The year 2021 was all about finding a balance between style and practicality as we all continued to spend more time in our homes. High-tech showers made us feel more refreshed after a long day at work, while mood-driven rooms with geometric accents gave us something to look forward to each day in our home.
But what about 2022? Based on the insights of designers and an analysis of the latest trends, we’ve uncovered the top 10 trends in interior design for 2022.
Just take a look at these cool pictures and decide which one you think will be most popular among your friends.
Shades of Brown
Experts agree that colours based on the great outdoors—from lush greens to desert-inspired tans—will become increasingly popular this year. Thanks to a growing desire to connect with the Earth, homeowners will go for “softer, more natural colours” and “opt for varying shades of brown.
Curved Furniture Silhouettes
Curved furniture silhouettes are a growing trend in interior design. Curves exude comfortability and provide a space with a feeling of being fun, cool and/or simply striking. According to the LA Times, “It's more about what the furniture does for you rather than what it is.”
You're a fan of maximalism? Your moment has arrived: The style is having a major moment as of late. For centuries, maximalism has influenced home decor. Today, it's evolving again with an emphasis on recycling luxury goods like glass bottles and ceramic pottery into wall art.
Statement ceilings have made an entrance into the world of interior design. Bold colours and patterns, artificial vertical garden panels, mirror fixtures and painted art on ceilings can change the feel of both residential and commercial spaces. If a room is decorated too seriously or feels too boring, statement ceilings can add a fun and quirky angle to it.
Long-lasting, durable, and easy to clean: that's what you want for your kitchen cabinetry. With the trends of 2022, who knows what materials or finishes we'll be using in our kitchens. Avoid the hassle of constant re-painting and maintenance by having your cabinets with a beautiful clean finish. Let other elements of your kitchen speak for themselves.
Nature Comes Indoors
In 2022, renovators will be embracing the best indoor and outdoor design. But the most striking transformations will occur in the home’s transition from indoor to outdoor spaces.
At the end of the day, we love nothing more than coming home to our own space. But don’t misunderstand that statement—we’re not talking about a couch and a potato chip bag. We’re talking a chic space where you can kick back and relax, alongside your friends and family, with food and drink on hand to refuel during the easiest part of the day—the evening. Home bars will be the hot spot in 2022.
As we focus more on getting things in order, design trends for 2022 are becoming increasingly geometric. Slender lines are everywhere, and new geometrical tiles are beginning to appear—even in unexpected places!
Sheer Floor to Ceiling Curtains
Sheer drapes will be integral to achieving lofty ceilings and walls of glass in modern homes - but some will also be specifically designed to insulate against heat, cold and prying eyes.
The aesthetics of tableware, such as dinner plates, have gone through the ups and downs of trends over the years. These days, a lot of people think that it matters to their dining experience if they choose plain white plates, or if they choose patterned plates. Choose patterned plates for a more energetic theme if you are hosting a party. Don't forget to match the theme to your food presentation by choosing the right colours for each dish.
If you think you've seen the last of pastel hues adorning your interiors, think again. According to Pantone, you can expect to see this trend dominating in 2022, making its mark with kitchen appliances, furnishings and more. This year's forecast is a sign of things to come.
Tapered lines, soft textures and simple white walls are reminiscent of mid-century modern design. If you prefer strong furniture and finishings, create a simple backdrop for them by going with all-white décor. Alternatively, highlight raw materials such as stone or steel by combining them with simple white walls for a look that is reminiscent of midcentury modern design.
Feeling inspired to create the home of your dreams this 2022 with artificial greenery, but not sure how to pull off the looks on your own?
We can help you turn your space into the lush, low maintenance paradise of your dreams, so don’t wait – send us some photos and measurements now!