We were proud to have recently hosted The Block favourites and Beaumont Tiles ambassadors Kyal and Kara at our Melbourne head office for one of our very special LookBook events. Kyal and Kara have appeared on both The Block and Reno Rumble in recent years and during the interactive session they revealed what Beaumont's strategic designers forecast is the Next Big Thing in tiles and bathroomware.

Those who were lucky enough to attend the event had the opportunity to learn interior styling from the very best in the industry and were introduced to six red hot trends in international design and style:

  1. Art and Shine
    Described as edgy, colourful and vibrant. A good example of this are the tiles used by this year's Block contestants Suzi and Vonni in their first bathroom reveal.
  2. Black and White
    Black and white is always a timeless look that works well. Considered glamorous and moody, black and white is always perfect for bathroom floors and feature walls.
  3. Modern Vintage
    This style is best described as adding character to any room in which they appear. They are epitomised by great graphics and these tiles were used to great effect at one of our Queensland display homes - the Langdon at Providence, South Ripley.
  4. Natural
    This particular look was described as natural, organic as well as being warm and inviting. The perfect style for the transition between indoors and outdoors.
  5. Industrial
    The Industrial look can be achieved by using raw materials, and utilising exposed surfaces, keeping things minimalistic and being confident. For full inspiration why not check out our very own Vintage and Industrial LookBook style.
  6. Shapes
    Utilising shapes is great for adding texture and depth to a space. A great place to start with this look is our Graphix LookBook style.

After being taken through these trends, everyone then got together in small groups and were given the opportunity to create their very own mood board. They were able to draw inspiration from the trends that had been presented as well as working with Kyal and Kara, along with consultants from both Beaumont Tiles and our very own Studio M.

Below are some of the pictures taken at the event, along with the video that we produced to showcase the night.

Kyal and Kara provided plenty of styling advice on the night
Some of the fantastic mood boards created by the audience.

Kyal and Kara with our host for the night, Chris Carroll from The Life Creative blog.

Consultants from Beaumont Tiles and Studio M.

At the end of the night, one of the lucky attendees won an exclusive prize to tour the current Blocktagon location in South Yarra before it is open to the public ahead of the auction.

For even more inspiration make sure that you visit Beaumont Tiles, where you can find great tips and updates at their own blog. You can also follow them on Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.