Elicyon style and design studio is famed for its luxurious method to inside layout – so we sat up and took recognize when they contacted us with their interior structure trends predicted for 2022.
Right here, Cecilia Halling, Inventive Director at Elicyon reveals eight means the group will be creating households in the calendar year forward.
1. Bespoke gaming home furniture
‘Requests for gaming tables and spaces to accommodate board video games are more and more well known. We’re generally asked to design areas for chess, backgammon and cards in the property, with personalized reclined informal seating to relax in even though playing.
‘It’s turn out to be about slipping in appreciate with your residence, bringing leisure into the house now that we are back socializing in groups and wanting to make the most of the household, choosing to be in relatively than out.
‘Crafting a gaming table is a actual art as they are highly bespoke, with unique colorways or styles to fit each unique style of recreation. One shopper required a side desk in the main living area whereby if you flipped the best it turned into a chessboard.’
2. Indulgent guilty pleasure room or space
‘As perform from residence becomes a much more everlasting fixture in quite a few of our life, the have to have for a feeling of escape to retreat to immediately after do the job is common. A space that allows you to experience as nevertheless you are departing from the day – be it, a place the place your creativity operates wild with vibrant hues or daring art, or an immersive screening home exactly where you can reduce you taking part in PlayStation or Xbox, for case in point, with surround sound.
‘Over the very last several decades, there has been an obvious change to colour in our dwelling design and generating entertaining times that excite. For a single client, we made an aerial yoga area that was completely mirrored from ground to ceiling – it was an indulgence that they experienced constantly dreamed of having in their own home. For a different client, a Moroccan fashion spa in electrical blue was developed as the ultimate area to unwind soon after operate, for a cleanse and refresh. The surprise aspect allows to produce a minute for attendees. These guilty enjoyment areas are the ultimate luxurious.’
3. Painted or tented ceilings
‘The fifth wall in a place is usually neglected and painted white as conventional, having said that, we see it as an option to be playful, add color and character to a space. It may perhaps be that additional coving depth is extra to draw the eyes up, or that the ceiling is painted an solely various colour altogether.
‘For 1 customer, we have draped a significant product canvas over a bathroom ceiling to generate a biophilic sanctuary, practically a safari tent, to evoke unique feelings of travel. In yet another project’s powder space, we’re applying Cole & Son wallpaper showcasing clouds to deal with the ceiling. The wall area was mainly taken up by furnishings, and so we required to insert curiosity to the large spare normally-unused area on the ceiling it was then framed with a dark green trim.’
4. Uncommon, unforeseen, and playful color combinations
‘In the absence of vacation in the earlier two many years, we have witnessed an noticeable openness to color from our clientele – daring, unusual and sudden shade combos these types of as salmon and cherry, mustard and mint or lilac and orange are thrilling and joyful.
‘Rather than sticking to two-toned materials palettes, we’re introducing a few shades or 4 to assure interiors appear alive. What may possibly truly feel like a clash on paper, and would not instinctively go alongside one another, in some cases finishes up with the most identity. Producing sudden combinations with these paint tendencies creates a definitely distinctive and stunning plan.’
5. Earthy colors, materiality, and textures
‘Red timber is a product we are doing the job with more in our strategies, normally with a cherry or unique veneer. However in latest decades we have applied a cooling mild blond timber reminiscent of the pared-back whitewashed model now synonymous with en vogue summer destinations which includes Ibiza and Mykonos.
‘This earthy materiality feels grounding and aids to truly feel related to mother nature in our households. Burnt and charred wood has a beautiful texture – it is a substance that is almost been wrecked and nonetheless by the course of action of destruction so a great deal character is included. It’s about celebrating imperfections and highlighting the uncooked materiality in the suitable natural environment offers a room depth.’
6. Top rated colors for 2022
‘Top predicted shades for 2022 contain: honeycomb, lilac, zesty curry lime, olive-yellow, dark navy, cherry and maple.
‘For just one client, an acid yellow superior gloss lacquer leaps from the inside of the bespoke eating room drinks’ bar anytime the doorways are opened – it’s the most remarkable of surprises.’
7. Uncovered utilitarian information
‘Inspired by the British Italian architect Richard Rodgers, recognized typically for his work on the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Lloyds of London constructing and Millenium Dome in London, the household furniture development we’re drawn to is generating a function of utilitarian information, as is frequently done in architecture.
‘Rather than hiding the nuts and bolts of a piece of home furniture, we’re in favor of highlighting these factors as a style quirk. Exposing steel framework typically has an pleasing honest aesthetic.’
8. Unconventional pendants and chandeliers
‘After years of loving delicate bronze, alabaster and blown glass lights developments, we are now drawn to brilliant hues and interestingly formed chandeliers. In a the latest task, we suspended a floating blanket formed chandelier made of solid glass, which frames the most important living house.
‘Acid shade pops extra to techniques generate playful interest, and we’re predicting a flurry of these in interior techniques throughout 2022.’