Rounded furniture, lighting, and decor
“A curved form is subconsciously read as safe, friendly and welcoming” - Sarah Sherman Samuel. The use of rounded design makes for a more comfortable and inviting environment.
“With more time spent indoors than ever before, we’re all seeking to strengthen our connection with nature” - Athena Calderone. With the last couple of years being primarily spent indoors, bringing the outdoors inside has become essential.
Bold colors and patterns
"I expect to see a lot of bold color and pattern reminiscent of the 60’s and 70’s, and green in all shades as we continue to bring the outdoors in” - Beth Diana Smith. Bold colors and patterns are making a comeback as trends start to distance themselves from neutral tones.
“As we get into another year of COVID variants, our living spaces continue to double as our work rooms, which is the new normal” - Kathryn Ireland. Dual-purpose design is making it’s mark as more people start to work from home.
“We will see more saturated colored rooms that envelop and welcome you into a space and less of the all white everything” - Sarah Sherman Samuel. All-white has had its time to shine and now it’s time for some color.
“Open floor plans will give way to more segmented and traditional spaces, delineations, as we have come to realize the need for privacy and quiet spaces” - Timothy Corrigan. One thing that the pandemic has taught us is how sacred privacy is.
"It has become painfully obvious that open shelving doesn't work and just ends up looking cluttered and messy, while also lacking the storage capacity of cabinets” - Andra DelMonico. In theory, open shelving can appeal to the eye, but it seems as though this trend is fading fast.