This is an exciting year for design. Style projections point to the comeback of midcentury interiors and saturated hues.
Although some styles of the past year won’t be losing their charm soon, incorporating new design elements into your own personal or commercial spaces will keep them looking fresh and fashionable throughout the year.
So what are the current design trends, and how can you use them to update your home or office? Here’s a quick guide.
In 2018 for example, rose gold and ultraviolet had decorated walls and were the top, preferred accents. This year, the theme will lean toward living coral, a lovely hue with a strong futuristic vibe.
This beautiful hue works well with warm matte red and naturally rich colors like concentrated shades of blue, although it also works really well with pastels.
There are plenty of ways you can include living coral in your home design without having to include a costly makeover.
Subtle splashes of living coral in your home decor or wall paintings, for example, can do the job, given that the color fits with your current theme.
The trick is to not overdo it. You also have to make sure it complements your current design, or your whole efforts will end up being counterproductive.
Also known as art deco style, this interior fad from the mid-centuries will return to home interiors this year. Art deco is characterized by a dramatic aesthetic that evokes a timeless and elegant appeal.
The most typical features of the art deco movement include the following:
Geometrics. From fabrics to wallpapers to flooring, geometric patterns serve as a concrete background for a one-of-a-kind cosmopolitan home.
Bold colors. Deep red and purple that provides a saturated contrast within interior elements is a style of the art deco movement. High-contrast combinations create an interesting blend in the environment and lends a room much of its character.
Visual drama. Central to the art deco style is its affinity to intricate details, a timeless feature of elegance still evident in many historic architectures and interiors today. Perhaps this is the perfect excuse to finally get that ornate vanity or accent table you’ve been eyeing.
Mirrors. Unlike the parsimonious, minimalist use of mirrors in Scandinavian interiors, the art deco style struts mirrors in their most glorious cuts and sizes, favoring the bold and unconventional geometric shapes and making it central to the whole design ensemble.
Metallic finishes. The metallic-finish fad has been around for a few years now, and with the comeback of art deco, it looks like metallic finishes won’t be going away soon. Best for…
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