Interior design trends are mysterious, they come and go, but experts around the world religiously analyze the latest trends to predict the development of new modern ideas following changes in lifestyle and tastes. Contemporary architecture, fashion, entertaining and media industries influence modern interior design and define new trends for 2017. Modern interior colors, solutions inspired by advanced electronics and new technology, a creative reinvention of vintage decor, surprising and Green ideas create a beautiful mix of modern interior design trends for 2017. They are colorful and artistic, innovative and original.
They are a reflection of modern culture which unites past and present while consolidating novel and traditional, unique and familiar, contemporary and vintage. Creating beautiful, functional, and Green living spaces with bright room decor promises ultimate comfort and elegant functionality. Lushome indicates the latest trends which have the power to stay stylish and fresh in 2017.
The world of design trends is fascinating and peculiar but predictable to some degree. Interior design trends come for a few years and give a hint on developing new modern ideas. Then they change mysteriously turning into something new and exciting once again. Interior trends 2017 bring bright, warm colors and nature inspired, harmonious, and pleasant color combinations. They offer attractive and fresh solutions blending Originality and Novelty of contemporary design and advanced technologies with Green ideas and timelessly elegant Vintage decor. Everything, which has historical value, eco-friendly or demonstrates innovative and unique design, is stylish and perfect for modern interior decorating in 2017.
1. Historical and vintage elements
2017 will celebrate the style of all architectural vintage elements, room furniture and decor. The industrial look of exposed brick walls and salvaged wood posts can tell a story defining the modern trends of 2017. Items in vintage and retro styles mixed with contemporary elements such as artworks, home furnishings and materials will help create original and unique modern living spaces.
2. Dark green
Living It Up say dark shades of green will become the new must-have dark interior colour replacing navy and midnight blues. ‘The contrast between a rich, earthy green and wood tans, brass and linen will help capture a warm, Scandi vibe; while green itself used as an accent colour through a feature sofa or cushion will add depth to your room.’
3. Jewel tones
Rose Quartz, a soft and tender light pink color, Blue Serenity, a pale blue hue, warm golden colors, soft coral, peach and yellow color shades are modern color design trends for 2017. They will soon, however be overtaken by jewel tones inspired by metals, space, stars, clouds and the cosmos.
“Metallics, metals, raw-cut quartz, Lucite and opal will add a dash of sparkle and interest,” says the Nathan + Jac team.
4. Technology and innovation
John Lewis’ latest retail report highlights technology will increasingly become embedded into home products, speakers built into upholstery, TVs that make a design statement and bedside tables that charge your phone. Furniture will evolve in such a way as to create design spaces which are more stylish, unique and intimate.
5. Warm natural materials - terracotta
Warm natural materials will come to play instead the popular cool and white ones. Terracotta is one of the hottest trends for 2017. This natural stone from the past is starting to make a huge comeback. But unlike the 80s, terracotta is not to be used as border tiles but rather the natural matte finishes will be used as feature walls in bathrooms or fireplaces adding character and warmth to the interior.
6. Warm natural materials - cork
Since all eyes are turned to sustainability and natural design, cork is making a strong comeback. This 70s favourite is one of the most underrated materials but 2017 will see its return in homeware and accessories. Cork finds multiple of uses, from pairing it with glass to a feature wall material and table top. It not only will add warmth and texture to your space but it is also ideal for absorbing noise in your open plan home. WGSN notes an emerging trend of mixing warm looks of brass and cork with cooler marble and concrete.
Brass will be the new copper and according to John Lewis’ latest report the metallic finishes on light fittings, tech gadgets and home accessories will continue in 2017 but the rose-tinted copper will be replaced by brass.
8. Upholstered bedheads
Stylists say beds will change dramatically in 2017, with upholstered bedheads to replace the timber bed frames. These statement headboards will give your room a wow factor while adding texture, colour and charm.
9. Sustainability and organic design
Sustainability and natural design are the latest trends that could be most popular in 2017. Sustainable design and renewable materials inspire experimenting and developing of original and modern products. The diversity of materials and styles provide limitless opportunities for designers to express their skills, from rustic simple or luxurious, functional or enjoyable, expensive or cheap, spectacular or traditional interior design and decorating in eco style blends organic design, natural materials, and nature-inspired solutions with Green technology.
10. Decoration patterns
Nature inspired motifs, ethnic ornaments and classic decoration patterns will be beautiful design trends in 2017. A soft and warm atmosphere, gentle and romantic blends and comfort in modern homes. Handmade embroidery, felt, knitting and crochet designs will bring tactility to your space.
Homes with nooks and places to rest will become more popular with our increasingly technological lives. There will be a greater desire for spaces where you can spend time devoid of digitalisation. Calm and tranquil rooms and nooks can be created using relaxed furniture and soft materials.
12. Recycling and green ideas
Modern interior design trends for 2017 are about creating fundamentally new things out of old vintage items and turning them into beautiful and eco-friendly home furnishings. Aged or salvaged wood and metal, natural home fabrics, eco-friendly materials and recycled crafts which offer unusual ways to reuse and recycle are modern design trends. Trending are soft colours and detailed patterns.
13. Customization and craftsmanship
Customisation is definitely a hot trend for 2017. New technology and science such as 3D printing enrich interior design trends and take them to a different new level. 3d printing allows creating unique room furniture and decor accessories, lighting fixtures and architectural designs that show a high degree of customization. The printed objects are personally customized products which give a contemporary vibe to interior design and make home decorating feel more intimate, attractive and meaningful. Craftsmanship will replace the DYI trend increasingly gaining popularity.
14. White washed reclaimed wood
A major flooring trend for 2017 is rustic and reclaimed wood according to tile specialists Walls and Floors. It provides a cheaper alternative to natural wood and requires less maintenance. The white washed effect will perfectly transform any surface and add warmth and natural feel to your space.