The trends! The tones! The ooh-I-like-that touches: Your 37 style stars for 2020

The trends! The tones! The ooh-I-like-that touches: here’s everything you need to know for your most stylish year yet.

concrete ceiling

1. Time to decorate? Think rough, raked concrete or raw plaster finishes for the ceiling, like Austin’s The Line Hotel.

2. Achieve instant zen by brewing this natural blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, peppermint and liquorice. Just add warm milk. £35 for 14 sachets,


3. Stylish and sustainable, these raise the bar when it comes to bags for life. Each is made from recycled cotton and environmentally responsible dyes. £12 each, 

John Lewis table4. Add character to a room without too much fuss with pieces from the new John Lewis collection. We love this marble-top side table. Available from February. £199,

kartell5. This bestselling storage unit is now even better – Kartell’s new version is made from 100 per cent biodegradable plastic. £163 each,

urban ears headphones6. Super-chic and perfect for travel, the Plattan 2 Bluetooth headphones in Icon Blue have a foldable design and 30-plus hours of wireless playtime. £89.99,

tiles7. Inspired by the ‘earthy beauty’ of nature, interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s Gem tile range is a bathroom must-have. £312 per sq m, 

anna jacobs cushions8. British artist and textile designer Anna Jacobs’s new velvet cushion collection is hand-drawn and handmade in her London studio. £79 each, 

cp hart handles9. Brighten up your bathroom by adding a pop of colour with these small, smart but fun mixer tap handles from CP Hart. £139 each,

10. Lose yourself in some of the most beautiful and innovative bookshops around the world – all from the comfort of your armchair. Available from April. Around £35, 

Andy Warhol Coca Cola
Whitney Museum of American Art/Robert Gerhardt and Denis Y. Sus

11. We can’t wait for a look at the life and works of pop art star Andy Warhol at London’s Tate Modern, running from 12 March to 6 September. Tickets £22 or free for members, 12. The curve trend stays strong – and the design of the new Il Palazzo Experimental hotel in Venice shows why. Double rooms from around £200 per night, 

bag and bones wouldn't it be nice13. It’s a sign! £120 from the retail price of this light – part of vlogger Zoe Sugg’s collection for Bag and Bones – will be donated to mental health charity Mind. £395,

Basin, £858; cabinet with marble side shelf, £1,597; mirror with brass shelf, £963;
wall-mounted tap, £896, all

14. Neutral colours, satin-finish brass and asymmetric shapes – we’re loving the new Nouveau bathroom collection for Italian brand Ex.t. 

latzio plant pots15. New online store Latzio compiles trend-led furniture and accessories from up-and-coming designers and global brands all on one website. Plant pots, from £9 each,

16. Colour specialist Pantone has chosen Classic Blue as its colour of 2020, so expect to spot it everywhere – from sofas to shoes. See

rebel rebel flowers17. Bold and bright bloom compositions with minimal styling is the top floral trend for 2020 and will add the wow factor to any space. For ideas, see

buly180318. Draw inspiration for a new way to fragrance your home from these scented pencil-shaped sticks. Just soak the tip in perfume. Around £54, 

19. A beautifully illustrated book, Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser explores the impact that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has had on the design world. Available from June,

bella freud ciao candle20. Daydream about summer with this fig leaf and orange blossom scented candle that brings the hope of sunshine a little bit closer. Available from mid-January. £50,

anthropologie Juneau cabinet21. From bathroom cabinets to kitchen worktops, fluted detail is going to be big this year. Ideal for adding style to a quiet corner. Juneau cabinet, £1,698, 

rugs22. We love the look of the new flat-weave rug collection at A Rum Fellow – especially the Hikuro (above) in the on-trend colour palette of pink and red. £40,

Alexy Kos and Che Huang23. With the insta-famous Humble Pizza restaurant in Chelsea on their list of design triumphs, creative duo Alexy Kos and Che Huang are names to watch this year. See

von norten24. Vegan, sustainable and with ethically sourced ingredients, this new home and body brand embraces nature’s most healing ingredients. From £6,

woven walls25. Texture is this season’s biggest fabric trend. Think woven walls of sisal, velvet and, dare we say, faux fur. Velveteen wall covering, £259 per sq m,

The totem26. Serial plant killer? The Totem is a slow-flow irrigation pole that feeds water gradually to plant roots so you don’t have to. Just remember to top it up once a week. £20, 

27. Habitat’s latest lighting collection focuses on unique statement pieces and a deliberate move away from glass. Arriving next month. £195, 

28. Reform burst on to the scene with design-led, affordable cupboard fronts made to combine with Ikea’s popular modules. This year the bespoke ‘Ikea hack’ looks even better.

harth29. Rent standout furnishings and accessories from Harth – and check out its pop-up shop at London’s Islington Square (, open until the end of February.

Crown Paints30. Crown Paints has revealed its colour palette for 2020 and we are smitten. Powder Blue and Palm Springs emulsion, from £14 each for 2.5 litres,

H&M home chair31. Following the popular Conscious clothes collection, H&M Home has launched a range of FSC-certified wood and rattan furniture. Available in spring. Chair, £199.99,

The Wing
Tory Williams

32. Well-designed, health-conscious work zones styled to look more like a members’ bar than a meeting room – and for women only. There are branches across the globe. See

red bath33. Take the plunge with colour. This traditional cast-iron bath is brought up-to-date with acrylic sides sprayed in a bespoke cherry red. From £5,982,

Linnaean spa
James McDonald

34. London medi-spa Linnaean, created by renowned interior designer Martin Brudnizki, is eye-catchingly invigorating rather than neutral and sterile.

beaverbrook bar35. Surrey’s Beaverbrook luxury country hotel and spa features a mixture of art-deco opulence and statement design. Expect a lavish cocktail menu to match. See 

star teapot36. The ritual of ‘slowing down’ and embracing the smaller things is going to be huge this year. Channel the trend now with a stylish teapot for one. £82,

John Lewis & Partners experience desk
John Lewis & Partners

37. John Lewis stores are set to feature Experience Playgrounds for customers to test everything from make-up to tech gadgets. Currently at Southampton but set to expand.

Report: Nicole Gray