Interior cladding: 6 inspiring designs for your home

Interior cladding or panelling can transform the overall look and design of a space. Take a look at these decorating ideas to inspire your home.

By Becca Green | 2 March 2020

Not just for transforming the exterior of your home, cladding has a lot to offer on the inside, too. From timber to stone, take a look at these stylish and design-led examples.

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Cladding is often associated with the exterior of a property, however don’t underestimate the power of interior cladding or panelling inside your home. Take a look at some impressive and inspiring examples below.

Timber framing

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The rich grain pattern of this bespoke panelling creates a sense of intimacy in this cosy dining area. The timber framing has been designed to line up beautifully with the coffered-style ceiling. An experienced joiner would be able to create a similar installation as part of a retrofit.

Cork wall covering

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Cork is a sustainable and moisture-resistant material with a range of uses. Composed of a thick cork-backing layer with a stone-effect veneer on top, this wallcovering is a natural sound-absorber, reducing noise pollution from room to room and within the same space.