When Interior Design Meets Fashion: Color Blocking

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

When Interior Design meets Fashion covers Color Blocking today, a similarity we have seen on different occasion this year since the Salone del Mobile. Social Media may be a force for fast developments among those two disciplines, and certainly interior design is getting more relevance since instagramers use their platform to show their homes on a regular basis.

Strong, clean, extravagant, this is all about solid color blocking. The eye catcher and main driver are both color and the design itself which adds on with extravagant shapes. It’s an attention drawing statement, full of vitality, though we have decided to go for a less bold color scheme with bi or multi color combos matching the Autumn/Winter 2018/19 vibes (for more inspiration in fashion, checkout the Resort 2018 collections) .

Construct, and de-construct are current looks, a recurring theme in the fashion industry. Shapes are architectural, often grown out of their structure featuring stripes, triangles, squares, and circles.

Head to toe color is the way to go in fashion from color to pattern, whereas one statement piece is often enough in interior design environments.

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

Zino Vatnaya Katya Silchenko

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

India Mahdavi x Pierre Frey , Photography: Courtesy of Philippe Garcia| Jinhee Moon

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

Alcro | Issey Miyake

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

Zino Vatnaya | Diane von Fürstenberg

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

vtwonen | Pardens

When Interior Design Meets Fashion:Color Blocking

Bree Leech x Dulux Australia. Photography: Courtesy of Mike Baker| Stella McCartney

Everything comes back, often reloaded, but geometric patterns always seem to come in and out of the fashion forefront. Color blocks are strategically placed to create a natural puzzle of angles that form a variety of shapes to create depth, interest and a new perspective after years of calm and serene minimalism. It’s a good moment to move towards bolder expressions!


How about some extra inspiration?

One Response

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Follow our Wednesday Journal

Receive your dose of inspiration, education, and downloadable resources. By signing up now, you will access the last three editions.

Mood Board Creation: Learn How To Effectively Communicate

Online Courses - English

You’ll find now a very complete starter program, which comes subtitled in eight languages. You will learn:

  • why haptic moodboarding becomes more relevant and effective in 2022 
  • how to create a balanced board that not only looks good but works as a memorable communication tool
  • that I do not start a mood board with the creative hands-on process but with a thinking process and a formula
  • how I used that specific formula in a business project, which I share with you

Ebook Color Trends 2022

The download of the Jotun Ebook and color palettes was a huge hit last year, so we thought to put it again together for our readers to have all 28 hues in one place and be able to work with it at all times.

The Mood Board Academy on Instagram

%d bloggers like this: