16 August 2018

The four hottest design trends for AW2018 from Harvey Norman


Harvey Norman has just released its brand-new AW2018 collection in stores across the province. As the seasons change, there is always one constant and that is the importance of stylish comfort in your home. Harvey Norman gives us the low down on this seasons trends and how you can integrate these into your home. Whether you’re completing a full renovation or just adding a few finishing touches, the Harvey Norman Autumn/Winter collection has something to inspire everyone.

Yvonne Nugent, Harvey Norman Head of Homewares: “Our new AW18 HOME collection is full of rich colours, long-term pieces and beautiful, luxurious fabrics. I’m excited for customers to see the new collection in-stores – we’ve had such fun putting them together as we gathered our research from around the world.”

The new AW2018 collection has been specially curated by Harvey Norman’s stylists and is full of hand-picked pieces to bring your home to life as the evenings draw darker. When you explore their ranges you find four clear design trends for AW 2018.

AW2018 Interior Trends

1. Wild Rose

Harvey Norman AW2018 Wild Rose

It’s hard not to fall for the soft, romantic tones of muted pinks and blush. The items you choose for your home represent so much more than just a colour choice! Wild rose offers rich and luxurious fabrics which draw inspiration from the Irish landscape with velvets and wool-blends in ochre, rust and blush.  Not only that, but Harvey Norman is teaming up with Colourtrend to help you customise your furniture through colour choices and finishes. Each piece from the range is finished by local experts to ensure that your home can be loved for a lifetime.

2. Upper Chic

Harvey Norman AW2018 Upper Chic

If you’re a fan of the Golden Era of the 1930s and the Hollywood Regency style, then Upper Chic is definitely for you! With infinite design and sharp functional pieces, Upper Chic is an unmissable trend for AW2018. The trend dates back to the Golden Era of film. Film sets were adorned with decadent fabrics and many gold finishes. The trend focuses on bold statement pieces and delicate accents including foliage, mirrored finishes and delicate lighting. The Harvey Norman Head of Homewares, Yvonne Nugent: “You can interpret this trend at home by using accents of gold.”

3. Dark Romance

 Harvey Norman AW2018 Dark Romance


You’ll not be able to get through AW2018 without the dark romance trend. This trend focuses on bold colours and luscious floral prints. Colour clashes are one of the key ways to carry this trend in your home. The dark romance trend is perfect for those who have a love of greys and whites. Statement colours can add a whole new dimension to the room. “Dark Romance this season’s biggest interior trend but don’t worry, it’s not about clutter and chaos, and it’s about statement pieces” says Yvonne, Head of Homewares.

4. The Mood Maker

Harvey Norman AW2018 The Mood Maker

This trend focuses on setting the mood in your home with opulent finishing and textures. The Harvey Norman team have focused on sourcing velvets, leather and fabric accents for the home. These include cocktail chairs, moody lights, statement wall art and floral cushions. What’s more, this trend is totally customisable to the colour palette of your choice.  It allows you to be as creative as you wish! Big, bold colours are the focus of this trend and you can start creating this look by simply adding cushions.

Looking to update your home with these AW2018 interior trends?

Visit your local Harvey Norman store or shop online to recreate these looks in your home. Each week, uploads 100s of houses for sale and houses for rent in Northern Ireland. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to keep up to date with the latest home and interior inspiration.

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