Miami Design Agenda scour the market to find the best home decorating trends for next season and now we’ve got a TOP 10 to show you, and we can say for now that will bring a dash of elegance to your home.
Color forecasters are part designer, part sociologist and part predictor. They draw information from the runway, auto manufacturers and the housewares industry; they scour showrooms, trade shows and magazines for trends; they consider what’s happening culturally and how this impacts our national mood.
The Colors are Coming… The housing crisis, ongoing war, historic election and economic downturn have combined to shape Americans’ color tastes. We’re searching for the color equivalent of mac and cheese: safe, traditional and comforting. But the pops of bright colors, from crimson to acid yellow, suggest that we’re ultimately hopeful about the future.
Copper burnished metals and rose coppers are adorning everything from lighting to cutlery. ‘What better way to add a touch of luxe and glamour to your room?‘ says interior stylist Sarah Slimm.
Four-poster beds are hardly new, but like many classic furniture designs, they they are having a moment. Why now? People love the romance of the pillared pieces. Plus, their cubelike form suggests four walls, which gives loungers a feeling of privacy and sanctuary, especially in loftlike spaces.
Geometric hexagons and honeycomb shapes are hot—whether in the form of chairs like these or in a tile or fabric pattern. The polygon feels both modern-modular and organic at the same time.
When it comes to wood finishes, we’re looking toward the beach and its pale-gray shades of driftwood. Products in this hue have the softness of lighter-colored boards but the gravitas of dark planks.
There’s something soothing about being surrounded by books. And now libraries are making a comeback, despite the proliferation of e-readers. Libraries preserve memories of the characters, the words, and the stories that have touched us—and remind us of where we’ve been and who we want to be.
On Houzz, we are seeing a lot of interiors in which contemporary chairs are paired with rustic tables. Maybe it’s just that people want it both ways, but we think that there’s something else behind the popular look. By pairing two things that don’t seem to go together, you are actually emphasizing the best qualities of both.
s living rooms have become more relaxed places for lounging, we have less need for formal sofas and more love for a versatile padded zone that lets us sprawl out however we like. This sectional, dressed in elegant gray upholstery, invites one to lie down with a plush throw and a good book or game.
So… After this TOP 10 Home Decorating Trends, set to make an impact in the coming season!