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Interior Design Hacks: Artificial Grass

There’s a new player in town when it comes to pushing boundaries in interior design, and that's artificial grass. Its lush green appearance, low maintenance, and versatility is causing a stir in the industry.
Interior Design Hacks: Artificial Grass

Innovation and creativity have been driving interior design forward for as long as we can remember. Thanks to them, we’re able to continue pushing boundaries when creating beautiful and functional spaces. While natural elements like wood, stone, and water have always played a crucial role in interior design, there’s a new player in town: artificial grass. A lush and vibrant alternative to natural grass that offers countless possibilities for bringing the outdoors inside.

Incorporating artificial grass inside your home

Artificial grass, or synthetic turf, has grown in popularity in recent years, and we’re not surprised. Its consistent green appearance and soft texture replicate the natural beauty of grass without the maintenance. Unlike natural grass, artificial grass remains vibrant year-round, making it an ideal choice for outdoor and inside spaces where natural light may be limited.

One of the best advantages of artificial grass is its versatility. Interior designers have been embracing it as a creative tool to bring a touch of nature to various types of spaces, from homes and offices to retail stores and hospitality establishments. There are no limits to adding artificial grass inside your home or commercial space.

this is an example of using artifical grass for walls featured on Mint Interieur

Opt for living walls or ceilings

Designers are increasingly incorporating biophilic design into their projects, creating moss walls and green ceilings using artificial grass that bring the freshness of the outdoors indoors. These green installations can transform a room by applying it to a wall or ceiling, providing a visually appealing backdrop and enhancing well-being properties through its replication of nature.

Create an indoor garden

Once a dream, now a reality. Artificial grass and plants offer a convenient solution to designing an indoor garden that requires no maintenance. By simply laying down synthetic turf and layering artificial plants, you can create an oasis inside a room of your choice and can complete the look with decorative elements like stones and wooden accents.

Upgrade your children’s playrooms and nurseries

There’s no wonder artificial grass is a hit inside playrooms and nurseries. Its soft and cushioned surface provides a safe and comfortable space for kids to play, crawl, and explore. What’s more, the vibrant green colour stimulates creativity and imagination, making it an ideal choice for creating playful interior spaces.

Design a calming Zen Den

We’ve spoken at length about the importance of carving out a zen den that brings a sense of calm and tranquillity inside your home. You can reap the benefits of incorporating artificial grass and plants into your zen-inspired spaces with its calming effect and soft texture adding to the sensory experience.

this is an example of a living wall inside an office space featured on dezeen

Time to make artificial grass your business

Artificial grass and plants don’t stop at residential spaces; it has found its place in commercial interior design. Retail stores are using it to create immersive shopping experiences, while offices are integrating it into breakout areas and meeting rooms to promote creativity and well-being in the workplace.

If you’re looking to update an event space, it may be time to tap into the potential of artificial grass. From wedding receptions and corporate events to rooftop bars and outdoor patios, synthetic turf and plants adds a touch of nature, while its durability and low maintenance make it a practical choice for high-traffic areas.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, artificial grass is a practical option for flooring material and can be smart choice for businesses looking to create visually appealing and functional waiting areas or entryways.

Artificial grass maintenance? No problem

While artificial grass requires much less maintenance compared to natural grass, it still requires some care to stay in top condition. While it’s easy to clean, there are a couple of other considerations and tips to keep in mind:

  1. Regular cleaning: Sweep or use a leaf blower to remove debris, leaves, and dust from the surface. You can also rinse it with water occasionally to remove any accumulated dirt.
  2. Brushing: Use a stiff brush to keep the grass fibres upright and maintain their natural appearance.
  3. Stain removal: Promptly clean up any spills or stains to prevent discolouration. Most stains can be removed with mild detergent and water.
  4. Pet care: If you have pets, regularly pick up solid waste and rinse the area to prevent odours. Artificial grass is pet-friendly and designed to drain efficiently.
  5. Prevent fading: Protect your artificial grass from direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure can cause it to fade over time. Consider using shade structures or awnings to shield it from harsh UV rays.

In essence, artificial grass is a game changer in the world of interior design, offering a multitude of creative possibilities for bringing the outdoors in. Its lush green appearance, low maintenance, and versatility make it a valuable addition to homes, offices, and commercial spaces. Whether you’re looking to create a serene indoor garden, a playful playroom, or a retail space with a unique twist, artificial grass can easily help you achieve your design goals.

Photo credits: 1. Casa de Valentina 2. Mint Interieur 3. Dezeen

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