Feel Those Jungle Vibes: The New Tropical Interior Trend

Tropical prints are bang on trend this Spring and Summer! The exotic plants and jungle patterns have become popular across fashion, accessories, art, home décor and interiors. Introducing the jungle theme into your interior creates an uplifting atmosphere and celebrates the beauty of nature. The botanical prints are perfect for the more understated interiors where simplicity is key.

Avobar London cafe interior design with greenery and brass pendants

Sleek Flat Pendant – 15 Inch – Brass, £89, by Industville (Image supplied by Avobar – James French Photography)

Introduce some brass lighting into your nature-inspired design to create a chic look. The brass will give a richer tone to the tropical interior and make it look more vibrant. This trend is great for all interiors, so jump on board and feel those jungle vibes!

Be Bold With Patterns

Don’t let a bold pattern scare you! Introducing a statement wall creates vibrancy instantly. Go in strong with tropical inspired wallpaper to give a pop of colour. Including the bright patterns of the jungle generates a positive and relaxing space, the space will suddenly feel fresh and relaxed with the addition of some leafy designs. Brass and copper tones work beautifully with this trend, so when you come to adding lighting and furnishings, keep this in mind! Incorporating these tones in will blend wonderfully with the colours and work brilliantly in your tropical interior.

Brass wall light on a tropical wallpaper

Brooklyn Cone Wall Light – 7 Inch – Brass, £79, by Industville (Image supplied by @happy_number_38)

If you prefer a more subtle vibe, introduce the jungle patterns into your interior through soft furnishings. Adding some botanical prints into neutral toned interiors is an effortless way to incorporate this trend. With the more subtle designs, it is best to choose lighting that isn’t too much of statement but adds an element of elegance to the room. Sconce lights are sophisticated and stylish; therefore, they are an excellent addition to a neutral space.

Feel Good with Tropical Plants

Including plants is the perfect way to bring the outside into your interior; the space will feel pure and clean. If you don’t wish to alter your entire design, add some plants to incorporate the tropical trend, it couldn’t be easier! The plants will then become a main feature in the space, creating a bold addition.

Industrial inspired bathroom interior with pewter wall light

Sleek Edison Wall Light – Pewter, £29, by Industville (Image supplied by @lets.stay.home)

For the minimalistic interiors, this is perfect for adding a pop of colour. To ensure that the plants are in the spotlight, you don’t want to overcrowd the room with colours. To achieve the perfect blend of vibrancy and modesty, include neutral toned lighting. Colours such as brass and pewter work perfectly to add elegance but also something a little different to a space. As these colours are subtle, they don’t take any attention away from the key features in the room.

As well as looking great, plants help to create a calming atmosphere, so they’re a brilliant addition in restaurants, offices and other commercial spaces. They are useful in offices as they will help employees feel at ease while at work and reduce their stress levels. In restaurants and cafes, not only do you want visitors to enjoy their food, you want them to feel comfortable and love their experience, so that they will return! Plants offer just that – they make you feel cosy and relaxed – the perfect combination for any dining experience. 

The way you design your interior can have a direct impact on your mood. It is scientifically proven that different colours have different effects on how they make you feel. Likewise, plants have been known to have a positive influence on stress levels and wellbeing. Including plants in an interior allows you to feel connected to nature and therefore, calm and relaxed. Flowers are also a great way to bring the outside in, adding some colour and they look aesthetically pleasing!

Floral wall interior in a restaurant/bar

Brooklyn Dome Pendant - 13 Inch – Brass, £69, & Brooklyn Dome Wall Light - 8 Inch – Brass, £69, by Industville (Image supplied by Bocca Social)

Floral walls are all the rage at the moments and often bring in customers because they like to take photos with them - Instagrammers especially enjoy these pretty features. Having a feature wall in your restaurant or café could increase your business as more people will want to visit to see the beautiful flowers.

Go Golden

With the tropical theme, it is essential to accessorise the room with the right colours. You want the room to blend nicely, so use golden hues with the greens and whites to create the perfect mix. You could include the golden tones in cushions, throws, lighting and plant pots to give a luxurious addition. Vintage wall lights add some style to the space, and brass tones enhance the richness of the room. The golden toned plant pots are a subtle way of ensuring the theme merges throughout the interior.

Cosy interior corner in home with wall art and brass wall light

Brooklyn Cone Wall Light - 7 Inch – Brass, £79, by Industville (Image supplied by @Archer.t.j)

Embrace The Soft Tropics

More and more people want to get rid of their grey walls that were once on-trend and inject a splash of colour into their interiors. The soft tropics is a bright and vivid way of incorporating the jungle trend. People want their homes to reflect who they are and not look like a page straight out of the catalogue. Adding the pop of colour creates a fun and exciting atmosphere.

To introduce a fun twist, include some metallic tones for the perfect contrast, golden accessories create fluidity through the interior as it blends with the tones of the tropics. The addition of metallic wall lights also contributes to the cool theme and fuses wonderfully with the golden accessories. The combination of soft tropics and golden hues creates a chic interior.

Tropical wall paper in an interior with vintage copper wall light and wall art

Sleek Edison Wall Light – Copper, £29, by Industville (Image supplied by @morreninteriordesign)

Introduce Artwork

Instead of changing your whole interior, add some jungle inspired artwork to create that tropical vibe; incorporate pieces that burst with green tones. Including artwork like this will help blend the colours and textures of the room. Here at Industville, we are believers of including original and unique pieces of art in your interior. We have a brilliant variety of work from aspiring artists, which you can browse here.

Artwork - Sun Gleaming On a Bubbling Brook by Liz Rogers

Sun Gleaming On a Bubbling Brook by Liz Rogers

To add a jazzy feel to a business interior, include some tropical print wallpaper. This will instantly inject some colour and create a funky style. For additional creativity, include some wall art on the tropical wallpaper to create a bold contrast. A feature wall is brilliant for creating a fun and quirky atmosphere.

Tropical wallpaper with vintage wall light and wall art in a restaurant interior

Brooklyn Cone Wall Light - 7 Inch – Brass, £79, by Industville (Image supplied by @happy_number_38)

Think Of The Little Touches

To help the theme run throughout the room, you must think of the little touches. From lighting to throws to curtain rails, everything in the place has a role to play in the design. Our handcrafted retro lighting is customisable; your lights can be precisely how you want them to ensure they match your interior. To add the tropical vibe without doing an extreme makeover, include green tones with our Fabric Flex Cables to give a pop of colour.

Hopefully, we have inspired you to introduce some tropical vibes to your interior. This trend is perfect for the spring and summer, creating a fresh and vibrant space. If you want to start re-designing your interior, why don’t you have a look at our Pinterest boards for some ideas?

Featured Image Credit: Design by @lunaslittlehouse Photo by @snookphotograph

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