Summertime Blues interior trends

Summertime Blues

The sun’s out, and summer is edging over the horizon, promising longer days and warming rays.

Keeping it cool with blue tones allows homeowners to create a stylish escape from the midday sun while also providing a calming aesthetic after a clammy commute or busy beach day.

The Palette

Think summer skies and coastal blues for the ultimate in Summertime Blue colour inspiration. Softer tones of blue can instil a tranquil and peaceful ambiance, whereas deeper hues introduce a sense of depth and intensity. Not ready to reach for a paintbrush? We look at the top products making it easier to add cool blues to home design.

Blue Roots

Stainfree Maximus, Petrol from £27 per m2, Abingdon Flooring,

Set the tone with a blue carpet. Pairing the shade with complementary hues such as crisp whites, sandy neutrals, or pops of vibrant coral or yellow can enhance the summer-inspired palette while adding visual interest and balance to the overall design. This dark blue carpet works as a beautiful contrast when paired with wicker accessories, light beiges and neutral schemes.

The Board Walk

left Impressive, Classic Oak Natural laminate from £27.99 per m2 middle Impressive, Soft Oak Natural laminate floor from £27.99 per m2 right Impressive Patterns, Chevron Oak Natural laminate floor from £32.49 per m2, Quick-Step,

Blue tones go hand in hand with coastal trends. Take a tip from Quick-Step by pairing blue walls with wood and timber-effect floors for that ultimate balance of earth and sky inspiration.

Cool with Comedy

Pop collection, 9394 California Blue rug from £205 (100 x 140cm) Louis De Poortere,

Who say’s interiors have to be serious? Add a little witty humour to your summer home with these fabulous rugs from the Pop collection. Each features an iconic motif that’s woven into a luxurious rug for the ultimate bare-foot comfort.

An Italian Getaway

left Capri, 450 Blue Grotto middle Capri, 451 Agate right Capri, 453 Silvermine all 100% wool flat weave loop carpet from £88 per m2, Riviera Home,

This popular collection from luxury, natural flooring experts Riviera Home UK demonstrates how natural fibres don’t always have to be beige. Capri is woven from 100% solid dyed New Zealand wool, and the delicate tonal details help homeowners add a layer of patterned interest while offer a soft, resilient solution that’s a more considerate choice.

Cool Chips

left and middle Moduleo Roots, Fiastra 46630 from £35.29 per m2 right Moduleo Roots, Moodboard on a Polar theme, prices from £28.69 per m2, Moduleo,

Contemporary terrazzo styles are making a mark in home design. This stylish LVT floor from Moduleo offers a dappled effect with varying size accent chips that mimic the cooling style of marble floors that will help keep the look cool this summer.

The Perfect Pattern

from left to right Emilia, Estrella, Evora and Tweed all cushion vinyls from the Aspire collection from £21 per m2 LeoLine,

LeoLine has cleverly mastered the look of taking traditional tile patterns and updating with contemporary colour palettes. The result is a range of practical cushion vinyl that are easy to clean and install, making them a popular choice for homeowners looking for a quick, summer update.

Summer Accessories

Nell, Blue Handmade Block Print Cotton Quilt from £135 [email protected] |

Integrating blue through various elements such as wall paint, upholstery, accent decor, or even through natural elements like sea-inspired artwork or accessories can infuse your space with a cool and calming vibe. Huddle Collection offers a range of accessories, including these charming quilts, that can add a pop of colour and pattern to plain and cottage-inspired interiors.

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