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Decorating a home is an intimidating task. For newcomers to interior design stylists, it might be hard to know where to begin. With a little guidance, you may impress yourself with how you can pull off the home of your dreams.
The Elements of Interior Design
Before we dive head-first into the most popular interior design styles of 2022, it’s important to first understand the seven elements of interior design. Understanding these elements will help you build a cohesive, harmonious space.
- Texture is how something feels and is typically used in textiles.
- Space uses the layout of objects and negative space in a room.
- Light filters through drapery and light fixtures to illuminate a room.
- Form is the shape of the room and the objects within it.
- Pattern appears in materials like wallpaper, rugs, and furniture.
- Line adds structure and focal points to your room.
- Color is everywhere — especially statement furniture, art, and paint.
Top 5 Trending Design Styles in 2022
There are so many different interior design styles to choose from that you may feel intimidated to get started. However, there’s nothing to be afraid of. Here’s our guide to the top five interior design trends this year and how to utilize them in your home.
Bohemian style typically utilizes a variety of textures and patterns to create a laid-back, effortless look. Though bold patterns are a statement in boho interior design, it’s often pulled together with neutral elements.
Maximalist home design likes to, well, take things to the max. One of the newest interior design styles, maximalist design is full of statement pieces like throw pillows, appliances, and gallery walls of different colors, patterns, textures, and forms. By choosing a theme to tie everything together, you can create an irresistible space.
The cottage interior design style (sometimes called cottagecore) combines rustic wood textures and light to evoke simplicity. Natural furnishings matched with handmade textiles and vintage furniture can pull the space together to create a cozy traditional room
4. Mid-Century Modern
Mid-Century Modern — not to be confused with contemporary or desert modern — is defined by a mixture of lines, soft forms, and intricate patterns. By mixing streamlined wood features and soft, curved furniture, you can create a look that of retro-futurism. Using smart pops of color via statement furniture or patterned rugs is a surefire way to tie your room together.
Organic interior design is most dependent on the organic form of the room and the furniture within it. Matching wooden tables and chairs that have natural woodgrain and non-conforming edges with an open space, natural light, and neutral color palette can make your space feel natural and inviting.
Now that you have an idea of the five most popular interior design trends in 2022, you can create the space of your dreams. Whether you want to design your dream home or utilize these designs for a second property, the world of interior design is now at your fingertips.
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