Livable Luxury
2021 is going to be all about livable luxury, and versatility in design. So many people have had to transition over the past year, that they are rethinking less-used spaces and embracing furniture concepts that play double duty. This year will be all about durable fabrics, comfortable upholstery, and furniture pieces that are versatile and chic.

Pantone 2021 Color of
the Year: Ultimate Gray
and IlluminatingYellow

“The Pantone Colors of the
Year reflect what is taking
place in our global culture,
expressing what people are
looking for that color can
hope to answer. As society
continues to recognize color
as a critical form of
communication, and a way to
symbolize thoughts and ideas,
many designers and brands
are embracing the language of
color to engage and connect.”
— Pantone Color Institute's
Laurie Pressman

Indoor Plants
Indoor trees and plants are going to continue their ascent into home design mainstay. They freshen indoor air, bring the clarity and calm of nature indoors, act like sculpture on a shelf or table top, and caring for them is grounding and life affirming. Developing a collection of interior plants wins on all levels: Aesthetic, functional and mental.

Dark is where it is at!
Using bold color for
accent walls.

Knotted Light Fixtures
Statement light fixture can tie
any space together, and one
trend loved lately is light
fixtures using braided and
knotted textiles. They are
the perfect addition to a
neutral space, because they
offer plenty of natural,
organic texture and visual
interest while staying within a
neutral palette. They offer a
hint of coastal aesthetic
without feeling overly nautical.

Bidets
Believe it or not, bidets will be popular. The toilet paper gate of 2020 scared us all!

Decorative Smart Lighting

As we start the new year, people will look for ways to make their home a comfortable and functional living space. For instance, swapping out regular incandescent bulbs for smart lighting options allow you to set schedules and create an ambience to fit your needs – whether that’s Zoom school, cooking prep for a family gathering, or just relaxing in the living room.


Durable Fabrics
Fabrics that are durable, wear well, and can be washed multiple times (linens and slipcovers, for instance) will be more important as we spend more time at home for work and learning.


16 Interior Decor Trends for 2021

Diamond Patterned Flooring
Think about large-scale diamond patterned
flooring. A favorite (and seemingly most popular version) is when the diamonds are painted onto wood flooring. Although it sounds a little wild, it feels rustic yet refined and is still in the vein of the eclectic English, that exploded this year. Especially diamonds that are blue or white is no shock at all.

                        
  Geometric Shapes
                          One thing is for sure:
                          postmodern and 1980s
                          Memphis-inspired pieces are
                          here to stay! Use hard edge
                          geometry that adds
                          dramatic tension to a
                              space.

                             
Blush
                          Millennials may have named
                          the color, but blush tones
                          are now considered a
                          neutral. Expect to see more
                          of this in 2021 in spaces
                          that used to be reserved
                          for white paint only.


Plaid Fabrics
As people continue to stay at home, plaid and printed fabrics from the last century evoke a sense of comfort and happier times.

Edible Gardens
As people continue spend more time at home, edible plants will continue to grow in popularity in 2021. Having your own freshly grown indoor herbs and vegetable plants is
                           ideal for creating dishes
                           and beverages since
                           you have the necessary
                           ingredients at your
                           fingertips. There are a
                           variety of sizes, perfect for
                           a kitchen or a sunny
                           window.

                               
Multipurpose
                             Spaces

                           We all made our living
                           spaces work for us last
                           year, and many of our
                           rooms served multiple
                           purposes. Workspaces
                           were added to our living
                           rooms, classrooms into
                           our kitchens, and gyms to
                           our bedrooms. This year, people will be finding ways to reimagine their homes and incorporate pieces that help restore balance to our multi-functional spaces.

Earthy Palettes and Textures
There will be lots of earthy palettes and textures in 2021. Think the continuation of plaster and travertines, lots of rattan, camels in lieu of gray, and deep, neutralized hues like olive green and burnt orange.

Old-World Influences

Design should be timeless! So what is 'in' is that old-world aesthetic that never gets old. Darker, moodier rooms, old oil paintings mixed with a modern light fixture to the tune of not being able to place what era the room is from; mix and match eras!.