Keeping your fingers on the pulse of the latest home trends is a great way to keep your living spaces updated with the times. If you haven’t made any visible changes to your interiors for a decade or more, maybe it’s time to consider an overhaul which is both functional and a delight to the eyes. We bring to you some of the most popular interior design trends in 2020 and help you create an updated space which breathes new life into your home.
1 Art Speaks Personality
Living room ideas often suggest hanging pieces of art in your home, but bringing it into your kitchen is a new trend. Don’t focus on building a space just for cooking but rather, use it to bring your personality into it. And this can be achieved through hanging art in your kitchen space. Make your walls sing with art which shows your personality.
2 Pantone Color of the Year – Classic Blue
Pantone – the company who standardised colour communication for industries – announced Classic Blue as the ‘Color of the Year’. While that in itself should increase the popularity for the colour, Classic Blue is a very sophisticated tone. They provide a great contrast for interiors and exteriors for both traditional and modern styles of home, according to interior designer Kerrie Kelly, founder of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab.
3 Multifunctional Is In
Remote working and learning is the way of life now and there is no way around it. So keeping with the times, the use of multifunctional spaces have become a need for many. This approach can be easily seen with kitchen and dining areas where people can seamlessly switch between just cooking and working. For kitchens with islands, this is especially true since it can be easily used for both cooking/dining and as a workstation.
4 Biophilic Designs
A Biophilic Design is one that incorporates natural elements like materials, light, vegetation etc. into your home environment that can positively impact overall health. Research shows that these elements play a role in reducing stress and balancing blood pressure levels and heart rates; which ultimately improves your general well being. They are also known to increase productivity and creativity. Who wouldn’t want to feel all this at home?
5 Floral Wallpaper
Floral wallpaper has gotten a reputation for being kitsch but this year it is here to stay. With the modern iterations of this decor element, floral wallpaper can blend and enhance your contemporary interiors. With an appeal for vibrant and contrasting colours, current wallpaper patterns can be found in varying sizes and designs to suit many decor styles. If you are not ready to fully commit, stick-on options are also available.
6 Dark Painted Doors
Courtney Hill Fertitta of Courtney Hill Interiors suggests that painting an interior door in rich dark colours can help add warmth and character to the living space. The colour pair with great woodwork can frame the door as an artistic element in the room.
There you have it! These are a few of the running home decor trends in 2020 and hopefully, will inspire you to pick up a thing or two and bring