Interior Design Trends
Even though design trends come and go, staying on-trend helps give your home a fresh, stylish feel. Our experts’ advice will help you define your personal style, and translate it to your home. They’ve got their thumb on the pulse of interior design trends which will help you find the best way to update your home this year.
Updating your home with 2017 interior design trends will give it a stylish, modern, and like-new feel. In terms of design, this year has been the year of bold. Big patterns, deep colors, and unique materials describe the style of 2017. Navy began to phase out, replaced with a deep green. Exciting, unique materials like cork have come into play, too. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming interior design trends.
Boring. Blah. Underwhelming. When most of us think of neutral colors, these are the words that immediately come to mind. Well, newsflash! “Neutral colors don’t have to be boring,” says Shelley Little, Freshome. “In fact, a calm, neutral backdrop allows you to bring out some pretty bold elements into your design that may [...]
“Color is powerful,” writes Maxwell Ryan, Apartment Therapy. “It is stimulating, healing, soothing and fun. It is also a big commitment.” Not only does redesigning or redecorating take a monetary commitment, but also a pretty hefty time commitment to research, design, and ultimately execute. So, it is important to know what [...]
Typically, a case of the blues is a bad thing – insinuating a feeling of deep sadness. In interior design, however, a case of the blues is quite the opposite. The color blue has been shown to create a sense of calm and relaxation, even lowering blood pressure and heart rate. And when used properly, blue is the perfect [...]
Less is more. This is the simple mantra behind minimalism – one of our favorite interior design concepts. Minimalism is a style that “simultaneously showcases exceptional functional design while artistically creating a simplified way to live,” says Neila Deen, Freshome. “In a nutshell, it’s design that’s stripped down to [...]
Interior design might seem as straightforward as choosing a paint color and coordinating your furniture, but the truth is, the devil’s in the details. Those last few finishing touches can really pull together a room and make it your own. Since we’re in the business of adding accents to homes, we were curious to know what [...]
“No matter how fine your furnishings, the pieces must complement each other or you won’t have a pleasing space,” writes Leah James, SFGATE. “That’s especially true of walls and window treatments given that they abut.” So, it’s important to put careful thought and care into your window treatment/wall color pairings. Here are a few [...]
When used properly, the color red should “flow in your house, not be a patchwork of opposite looks,” says Candice Olson, HGTV. However, “to use color boldly can be a challenge.” It is easy to lose perspective and overdo it with red or any color for that matter. So, the question on everyone’s mind is… “How do you decorate with red [...]
Interior Design Ideas for Summer 2018 As summer quickly approaches, people everywhere are packing away their long-sleeved shirts and sweaters in favor of shorts and sundresses to accommodate the changing weather. However, “the bright breezy attitude of the season can inspire more than a change in fashion and your mood,” says author [...]
Finding Inspiration All Around You Stephen King once said, “The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” While the author was most likely talking about his writing process, these words ring true for a number of different endeavors, including interior design. “Decorating and designing the [...]
Every year, there seems to be a new “it” color, and everyone uses the same expression to explain how integral this color will be for interior designers. Tell us if this sounds familiar. [Insert color] is the new black. Whether it’s pink, orange, or even Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2018, designers are always [...]