*Trifle Trend Forecast 2016


Come one, come all, and see what is trending at the *Trifle office in 2016...

What's going to be big in 2016 you ask?  Well, we were just thinking about that! Here is our round up of the interiors trends we expect to make a big mark in 2016.


Definitely the colour of the moment, we are seeing dusty and pale pinks popping up everywhere - from beauty and fashion to home, hospitality and office interiors. It's no wonder Pantone has named Rose Quartz one of their Colours of the Year. No brainer!

Pictured from left: Ban.Do's new office in L.A. and Muuto's Connect sofa in rose.


Another colour which will continue to be big this year is Indigo. Forget about grey, this is the new "neutral" backdrop to use for comfort and drama that goes with anything, just like your favourite pair of jeans.

Pictured clockwise from top left: Blue living room with Sky Wallpaper from www.theroomedit.com, Image from tapontour.com, Artwork by Chessy Welch via dianelikesart.tumblr.com, Graham & Greene sofa, Farrow & Ball Stiffkey Blue room


There is something very satisfying about a good grid, subtly suggesting orderliness and providing a framework within which you can be creative.

Pictured clockwise from top left: Plant pots from Geo-fleur, GRID modular shelving system from Icons of Denmark, Steel wire grid image from Target.com, collaborative working space at CPA Australia's Melbourne office.


Tying in with the grid trend but taking it to another level with bold colours and patterns, Sottsass and Memphis are back in style in a big way.

Pictured clockwise from top left: Kartell showroom in Milan, Darkroom London, Staircase image from deco-cool.com, upcoming Camille Walala rug collection forFLOOR_STORY


Not totally mainstream, we've noticed more and more iridescent finishes popping up in fashion and interiors recently and we have to say, we like it! Good for a hint of colour, or could look quite cool and futuristic teamed up with concrete.

Pictured clockwise from top: Red Bull's New York office, Patricia Urquiola Shimmer table, Serpentine Pavillion 2015 designed by Selgas Cano.


We don't need to tell you how plants can wonderfully improve a space - both in terms of aesthetics and air quality - but this year why not try to think about the vertical plane when incorporating greenery into your space? Here are some ideas we love.

Pictured from left: Wildernis Amsterdam, Wall Jars from VertiPlants, Ceramic & Leather planters from Light and LadderEwald Schillig stand at IMM Cologne 2015.


A natural material gaining some well-deserved recognition in interiors, rattan can be used to add warmth and texture in any space.

Pictured from left: Ilse Crawford's Sinnerlig collection for IKEA, Rattan bed via frommoontomoon.blogspot.com, Rattan chairs at Refinery29's office


Mixing materials is nothing new but this year we are loving combinations that bring together some pleasantly surprising finishes for a lovely mash up of textures.

Pictured clockwise from top left: Peca Santa Clara marble and copper organisers by Caterina Moretti, Concrete and velvet from Tactility Factory, Uber HQ's reception desk, Conde Nast's new New York office.

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trifle* lovesEmma Smith