretta, of Home and Horizon, provides insight into the open plan trend.

Geometric design inspiration, by Olivia

Grey title card reading geometric design
Transform the ambience of your home with a splash of geometric design. The Northernist’s Olivia reveals how to balance this bold look to achieve zig-zag perfection.

The modern country home, by Lucy

Creating a “country-esque” feel to your home can be as simple as adding a few shades of cream and just a hint of colour. Lucy’s Lookbook shows how adding a few retro items can create a homely feel whilst adding character and personality.

Using mixed patterns in the home, by Sainab

Cream living room with cream sofa draped with white, teal, pink, yellow and blue geometric patterned cushions
Steph Inside My Handbag highlights some of the top interior trends this season, from mixed patterns to upholstered headboards and muted tones. “Gone are the days when colours and patterns need to match”.

The Zen Bedroom, by Charlotte

A title card reading: A life of a Charlotte, the zen bedroom
The importance of having a calm and relaxing place to unwind can often be overlooked. A Life Of Charlotte shows us how to create “The Zen Bedroom” through colour, lighting, furnishings and of course a technology clear out.

Bringing the outside in, by Kirsty

Light pink flowers in a glass vase on side table in a white room
Add a touch of the outdoors to your home this summer. Green and natural prints can add a real sense of relaxation and freshness to a room. Kirsty from The Monday Project recommends adding prints, flowers, plants and cushions amongst other things to create a natural feel.

Block colour room, by Rebecca

A pile of different coloured cushions on a bed
Brighten up your bedroom space by adding block colours and patterns, like this pretty pink combined with bold black and white prints. Static Nova shows how to pull of this look with just a few cushions and display items.