And just like that 2024 is upon us......
What better way to start our first Blog post than to highlight the forecast trends in Interior Design for the year ahead!
For 2024, we will continue to see a trend of designs moving away from grays and towards browns. This shift will not only be evident in fabrics and textiles, but also in cabinetry and casegoods.
There will be a wave of chocolate neutrals in fabrics, paint colors, materials, and finishes.
Now and then - Mixing and Matching Historical Eras
Interiors will become more eclectic as people incorporate antiques and heirlooms alongside new pieces.
Antique and vintage shopping allows homeowners to establish a connection to their past. Mixing antique, classic, retro, and modern elements together to create interesting interiors..
Pause from technology
Creating a refuge from technology means taking a break from the harsh blue lights and bright touchscreens that fill our spaces. Instead, we should embrace mechanical controls such as old-school buttons and toggle switches.
Incorporating self-care sessions in the bathroom can help us reset and refresh without the constant buzz of technology. This allows us to renew our energy and stay focused.
Bold jewel colours
The appeal of gray and white kitchens and endless beige bouclé will taper off in favor of vibrance, saturation, and increasingly edgy color combinations.
The saturated hues of precious gems are giving the palette of 2024 design trends a sense of velvety mystery. People will rediscovering color in their homes, which is a welcome shift from the all-neutral palette we’ve seen for several years, and jewel tones are at the forefront of that shift.
Customised secondary space
From bulters pantrys to back kitchens, and additional wet bars, homeowners to create extensions of their kitchens with secondary spaces
With the option of being transitional or closed off behind doors, these secondary spaces can house everything from additional refrigeration and warming drawers to built-in coffee systems, wine storage, dishwashers, and more.
Unspool your ribbons: Romanticism isn't just for the 19th century—or the 1980s. It has transcended time and continues to inspire even in the present day.
From pillows to bedding to area rugs, we're witnessing a delightful trend of botanical inspiration seeping into various textiles. This infusion of nature's beauty adds a touch of elegance and tranquility to our everyday surroundings.
This design movement is more than just an aesthetic choice. It's a celebration of love, nostalgia, and the art of appreciating life's simple pleasures.
Stone Fruit Chic
Soft, sweet, and just a bit tart, peach and apricot are the dominant hues in the home trends color forecasts for 2024.
I'm not sure I'm ready to embrace them all, but its always interesting to see the influence of these trends have on our interiors throughtout the year.