Terracotta: How to Adopt this Trend in its Interior?
Our tips for adopting terracotta in style
Ultra trendy this winter, the terracotta color continues to rise for the coming seasons. But this time, we find this earthy nuance in its natural element with the return of terracotta. From floor and wall coverings to decorative objects and tableware, we tell you everything to adopt the terracotta trend in your interior…
As floor or wall covering
Used since antiquity in the construction of housing, terracotta is mainly used as a floor covering. It is particularly known in the form of tiles and is often found in country houses on the ground as in wall covering with the use of splashback. But terracotta can also be a charming asset in more modern interiors.
Since it is available in all forms, terracotta has the advantage of adapting to all decorative styles. We imagine for example, small terracotta tiles and hexagonal to dress the floor of a rustic kitchen while large format tiles will be perfect to give a touch of authenticity to a modern kitchen.
Finally, be aware that terracotta can be used outdoors on the terrace or in a patio. With its tones ranging from red to brown through orange and ocher, terracotta brings warmth and conviviality outdoors!
The star of flower pots
Impossible to miss out on to the florist or garden center, terracotta is an integral part of the plant universe. We like its robustness and its authentic aspect to highlight our favorite plants. So, if you do not know how to go about adopting the terracotta trend in your interior, pots seem to be the easiest solution to familiarize yourself with this matter of character without difficulty…
In small touches with the décor
As we told you, terracotta pots are sure to adopt this material in your interior. Especially since today, terracotta is proudly displayed in its greatest simplicity. Forget the planters and show off your handcrafted pots! Beyond the pots of flowers (to leave empty on a table or buffet or to garnish with fresh or dried flowers), terracotta also invests in other decorative accessories. You can see it on light fixtures, lanterns, coat hooks, sculptures and other works of art and even on furniture!
A natural material, terracotta contains no harmful particles for food. It allows healthy cooking because it preserves the nutrients and flavors of food. In other words, it is ideal for making dishes and kitchen utensils. The tagine is the best example, but many tableware accessories can also be designed in terracotta. In all cases, avoid choosing glazed or enameled terracotta dishes and always favor raw models. To maintain them, you can help yourself with a little white vinegar or even toothpaste!
Did you know ? The very first culinary preparations of Humanity were elaborated in terracotta dishes! This shows how much this material has lived…