What's hot: Interior design trends from the pros

Luke Parker
What's hot: Interior design trends from the pros

Interior design trends are continually evolving as punters strive to push the boundaries of creative expression, comfort, and practicality in the places they call home.

With the changing seasons, innovative products and progressive architectural design, the world is your oyster when it comes to the variety of aesthetic looks you can go for when designing your individual look.

We spoke to interior designers Bronwyn Turton and Mel Oliver from Turton/Oliver in Hamilton around what’s currently hot and on trend in the New Zealand interior design world.


Colour pallets 

Lifestyle Inspiration














Black painted exteriors are very on trend and are derived from a Scandinavian beginning.


Colour spectrum






This season we are still seeing a lot of pastel tones, with a mixute of warm and cool colours. 

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Outdoor Armchairs

Outdoor ArmchairsOutdoor-Armchairs











Rattan furniture is back and looks amazing with any scheme.

Left - Chair & Tornaux Chair by Yuzuru Yamakawa for Feelgood Designs.


Indoor furniture & accessories 

Mantis Floor lampMantis Floor Lamp by Bernard Schottlander

Fantastic floor lamp that uses clever componentry to aid helical movement.











Master Chair by Phillipe Starck for KartellMaster Chair Turton Olivia

This chair is a classic in the making, its versitily for use indoors and out.










Four Outdoor Turton

Four Outdoor by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell

This dining table has a fantastic geometic design.

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Bronwyn Turton & Mel Oliver established Turton/Oliver in 2006 offering clients all their experience and knowledge required to create relaxed spaces that are functional, practical, efficient enhancing the quality of the working and living environment.  

Their portfolio highlights regional, national and international clients. 

Qualified Interior Designer, Matt South joined the team in 2014 specialising in 3D Imaging.


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