Artificial Plants for 2018
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Updated on 17th Dec 2017 by Planters Artificial
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Design Trends with Artificial Plants for 2018

Here we are, moving into 2018 with steam! The year promises to deliver a number of new exterior and interior design trends, and Planters Artificial is excited to showcase our collection of artificial plants and trees that will ‘wow’ everyone from guests to customers.

Before getting started, take a moment to note where you’d like to spruce up in 2018. Which areas bring artificial plants to mind? Today, we’re going to cover a broad spectrum, so grab a pen and paper, and be sure to take some notes! Our representatives are ready to talk ideas and help you bring your 2018 design dreams to life.

In this article, you will learn:
  • How to get started with artificial indoor plants for your home or office, and which ones are best for feeling out the process?
  • Which artificial plants are best in outdoor spaces, and which do best indoors?
  • How to use green walls, arrangements, and décor to create a setting and mood in your home or business. We’ll also touch on why this is so important.
  • How to optimise potted plants for maximum impact?

2018: The year to get started with artificial plants

A simple way to get started is with basic arrangements. These can be placed inside on window sills or separate stands. For a creative touch, try staging a succulent, elegantly staged in a glass cylinder, as a decorative centerpiece on the dinner table.

When first starting, think small and versatile. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different locations and different arrangements. Colours and textures can add to the appeal, and the experts at Planters Artificial are standing by to offer suggestions and advice.

Larger air plants and succulents come in clay pots and work well in the back garden or viewable from the walkway as a welcome to guests. Our favourite artificial tree, especially for those living in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, is the Lemon Tree. Complete with appealing lemons, these arrangements come multiple potted settings and sizes.

Stem Flowers come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Artificial blossoms, roses, and gerberas are among the most popular selections of artificial indoor plants as we move into 2018, sprucing up any room in the home with color and vibrancy. For more of a bouquet look (perhaps there’s a dinner party or event you’ll be hosting soon), try one or more of our peonies.

When a place calls for a natural setting, stem flowers and plants work well as fillers. Pussy willows and leaf orchids add a touch of the outdoors to artificial settings, and work particularly well along walkways and as a liner to terraced gardens.

Artificial plants for outdoor spaces

For those looking to fill outdoor spaces, foliages, grasses, and rushes might be the best option. Office spaces in particular are embracing foliages to represent the different seasons – Planters Artificial delivers Maple leaves matching Spring, Summer, and Fall, for example. If you have a water scene in the garden, accent it with a collection of palm fronds.

We also offer an extensive collection of ferns and aloes that perfectly complement the latest design trends for 2018. In warmer climates like Dubai and Abu Dhabi, yucca plants add a touch of weather-centric flare.

Artificial Landscaping at JW Marriott HotelWhen scenarios call for an incredibly life-like setting, we suggest items such as branches or moss grass to complement the more ‘visually stunning’ elements of décor. Visitors really react to aesthetics that tickle their senses from multiple angles.

Grasses and items carefully staged in the background provide a 360-degree experience and make people want to linger for a few extra minutes, critical for shops trying to push a sale or business executives looking to close that big deal. Many, such as Zebra Grass, come potted and can be relocated as necessary.

Setting the big scene with vertical walls and preserved palms

Think about Chicago’s Wrigley Field. What is the first thing that comes to mind? It’s the ivy, isn’t it? Such a defining feature is a great way to set your space apart from the others around it. Perfectly customisable, ivy can be hung in large or small plots, completely covering an area or leaving open space to share the glory. Ivy is 2018’s best way to liven up that large, open wall or balcony which currently sits exposed.

Artificial Tree
If you have the space, artificial trees and preserved palms can really increase the aesthetic appeal of your home or business. Large plazas and yards allow decorators to put multiple items together into one cohesive theme, giving the space a characteristic all its own. Our large collection of Ficus trees is among the most popular, as are the natural trunk trees like bamboo and olive ball.

Artificial Plant Walls
Vertical walls
are popular because they command attention immediately. Similar to the ivy we discussed earlier, guests will walk away with a memory (and likely a photo!) of your green wall and how much they loved it. Boring be gone, vertical walls can liven up any space and are one of the most customisable options we offer.

Preserved palms
have a similar effect, albeit offering the advantage of more strategic placement. While a green wall can only fit in certain spots, there are few bare spaces throughout a home or workplace that a preserved palm can’t liven up. Hosting a party in one room today and a different room tomorrow? Simple! Move them around, use them as greeters or background, and don’t be shy about adding an extra.

Potted pleasers

Inside homes and businesses, potted artificial plants and green walls are rapidly increasing in popularity. A big reason for this is that they can easily be moved. Perhaps your first go is to put them between a couch and a loveseat, but after a while decide to relocate the potted plant by a nearby window to allow more attention.

This is easily done – and adding to the collection is just as easy. Many choose to add a potted plant with each new piece of furniture or every room remodel, and we say why not?! 2018 is going to be all about personality. Trends are shifting from stagnant art pieces built for only one location in the home or office into more mobile options such as potted plants.

Thinking big picture: Your décor, your attitude!

No matter the setting – inside or out, home or office artificial plants and trees are the perfect accent as we move into 2018. Planters Artificial has an extensive product range that is sure to offer multiple décor options appropriate for any situation. Whether it’s versatility, lifespan, or customisation, we have something that will fit your needs. There has never been a better time to opt for artificial greenery!
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