Terracotta Interiors Are Quite the Trend in 2020 ⇒ Designers are continuously working to warm up a space, and Terracotta seems the perfect way to do it! Whether is the texture, the rich inks, earthy accents, it’s actually undeniable that fits to modern style so well. Ladies and gentleman, please welcome Terracotta with a big entrance it deserves, it’s warm, creamy, natural, rich, full-bodied, and it fits with many interior design styles, it’s almost like you can feel it.
Without a doubt, Terracotta will fulfil its role by being one of the trendy colours of the year. Terracotta is a clay-like earthenware ceramic that can be either glazed or unglazed. In addition to being used for flower pots, terracotta is also often used for water and sewage pipes, bricks, and sculptures.
But what is the origin of the word “terracotta“? The word has its origin from Italy, with the Italian words for “baked earth”. Since terracotta pottery is made by baking terracotta clay, that only makes sense! Terracotta is often used as a colour word, too, to describe the natural brown-orange colour of terracotta products.
A shade between brown and orange, this tone is a cosy colour that helps to warm the house with just a few touches. The colour of earth and nature that, although it could seem difficult, it is easy to mix in many ways, combining well with warm colours and materials such as wood (for a material effect) but also with cold colours such as blues and materials like concrete (this creates an interesting contrast effect).