TRENDING: THIS MONTH’S MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE INTERIORS

The month of June has been all about fresh updates and cool trends...

Curves have entered homes by way of curved kitchens and Ligne Rosset’s curvaceous Togo sofa, while walls remain mostly light and crisp. Mural-style tiled walls step into bathrooms, creating a more traditional look compared to the ever popular raw concrete look. Studio Ashby’s design for a children’s room proved a big hit, with stylish kids storage and a padded, velvet upholstered alcove nook. And finally, we’re transported to an Ibiza-style kitchen, taking us to sunnier climes.

Here are the ten best Instagram interiors from the month of June, in descending order…

1. Pink Corduroy

Ligne Rosset’s classic Togo sofa looks more sumptuous than ever in this textural pink corduroy velvet…

 

2. OPEN DOOR

The month of June saw the launch of our Open Door video series, taking you through the homes of designers Suzy Hoodless, Joao Botelho, Suszi Sanders and Alice Temperley.

 

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3. BANQUETTE BENCH

We love a banquette bench, and clearly you do too. How chic and elegant is this Parisian style breakfast nook? Not a bad spot to perch with a croissant in the mornings.

 

See Also: Laid-back Luxe Dining Room Ideas

4. COSY NOOK

We love EVERYTHING about this children’s room, from the smart wall light punctuating the padded, velvet upholstered alcove to that divine chandelier. Hats off to designer Studio Ashby for creating yet another mesmerising space.

 

See Also: Wonderfully Fun Kids Play Room Ideas

5. COOL CONCRETE

Raw concrete has been a trend for a while, and it’s not going anywhere soon. It adds an industrial style, raw edge to an interior space, giving it an instantly modern and up-to-date look.

 

See Also: Stylish Concrete Bathroom Ideas

6. MURAL TILES

When it comes to wall tile trends, these patterned, mural-style tiles from Surface View hit the nail on the head.

See Also: Beautiful Bathroom Tile Ideas

7. CURVED KITCHEN

Curves are making their way into kitchens and bathrooms, changing them from clinical, functional spaces to something a thousand times more sumptuous. You heard it here first…

See Also: All the latest kitchen design trends for 2020

8. SOFT SAGE

Goodbye blue kitchens, hello olive, pistachio and soft cage kitchen cabinetry…

 

9. BARN DOORS

A sliding barn door is not only a clever space saver as it doesn’t swing open, but slides cleanly along the wall, it’s also mega stylish and perfect for country style homes. This one leads through to a dreamy utility room

 

See Also: Pantry Ideas: Dreamy Kitchen Pantries and Chic Utility Room, Boot Room and Laundry Room Ideas

10. SPANISH INTERIORS

We’re all longing for a beachy holiday right now, and this Ibiza-style kitchen has got us day dreaming.

 

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MAY

1. Cool Decking

If you’re looking to refresh your patio or garden with some gorgeous new decking, check out these cool decking ideas first…

2. Painted Floors

We’re loving painted floorboards – especially patterned designs. See our gallery of creative paint ideas for some inspiration…

Read Also: Explore This West London Townhouse By Beata Heuman

3. Cool Bedroom Ideas

How stylish is this small bedroom space?

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4. Stylish Patio Design

How fab is this outdoor living space? We’re loving that oversized anglepoise lamp too…

Read Also: The Stylish Outdoor Furniture & Accessories We’re Coveting

5. Outdoors In

Don’t have a garden? You can still celebrates the outside by letting in lots of light and packing rooms with houseplants… See more Cool Ways To Bring The Outdoors In

 

 

6. Rooftop Meadow

One of 2020’s biggest garden trends is loose, meadow-inspired grasses – ideal for balconies and roof terraces.

Read Also: Explore A Historic Notting Hill Townhouse With A Modern Roof Garden

7. Pattern Punch

Phoar! More patterned floors – only this time it’s tiles. This image packs a riot of colour and pattern, and the effect is joyful.

8. Sunshine Yellow

Looking for some Summer Curtains And Window Treatment Ideas? Yellow curtains are a sure-fire way to add summer vibes to your interior.

9. Patio Garden Ideas

With most of us spending a lot more time in our gardens as of late, we’ve been looking for ideas to revamp and modernise our patio spaces – from outdoor kitchens and pizza ovens to tiled floors and more…

Read Also: 48 Stylish Garden Patio Ideas

10. All Natural

This image perfectly sums up where we’d like to be right now…

APRIL

GLASS EXTENSION

A glass wall in this extension is the perfect way to wake up bleary morning eyes, while storage under built in benches is a great use of space and perfect for family kitchens.

Read Also: Design Project: A Victorian Terrace in London With A Modern Rear Extension

INDOOR GARDEN

Pendants over the kitchen island? So overdone. Bring the outside in and create a stylish focal point with a vase filled with oversized seasonal branches like interior designer Athena Calderone. Her beautifully curated home was the cover story of our May issue.

Read Also: Cool Ways To Bring The Outdoors In

ALFRESCO

Designer Barbara Samitier used monochrome geometric tiles to create a striking and lively base for socialising – a clever trick, as drawing the eye down to the floor distracts from the surrounding walls, making the space seem bigger.

Read Also: Chic & Stylish Ideas For Small Gardens

HOME OFFICE

Now we’re all working from home, wouldn’t it be lovely to have a serene, calm space like this? With a built-in soapstone desk it’s designed to sit in a nook off the kitchen. A beautiful shot from the amazing home of Athena Calderon that was featured in the Livingetc May issue.

Read Also: Stylish Study Ideas & Dreamy Home Offices

COLOUR POP

There’s nothing like colour for creating mood and this house proves the power there is in vibrant and uplifting colourful spaces. You can explore the whole home here: Urban Glamour 69.

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We just loved this richly coloured house when we featured it back in our March 20 issue. There's nothing like colour for creating mood and this house proves the power there is in vibrant and uplifting colourful spaces. You can still explore it on livingetc.com – it's on today's home page, the post is called Urban Glamour 69. Dublin design studio @roisinlaffertykld were given full rein – or should that be rainbow? – when they took on this house in Donnybrook for their client Maura McLaughlin. They chose this Copenhagen Blue paint from @fleetwood_paints to create the backdrop for this living space and then didn't hold back! The whole home is a joyful burst of colour, like living in a prism – and definitely worth a look… Photography: Barbara Corsico . . . #livingetcuk #livingetcmag #livingetchouses #kingstonlafferty #livingincolour #thepowerofcolour #boldandbeautiful

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DOUBLE HEIGHT

Interior designer Mark Lewis transformed a once a typical Victorian building with boxy rooms into a space with an open feel and lots of light. Cabinetry was built bespoke and waxed for an aged look and walls were lime plastered for a natural finish.

SUNSHINE COLOURS

We’ve only the time for endorphin-inducing interiors at present, which makes gathering all your favourite pieces together into one joyful spot a lock-down must (mood-boosting colours should make the cut, too).

OUTDOOR LIVING

The weather is hotting up again and we’re loving all these stylish outdoor living spaces. Find lots more inspiration in the Livingetc June issue, which is out now.

BROKEN PLAN

Broken plan is the 2020 update of open plan; all the pros of maximising space and light but adding in a way to keep an eye on the kids without having them under your feet. Win.

COOL BLUE

Interior designer Ashley Maddox created a calm and fresh scheme for the living room of her apartment in Paris.

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Like us interior designer Ashley Maddox is a not-so-secret fan of @indiamahdavi. “I admire India for how she plays with colour,” confesses Ashley @studio_maddox, and to prove it she’s used one of India’s rugs from a recent collaboration with French manufacturer @manufacturecogolin in the living room of her apartment in Paris. The toothsome blue armchair and sofa are both Toro from Italian company Azucena, their plump and tactile contours providing a great counterpoint for the geometry of the wood parquet floor. Visit the whole apartment with Ashley in our new May issue, out now. Copies are now available with our new single-issue delivery service – go to the link in the bio to find out #livingetc can come straight to your door. Photography: Birgitta Wolfgang Bjornvad / The Sisters Agency Styling: Julia Mincarelli / The Sisters Agency . . . #livingetcuk #livingetcmag #livingetchouses #ashleymaddox #trueblue #azucena #cogolin #indiamahdavi

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MARCH

Light and airy

As the clocks move forward, giving us longer days, lighter evenings, and warmer weather, we’ve been drawn to fresh interiors like these. This residence is featured on the cover of our May issue, out now, so grab a copy to tour the rest of this exquisite home…

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In our surreal situation this is a little bit of loveliness to cheer us up, and calm us down at the same time. It’s actually a sneak peek at the amazing home of the legend that is Athena Calderone @eyeswoon. It features on the cover and her house runs over 11 glorious pages of the new May issue, on sale Thursday. It goes without saying that now is a brilliant time to subscribe, for those who haven’t already. Vintage armchairs #theoruth @1stdibs. Portal coffee table @apparatusstudio. Flora Ottilia chandelier @demiurgenewyork. Rug, @soufiane.zarib. Sofa, vintage #MarioBellini for @bebitalia. Stools, vintage #charlotteperriand @dobrinka_salzman 📷Matthew Williams Styling @colinking See Athena’s latest book Live Beautiful @eyeswoon . . #livingetc #interiordecorating #interiordesignlife #modernhome #whiteinterior

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Modern rustic

Period panelling gives this bathroom a modern country vibe, while Crittall-style partitions and painted ceilings keep it cool and modern.

Read Also: All The Bathroom Trends for 2020

Uber chic

Grasscloth wallpaper, ornate cornicing, and antique pieces mixed in with modern marble coffee tables make for an uber chic space. It’s been further modernised with hidden in-wall speakers.

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One of the smart things about smart homes is that the tech can be hidden away, leaving your lovely spaces free of wires and ugly bits of kit that no one wants to see. This rather classy room comes complete with smart lighting and hidden in-wall speakers, courtesy of designers @williamsmalleyriba and Danny Pine @pinzauer #livingetc is taking one of our regular looks at innovation in the home in this month's #designdossier. So much is changing, and changing fast, but the #livingetc team is on the case as ever, filling our new April issue with innovative state-of-the-art products and projects guaranteed to amaze and impress. Don't miss it! . . . #livingetcuk #livingetcmag #livingetcdesigndossier #homeofthefuture #thefutureisnow #innovation #smarthomes

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Brass act

A brass splashback, brass towel rail, tap, cabinet handles and breakfast bar stools bring this country style kitchen bang up to date.

Read Also: All the latest kitchen design trends for 2020

Smooth operator

This staircase is all smooth curves and sanded, soft colours and materials. We’re in love.

Read Also: Stunning Statement Staircase Ideas

Washed linens

What could be lovelier than a freshly made bed with stonewashed linens? This calming bedroom is in Madrid, and the scheme is perfect for the long hot summers.

Read Also: Refresh Your Linen Cupboard With These Stylish Spring Updates

Mixed materials

Sometimes it’s all about the finishes. Green marble work surfaces, emerald tiles and aged brass cabinetry give touch-me-now appeal to this glorious kitchen design.

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Kitchen design

Ovens mounted at eye level so you don’t have to bend over every time you put something in or take something out? Why hadn’t we thought of it before?

Sleek sanctuary

If ever a bathroom deserved to be called a sanctuary, it’s this one.

Contrasts

We love the way the thin, minimalist black frames of the floor lamps and coffee table contrast with the chunky period arches, and we think pink and blue might be our new favourite colour combo. Fact.

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