Head Designer, Styles and Trends
With a passion for design and art in all its forms, Lydia travels the continents to stay on top of all the latest trends. She draws inspiration from them and adapts them to update every living space.
Our head designer answers all of our questions on outdoor fashion and the 2022 backyard and patio decor trends, from colour palettes and ambience, to style and functionality.
In 2022, outdoor decoration focuses on three major themes: well-being, escapism, and slow living.
We’re looking to create a comfy cocoon, a place where we feel good—and this desire influences all our decor and design choices.
Since travel has been restricted for over two years now, we’re looking to escape the routine right in our yards. How can we do this? With the seaside style that’s reminiscent of the Mediterranean and makes us feel like we’re at a luxury hotel. Or with a boho decor straight out of Bali.
Finally, going back to basics is also very popular, with colourful vegetable gardens the whole family can enjoy.
Scroll-through to discover our three 2022 outdoor collections that pair style with comfort!
To support the style and create a vivid environment that takes you to far-flung shores, choose plants and flowers that match the decor. For example:
We want to do the same things outside as we do inside: cook, eat, relax, read, watch a movie, work, and even take a bath! To that end, tons of products were developed so that we can make the most of the outdoors.
Here are some ideas:
To enhance the look of an outdoor living space, I love working with natural materials like stone and gravel. There’s nothing better than replacing a damaged or stained stone path with beautiful grey stones to add a touch of peace and elegance.
We can also create new zones to add to the backyard’s look and functionality. For example, you could simply add a lovely hammock to create a reading nook!
For small spaces, it’s very important to always keep functionality in mind, avoid clutter, and create a clean look.
Here are my best tips: