Sunday, January 11, 2009
Ashworth: Beigy minimalism is over!
Many of the lightly crunched, unhappy with low savings returns, will be pouncing on auction and other buy-to-let bargains this year. They will also be committing cash to their homes, introducing bright colour - which is “so now”. But, although they know that beigy minimalism is “so over”, they will opt for accessories such as £50 throws from Next rather than the multi-hued makeover. The lore of the lightly crunched holds that, when the market recovers, neutral will still rock for most buyers.