The 2019 trends : natural materials and the desire for authenticityOctober 25 2018 - Our designer takes on what's trending in furniture
Back from September’s 100% design show in London, Mathilde, our designer, cracks the 2019 design codes for furniture and design. She brings us her vision on the trendy materials in decoration and planning projects.
“We are naturally gravitating towards a new morality where natural materials go hand in hand with human well-being”
Alongside a trend for all tropical things and the return of the Art Deco style, handmade products and natural materials such as wood, rattan or stone are making a comeback.
The favourite ones are :
/ natural materials
/ recycled materials
/ noble materials
“There is a strong ethical and local expertise notion in the manufacture of products. With the emphasis on ecology, recycled materials are highlighted, including bamboo and more surprising organic materials transformed into creative materials such as algae. Finally, the more timeless and noble metallic finishes are increasingly used on furniture.”
The materials showcased at the 100% Design :
/ Raw wood
Back to basics with raw, unstained wood. Slight flaws vouch for a guarantee of quality.
/ Bent sheet metal
This makes for simple and refined volumes. Wire is the trend bringing lightness to product.
Imperfections on beech leaves steal the show. Edges are bare and it’s all about the thickness of the panels.