2019 Decorating Styles – What’s in

The thing with interior design is that trends come and go, and if you are a person that loves to stay on track and with the times, then you may find this blog helpful to you! Find out what are the 2019 decorating styles, and really find out what’s in and what’s out in the world of interior design.

Sustainability within Design

Making strategic, mindful, and purposeful purchases is considered one of the ethoses in ensuring sustainability. Often you will find yourself questioning the origin and values of the manufacturer, and also the types of materials used.


The fusion of interior design with nature is what’s known as Biophilia whereby the use of organic natural materials from wood & stone and plants & natural sunlight brings the outside in.

Touch of Femininity

This year, we see a comeback of soft hues and tones, with the lies of bronze, blush and dusty pink, along with warm colours and tones for walls, with highlights of softer pinks are great for accessorizing the neutral tones.

Maximalist Art

Whilst minimalism inspired by Scandinavian design is still going strong with the use of neutrals and simple elements of design, we also a niche developing for pops of art that features bright hues and graphic patterns to contrast.


Florals have been going in and out of trends for centuries; this year it’s back!  Use florals in fabrics and wallpapers.

Jewel Tones

Stark and contrasting hues such as emerald greens and dark teals really give an edge to designs. You can layer in the colours when opting for your 2019 decorating styles for whoever room you plan on making over.

Backsplashes and Bold Patterns

The monochromatic kitchens that go in line with the minimalist trend are great, but in 2019 decorating styles for kitchens are craving a bit more pop and pizzazz. Something about boldly patterned backsplashes will definitely do the trick!

Four Poster Beds

These types of beds have been around for centuries over. But in 2019 Decorating Styles of what’s in, they are definitely back in style! You know what they say about never getting rid of goods quality furniture – you can’t go wrong with a four poster bed!

Boho with a Twist

The Boho trend is also very in with 2019 decorating styles for your home. You can look at vintage styles with a modern twist and use of curved lines! Boho is all about layering and the use of patterns, but this year it’s a bit more polished and elegant.

Modular Furniture inspired by Scandinavian Design

There are many reasons why you would want the ease of modular furniture. One would be the simplicity of selecting from a range of pre-designed furniture and selecting the ones that fit into the desired spaces of your home.  Modular furniture essentially involves different constructed units or modules that can either be pieced together or stand alone on its own. The different units of modular furniture can also be fitted with different design variations to make up a cohesive unit of furniture that fits perfectly into the desired space with ease.

The ease of modular furniture, especially those inspired by Scandinavian design, can be seen greatly with uses of modular type kitchens or even wardrobes/closets, and different types of storage solutions.  So, why is modular furniture so easy? There are a few reasons!

Smart Space Planning:  Modular furniture is ideal for the smallest of spaces, and ensuring that space utilization is maximized. With smart storage options based on the correct layouts and design for the given spaces, modular furniture can truly make choosing furniture and accessories a breeze when interior designing your home.

Transparent Pricing: As each component of modular furniture, each module has its own pricing based on the finishes, accessories and materials used for its construction.            

Hygienic: Most modular furniture is constructed with materials that are hygienic and often applied with treatments for termite or liquid resistance.  

Easy Repairs: One of the great things about modular furniture is the ease of being able to repair elements if needed. You are able to remove and fix certain elements or replace them with new modules. 

RM Perera has introduced a new line of modular furniture to the Sri Lankan design market inspired by Scandinavian designs. The new line named Shiloh offers a great selection of home furniture pieces that can fit into any home big or small given the space you are allowed.

Keep following RM Perera on its website and other social media accounts to keep you in the know of the new product releases from the modular furniture collection inspired by Scandinavian design.