What’s Trending: 2017 Best Interior Design Trends
Every year we highlight the best interior design trends for the year, and it's always one of our most popular stories. Sometimes there are major changes from the year before, and sometimes there are trend replays from previous seasons - either way, we stay informed and on top of the trends coming in, and those going out, and make sure to give you the scoop.
This year more than ever before we are seeing the Interior Design industry follow suit after the Fashion industry, as exemplified by our first trend nominee - the beloved Millennial Pink.
Source: Elsie + Emma - A Beautiful Mess
This soft, baby pink hue has carved a place in our heart - and in our homes. Trends show that our love for millennial pink isn't slowing down, and trendsetters continue to include it in their fashion, accessories, and home accents.
Infuse it into your own design by painting an accent wall, adding kitchen ware, or throw pillows for easy cycling.
2 | Mixed Prints
we all know and love Emily Henderson's unique and colorful style. In her patio makeover she mixed prints in blue and white for a textured and vibrant outcome.
Source: Emily Henderson
Mixed prints in a variety of colors add interest and keep the eye moving throughout the room. Don't be afraid to mix it up and push your comfort zone - anything goes!
Source: Brooke Giannetti
You can achieve this look with a few different techniques, including a fabulous lime wash treatment by AMy Howard. The key is to distress the wood enough so that the white wax has grooves to go into and give it the "grainy", faded effect. High end dealers have sold this style for long time and now we are seeing it become more mainstream.
Source: de Gournay | Interior Design: Baptiste Bohu
If you like the idea but not enough to commit to a full wallpaper, go with a few flamingo-colored pillows, or a small piece of art. With this trend you don't need much, and there are plenty of ways to include it in your style without it becoming overpowering.
5 | Indoor Vines
Designer Brooke GIanetti does it again - These simple vines draped over exposed beams and trailing down to eye level give this living room an airy and organic feel.
Source: Brooke Giannetti
Adding green in any way is always chic, but climbing vines take it up a notch and elevate your space. Typically used on fences and to separate outdoor fences, climbing greenery is now seeing a revival. With what experts are terming the "vertical garden", there is a lot of room to experiment. Plant them in hanging pots, use fishing wire, trellis or furniture to train it, or simply place it in chest drawer to cascade down.
Source: Smart Home HGTV
This is a trend we saw emerging last year, but this year it's really blown up, mostly because of the wildly popular HGTV Smart Home Giveaways. HGTV Smart Home features a walk-in digital shower. Designed to know its users, a smart home learns their habits and automates the every day needs so that residents experience a seamless, smooth operation at home. Features like water temperature preference, water pressure and timing are all included.
Dark, Hunter or Forest green - whatever you call this deep, ivy color, we are here for it. This beautiful shade of green has been popular in fall decor but now we are embracing it regardless of season. It makes a statement for elegance and high-end taste, but never pretentious or unapproachable.
Pair it with warmer textiles like a bright vintage rug, some live greens, some unexpected glamour and feminine art to break up the otherwise masculine result.
Source: Candelaria Design
The earthy, natural look of terra-cotta is The reason many designers are attracted to the material - it adds organic texture and movement to spaces in a way that modern tiles cannot. Use it as flooring, planters, or accents around your home.
Hygge isn't about "stuff": It's about being happy with less things, but things that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. Embrace the style with chunky knits, mood lighting and candles, indulgent baths, warm drinks, layers, pillows by the fire, and anything that makes you want to turn your phone off and enjoy the here and the now - and oh, you can embrace the messy bed!
Source: The Fashion Medley
Get creative in your transitions and let the tiles speak to you. Some patterns will want to transition organically, while others may want to be lined up more traditionally, but there is always room for a tile feature - no matter how small your space is.
We continue to update our readers throughout the year so please share with us any trends you think are getting hot in 2017!
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