Whether you’re renovating or just looking to invest in your new homes read this before you hit the shops and stores. 2018 is definitely going to be the year of forgotten trends, because it’s about to re-introduce some of the iconic trends we adored in the years behind us. From brass and gold, through vibrant green as well as the timeless black and white patterns, interior designs of 2018 will be absolutely ground-breaking . So I thought to create a fun little post today with 26 different design trends.
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1. A IS FOR “ASPIRATIONAL” SPACES
Spaces have the power to help us feel the way we want to feel in our lives . Whether it’s ‘relaxed’ or ‘energized’ or ‘intimate’ or ‘professional’ . People are ready to get crystal clear on how they want to feel at home — and they will make design choices from there and more emphasis on Design Freedoms .
2. B IS FOR “BRASS”
2016 introduced the brass trend, and 2018 is here to bring it back and Brass is now the metallic of the moment . Brass will again rule the homes everywhere, bringing in the dose of warmth, and shine. Add some artistic flair and shine to your room by investing in brass lamps, bowls, pillows, and even side tables. This added flair is the perfect dancing partner to all other elements in your room .
3. C IS FOR “CALIENTE RED”
Benjamin Moore has unveiled its Color of the Year 2018 – and it’s a ‘vibrant and charismatic’ shade of red ,with a warm, enveloping hue and seductive tone . This warmer tone of red with a hint of orange is described as a ‘bold yet soothing contemporary color that oozes confidence’.
‘It’s the signature color of a modern architectural masterpiece.’
4.D IS FOR “DARK-WOODS”
Dark wood is making a comeback and it will rock the floors, walls, and furniture of 2018 homes. This is the year where darker wood tones signify a occurrence for retro glamour, and provide a new take on modern luxury .
Rosewood, walnut, mango woods have topped the list of most desirable dark wood pieces. The marbling effect of mango woods and charring technique of Shou Sugi Ban is gaining a lot of popularity. It is a striking and bold shift away from blonde woods which has been popular in the recent years.
5. E IS FOR “EARTHEN LUXURY”
As our lives become more hectic and reliant on technology, our desire to reconnect with nature and return to a simpler way of life will be reflected in the design and style of our homes . Organic materials and traditional handcrafts, such as this rustic lantern, will continue to gain momentum.
“A new type of earthen luxury which focuses on a sense of environmental emotions and well being , “will influence everything from our choices in building materials to homewares.
6. F IS FOR “FLORAL PRINT”
Bring back that flower power from the 1970’s and 1980’s !We will be seeing floral prints and patterns pretty much everywhere, and not just in our homes, but in our wardrobes and everyday clothing as well!
Floral Print in Big, Bold and Contrasting color for this year , particularly on large billowing fabrics like drapery, as well as chairs and throw pillows . If you are using this element on wall than it should be stick to “one wall “or “ceiling”.
7. G IS FOR “GREEN AND GOLD”
When you think about your home, the first thing that comes to mind is Harmony, Rest, Peace and Serenity. Thanks to the 2018 interior design trends, you’ll have the chance to create just that ?”A calm and pleasant home”. Green tones promote Balance and Harmony, and when combined with Gold hues, creates a Comfy and Trendy design.
By mixing gold hues and avocado green, you’ll introduce a bit of 70’s vibe into your interior. Think green walls and golden chandeliers, in combination with yellow furniture .
8. H IS FOR “HANDMADE” DECOR
Anything that doesn’t look mass manufactured or machined is a must-have this year. 1) We’ll see a lot of “Handcrafted Wall Hangings and Luminaires”. 2) Carpets, Curtains, and Pillowcases with “tribal and exotic patterns” will be hot in the market . 3) “Pottery” will also become a popular display item. 4) “Furniture” has a natural handmade feel with materials such a rattan and wicker .
9. I IS FOR “IRIDESCENT ACCENTS”
Metallic feature walls will add a glowing touch to tired bedrooms and bathrooms. Gently reflective surfaces will add light to rooms that currently serve as forgotten corners of the home.
10. J IS FOR “JEWEL TONES”
Fall and winter were all about Dark ,Cozy colors and 2018 is all set to make a similarly Bold entrance . Expect more jewel tones this year .
11. K IS FOR “KLEIN BLUE”
According to trend forecast , primary colors come back , so the new blue is “Klein Blue”. Klein Blue has fascinated the design world, and brings a wonderful edge to interiors. This blue used to upholster large pieces of furniture creating a focal point in the room .
12. L IS FOR “LEATHER”
Not only leather furniture, but home accents, like shelf holders, handmade leather flowers, and wall artworks are stylish elements of modern interior design 2018 .
13. M IS FOR “MILLENNIAL PINK”
The Interior design world has been obsessed with pink for the past 2 years. Well, this continues on to 2018 too. Powdery pink looks at its best when matched with gold, shades of grey, nude and coral shades. It is better to use the pale pink when it comes to picking out textiles for your lounge and accessories.
Powdery pink still got an alluring effect in our minds but, remember excess pink might backfire on you. When used wisely “they create an illusion of a Luxurious and Spacious room”.
14. N IS FOR “NATURAL ELEMENT”
2018 move towards fresh , natural materials such as stone ,copper ,concrete and granite . These elements will help you to bring an organic and serene ambiance to any space .
15. O IS FOR “OVER-SIZED FURNITURE”
In 2018, size will matter when it comes to your favourite piece of “furniture”. This will be especially good news for those who don’t have a problem fitting furniture into their bedrooms or living rooms, because the latest trends promote “big interior spaces as well as large furniture pieces”.
16. P IS FOR “PATTERNED PLANTS”
It may have seemed like house plants were in their hey day most of last year but they’re not going anywhere. This year, however, they’ll be patterned . “Bedroom plants can help you sleep and vibrant foliage can help you stay on trend in the 2018” .
17. Q IS FOR “QUIET SPACES “
Quiet spaces are in demand now especially since life is so hectic and we need to meditate and find solace and tranquility in our home .
18. R IS FOR “RECYCLING”
If you’re thinking about renovating your home in 2018, you should definitely consider repairing your existing elements, thus giving them a new look and new life. The trend of making the most of what we have is still going strong and rightfully so. Also, if you need to add an item to your design, first look at some previously used elements that would fit your space perfectly. Not only will be saving money, but you’d also be helping the environment.
19. S IS FOR “STATEMENT CEILINGS “
Forget statement walls and look to the ceiling. Searches for “statement ceilings” are up by 310 per cent this year on Pinterest . An inventive way to transform a room from the top down – people are keeping the walls one color but then wallpapering, tiling, decorating or painting the ceiling to make it the standout feature of the room.
20. T IS FOR “TERRAZZO FLOORING”
Cool in the 70’s, uncool in the 90’s, cool in 2018. Yes, Terrazzo is back .
21. U IS FOR “ULTRAVIOLET”
“Ultra Violet” is pantone color of the year 2018 ,which is basically a powerful, and bright purple! With Ultraviolet being such a dynamic color however, it is important to remember not to go overboard with it. If used too much, it may end up spoiling an interior rather than brightening it up!
22. V IS FOR “VELVET”
Velvet brings out the best in each color thanks to its delicate luster .It gives a genuinely royal touch to your decor. Moreover, it fantastically corresponds with raw materials , like concrete, so various trends of the 2018 can easily be combined!
23. W IS FOR “WABI -SABI”
One of the most rated trends of 2018 is the Wabi Sabi styled interior designs. “Wabi Sabi” is the ancient Japanese philosophy of finding beauty in imperfections. The designs are many caused due to natural effects of wearing off, cracks, weathering, oxidation etc…
24. X IS FOR “EXOTIC STYLE”
If you put all the previous trends together , there’s a particular style that slowly comes into focus : The exotic jungle look .
You can achieve this look by pairing Earthy colors with organic materials like luscious greenery and vibrant pops of color . “Worn timbers” will bring all the pieces together to create a perfectly executed exotic decor .
25. Y IS FOR “YEAR-ROUND WICKER”
If you want to wow your guests all 2018 ,the wicker trend is the one .The key to achieve this trend is skirted wicker , tables, lampshades and lighting .
26. Z IS FOR “ZEBRA COLOR”
Having an interior design that is solely in black and white has been around for a very long time, however; it is ranked as one of the top trends that will never go out of style .No matter how the trends of colors fluctuate with time, these two colors, black and white, in particular, will always remain the best classical blend.