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The end of summer has officially arrived so it’s only right that we take a look at our predictions on what this year’s fall & winter interior design trends have in store for us. Some trends have continued going strong, while others will now particularly blossom in the “Organic Glamour” movement (which is currently dominating this season and the next). We’re here to take a closer look at them.
1). Ethnic Prints
African inspired accessories and textiles are emerging in bedrooms and living rooms alike. Think of historical tribal prints and leopard patterns that incorporate bold colors such as vibrant oranges, inky blues, earthy plums, and a gorgeous deep burgundy. You’ll see these prints utilized in throw blankets, pillows, rugs, curtains, and even in pieces of furniture (if you’re daring).
2). Artisan Crafts and Collectibles
Showcasing the uniqueness that you can only find in a product that was custom-made and handcrafted will give you the upper hand in owning something that’s rare/one of a kind. Mix this concept in with the ongoing trend of natural materials such as brass and gold and you’re right on board with the “Organic Glamour” train. Lately, consumers have been flocking towards the idea of showing support for independent crafters or small businesses all while displaying the authenticity in their creations. As you can imagine, these are purchases being made in good consciousness therefore buyers are overall more satisfied with the production of their exclusive items. What’s better than investing in something that looks fantastic in your home for a good cause?
Were plants ever really not a trend? I guess the question we should be asking is, “How are we revamping the usage of plants for décor this time?” Incorporating botanical themes into your household may very well be one of the stronger trends that have emerged in 2016. You can mix greens/flowers of any shape, size, color, or quantity with a collection of artisan goods and natural materials to kick the “Organic Glamour” trend into full gear. Using any expression of greenery such as shrubs, flowers, bonsai trees, and even winding vines throughout your household is no longer just an element of décor you would encounter outdoors. Now the feeling of being “one with nature” can be experienced inside the comfort of your own home.
4). Warm Metals & An All-White Color Palette
Brass, copper, and rose gold are natural materials that are truly receiving a lot of love in partnership with the color white. You’ll typically see an all-white canvas in the form of a living room, kitchen, or bedroom with pops of warm metals. These “pops” can be found in accent pieces such as door handles, coffee tables, nightstands, shelving units, and more.
5). Walls That Bring Rooms to Life
Not literally per say, but DIY painted walls or audacious wallpapers that make the room appear more vibrant and “alive” are an added bonus to any environment. Horticulture-themed walls are a majestic way to pull the inspiration of beauty and realness of the outdoors into your home, which especially takes the “Organic Glamour” trend to a whole other level. If you don’t want to take that dive and commit to such bold statements in fear of its longevity then you can always go down the route of porcelain tiles that exude the same amount of personality and character (but with more subtlety).
Current Trending Color Palettes –
These are some of the main colors being sought after this year and with the upcoming seasons ahead we should be prepared to see the usage of each one skyrocket. A combination of these colors to create an entire color palette for all areas of the household has been more than welcomed for some homeowners, whereas others will work with an individual color from the palette and pair it with darker/lighter saturation of its same color to achieve gender neutrality.
The longing for the outdoors in the contentment of our homes allows us to bask in both worlds. Although we can’t pull everything from the outside in, we have surely taken strides into recreating the beauty we admire in nature and finding practical and sensible ways to implement them into our very own households.