10 home design trends for 2019
Does your home scream 2019 right now?
Whether you’re planning to build a new home or redecorate your existing one, it pays to learn the projected trends in home décor and design this coming year. Beyond joining the bandwagon, these design trends will give your home a fresh look perfect for new beginnings. Based on information from established designers and trend consultants, here are the stuff that are bound to go wild in homes in 2019.
Flowers bring the beauty of the outdoors inside your home. Bringing an organic feel to any stark space, abstracted or straight up chintz floral patterns will dominate 2019 interiors, according to American designer Erin Gates.
While simplicity has its own charm, geometry can liven up dull spaces and provide pop without the brash colors. Adapt these patterns in table runners, backsplash areas, and through small items that can provide accent.
Sustainability continues to be a major movement as people remain conscious of their impact on our limited resources. When it comes to artwork and furniture, more and more people are falling in love with bespoke craftwork. Handmade creations will capture the hopeless romantic in each homeowner and can make great conversation starters.
Though there is a debate whether brass or chrome leads the way, many designers agree that metal accents will seize the spotlight in our homes this coming year. This means that your grandma’s silverware will once again shine with attention. You’ll also be able to use some of your golden ornaments beyond the Christmas season.
Universal pieces are timeless beauties—such can be said of Scandinavian furniture. These items are renowned for their simplicity, functionality and minimalism. Though Nordic countries offer the authentic items, you can adapt the style on a budget. Go with light-colored wood, subtle colors of white and grey, and organic ornaments in your home to make it feel somewhat Scandinavian.
Still riding the sustainable and green movement, earth colors lead the trend in 2019. Colors such as terracotta, yellow ochre, tan and moss green may seem the obvious choice. Don’t be afraid, however, to try out other colors inspired by nature, such as sea blue and autumn hues.
With many elements from the ’70s making a comeback, designers are predicting a retro-inspired future. Velvet furniture, geometric patterns and vintage lighting are believed to be the upcoming craze. This might seem contradictory to the minimalist Scandinavian style, but there will always be fans on the opposite end of the spectrum.
Black is simple, clean and elegant, and seems to be the sophisticated choice for bathrooms. But with muted colors making a splash in furniture design and paints, matte black is seen to be the color of choice in 2019. Expect to see it become popular for cabinets, lamps, and other loose furniture.
Nowadays we seem to do many things at once. With the development of technology, the World’s Global Style Network, a recognized figure in trend research, predicts that mirrors will be used for more than just checking out our reflection. Expect to see mirrors in the market that have lighting fixtures, built-in music players and other modern features.
After a stressful day at work or in school, people immediately seek comfort when they get home. A comfortable bed with privacy curtains, crisp linens and fluffy pillows thus becomes a little piece of heaven at home. For this reason, four-poster beds may yet become popular again.
Welcome 2019 with a new look in your home using ideas vetted by some of the most authoritative voices in the interiors business. Though predictions may not be 100 percent accurate, you can be sure that your home will look fresh throughout the year if you dress it up now in style.
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