Shimmer and glimmer

Iridescence has been slowly creeping into the interiors world and this season it has taken its place with pride. With on-trend blush pinks, greys and lilac tones proving popular, the metallic and shimmery finishes appear cosy, yet modern with a perfect balance between sophistication and vibrancy. Ideal for those who want a classic look with a little something extra.

Tranquil escape

Westex Ultima Twist Carpet in Scotch Mist Westex Ultima Twist Carpet in Scotch Mist

Westex Ultima Twist Scotch Mist carpet

Incorporating various materials and different textures into a room adds warmth and character — the slight shimmer in this carpet is enough to catch your eye without becoming overwhelming. The neutral colour palette and focal point artwork in this set-up complements the soft carpet perfectly.

Modern pastels

Luna Twist Carpet in Blush Luna Twist Carpet in Blush

Luna Twist Blush carpet

An elegant scheme that would suit traditional and contemporary houses alike, the subtle hues are complemented with luxe, rich jewel tones, natural stone and on-trend romantic blush pink. Add a bit of interest with chic, stylish chairs in different shades and incorporate metallic touches. A statement wall creates a focal point and works perfectly with the understated floor.

Create your own retreat

iSense Surprise Saxony Carpet in Sky iSense Surprise Saxony Carpet in Sky

iSense Surprise Sky saxony carpet

Sky blue carpets are a perfect choice for rooms that are flooded with light. Accessorise the room with modern gold décor and minimalist furniture (minus a statement piece, such as the contemporary chair in the picture), for a clean, modern look that won’t date. Stick to a neutral colour palette and play with different textures to create a calm, serene atmosphere.

Luxe living

Tegola Elite Luxury Vinyl Tile in Silver Stone Tegola Elite Luxury Vinyl Tile in Silver Stone

Tegola Elite Silver Stone luxury vinyl

The demand for grey in interiors is showing no signs of slowing down; it looks great in all properties, regardless of size, style, age or location — and it’s little wonder that grey floors have overtaken the previous number one of beige. This super-modern LVT floor looks dreamy with this marble kitchen, with its industrial surround, exposed brickwork, on-trend suspended lighting and sleek chairs. Keep accessories in this room to a minimum; the less distractions, the better.

Midnight blue

iSense Surprise Saxony Carpet in Denim iSense Surprise Saxony Carpet in Denim

iSense Surprise Denim saxony carpet

Complete with small, twinkling details, this carpet is a bold move and is certain to make a statement. Embrace the dark, moody hues and accessorise with bursts of colour such as a bright, vibrant orange — the perfect way to disrupt the heavy blues and to add a playful twist.

The only question left now is… are you going to embrace the Shimmer and Glimmer trend? Tag us in your Instagram pictures on @carpetright_uk or Tweet us on @carpetright!



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