2018 INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS
We all want our homes to feel timeless and our décor to last forever, however, boredom sets in and we just need a change. Some decorators work in trend after trend and can maintain a cohesive look. Others struggle and have to start from scratch. Just like a great outfit, you need to know what is timeless and what can easily be switched out to breathe new life in. That’s where trends come in, here’s my top list for 2018 – Happy New Year Everyone!
1. TONE ON TONE
Looking for peace and simplicity – tone on tone is your go to palette. Entire homes are designed with this in mind, it takes a lot of discipline and a keen eye to make this work. It can flatline easily and become very boring.
2. BOLD LAMPSHADES
Strong interest in pleated, patterned and even wicker lampshades. Perfect way to get a sophisticated, decorated look.
3. CURVED SOFAS
Mixing in curved instead of the same old “L-shape” sofa is a fresh way to inject interest. Helps to divide a room, look fabulous from every angle, hug a fireplace perfectly. Perfect addition to a rectangular room! Curvy is beautiful – 70’s inspired silhouettes always deliver on style.
4. ABSTRACT GEOMETRIC ART
Bring some excitement to your space, create tension between traditional landscapes and portraits, add an abstract, bold painting to your home.
5. HERRINGBONE FLOORS
Clients want unique, special, you can’t get any better than a custom designed herringbone or chevron floor. From traditional to contemporary, this is a stunning addition to any home.
6. FRINGED PENDANTS
2018 is pushing for an eclectic mix of styles. Mixing materials and metals is all the rage, it adds whimsy and frivolity.
7. BOLD SEATING
We’re heading back to the bold sofa! For many years designers have pushed clients into neutrals for their larger furniture pieces – for longevity. Today, we’re pushing for a bold hit of saturated colour – must be textural though – velvets, chenilles, mohairs..
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