We go on holiday to escape day-to-day life and live a little luxuriously, don’t we? We often choose accommodation more indulgent than our own homes, but this year, it’s all about bringing that holiday feeling into your space. Replicate the enjoyment and relaxation that comes with going on holiday and create an interior you don’t want to escape from!
Feel The Island Vibes
When we go on a summer break, we are often drawn to islands. Think of white beaches, fresh smells of the greenery and calming sounds from the clear blue waters. The island vibe can be reflected in fresh and clean-cut interiors. Having a crisp white bathroom is the perfect way to introduce this theme into your home. Add white brick walls and hints of metal, the combination of the two elements creates a sleek interior but also a crisp and new feeling. Sometimes, less is more, and this is certainly the case with island-inspired interiors. With the addition of some handcrafted vintage lighting, you can feel a touch of luxury and elegance; creating a relaxing and sophisticated space.
Bulkhead Outdoor & Bathroom Oval Light - 6 Inch - Brass, £99, by Industville (Image supplied by @snookphotograph)
Café interiors can also follow the island inspired design; it can enhance the customers' comfort while helping them ease into that holiday feeling. By adding some exposed wood and some plants, your café can radiate those gorgeous island vibes.
Be Cottage Cosy
Another popular holiday choice is to retreat to a cute and quaint cottage. These interiors are all about feeling cosy and relaxed, so why not bring this wonderful feeling back home? Think exposed brick and timber, comfy throws and candles, and some quirky little finds! The general aesthetic of a cottage interior is that it is peaceful and lived in, therefore creating a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere. Some warm-toned lighting always helps with setting a cosy mood! An industrial styled chandelier adds a particular uniqueness to an interior that you wouldn’t get with any other light, it’s unusual and a centrepiece for the room.
Brooklyn 5 Wire Pendant – Brass, £159, by Industville (Image supplied by @beside_the_sea_holidays by Mark Watts photography)
Escape To The Middle East
Middle Eastern styled interiors are becoming increasingly popular, especially with millennials. The design brings unique patterns and a luxurious feel to the interior. Include a touch of extravagance by incorporating some metallic industrial lights; these create a sophisticated feel and are a beautiful addition. Middle Eastern styled interiors create a welcoming space, and because the design is so versatile, it is perfect for living rooms, cafes, offices and much more!
Sleek Edison Wall Light - Brass, £29, by Industville (Image supplied by @sailorandscout)
Add Some Mediterranean Patterns
Italian and Spanish interiors include a blend of vivid patterns with calming colours, making it tough to forget, so why not bring it home with you? Give your interior a drop of the Med sunshine and incorporate some cooling blues or Spanish-styled tiles. Adding some patterned tiles to your bathroom or kitchen is a brilliant way of incorporating a touch of colour that is so well-known in Spanish interiors. The warm tones blend beautifully with pewter and copper, so you can include these tones in mirrors, lighting or plant pots, for example.
Brooklyn Dome Wall Light - 8 Inch - Pewter & Copper, £89, by Industville (Image supplied by Marks and Rowe Interiors)
A quick and easy way of including the lovely blue tones, that mimic the beautiful Med sea, is by adding some wall art. Unique pieces are an excellent addition to any interior as it adds some individuality to the design. Here at Industville, we are believers of including original pieces of art in your interior. We have a brilliant variety of work from aspiring artists, which you can browse here.
Absent, £396, by Navdip Kaur
The Mediterranean patterns are becoming very popular in bars and restaurants as it creates a cool and calm atmosphere; the perfect setting for a drink or bite to eat! The Med style adds some authenticity to establishments and makes them look quirky and unique. To create a high-quality interior, consider introducing some handcrafted industrial lights; these are fitting with the Mediterranean theme and add individuality.
Get Some Cuban Inspiration
Luxury tropical vibes are what Cuba is all about. Cuban inspired interiors are sleek and elegant, making them beautiful spaces. Old stereos, vintage lighting and classic telephones are all brilliant antique pieces to include in your interior to create that Cuban charm. Statement colours are also seen in these interiors, but they aren’t bold, instead, they are soft tones; think pinks, greens and blues. These colours make the room feel calm and tranquil; that perfect blend that you feel on your summer holiday!
Brooklyn Glass Dome Wall Light - 8 Inch, £79, by Industville (Image supplied by @snookphotograph)
Take The Style Outdoors
We all want stylish interiors, but let’s not neglect the outdoor space. Have an area you’re proud to show off where you can host alfresco dining or some summer drinks! Create the perfect setting and include some retro outdoor lights to add a touch of class and elegance. If you can’t go on holiday this year, make your outdoor space a place you want to spend time in and unwind from a hard day.
Bulkhead Outdoor & Bathroom Sconce Wall Light - 12 Inch - Black, £79, by Industville (Image supplied by @apairandaspare - Geneva Vanderzeil)
Bulkhead Outdoor & Bathroom Round Light - 8 Inch - Black, £89, by Industville
Both home and commercial interiors can benefit from adding that holiday feeling to their design. Have that relaxing ambience all year round and enjoy the vacation vibes. For home interiors, it is lovely to come home from a day at work to spend time unwinding in a space that oozes relaxation and escapism. For commercial interiors, it is brilliant to have a space that mimics being on holiday because customers will feel like it’s a little getaway from day-to-day life.
Make your home a holiday dream and somewhere you don’t want to escape from! Incorporate some of these interior trends to create a vibrant yet relaxing home. Which holiday interior style would you bring into your home? Let us know on Instagram! We love seeing your photos, so don’t forget to tag us - @Industville – or by using our hashtag - #Industville.
Feature image credit: @beside_the_sea_holidays by Mark Watts photography