5 TRENDS HOME DECOR 2022
Updated: Jun 17, 2022
Many of our homes have received more love, care, attention, and contemplation in the last several months than in the previous five years combined. Who could blame us, after all? As we spent more time indoors, we naturally turned our focus to our interior surroundings, determining what works best for our lifestyles and what best reflects our personalities in our homes. We've seen a slew of home décor and design fads come and go over the last year or so, with some gaining traction and becoming full-fledged phenomena, while others are just on the verge of catching on with homeowners.
At the end of the day, trends are more than simply the latest color or pattern. They're a fantastic representation of where we are as a culture, what we value, and how we're influenced. Consider this permission to lean into these expert-approved ideas as much or as a little as you like as we look forward to 2022, and the entertaining trends we've rounded up below. If the previous year has taught us anything, it's that a house should represent the people who live there, a place where you can construct your own brand of happiness. Here's what you may expect to see in 2022 and beyond.
Photo: C+TC Design Studio: Daylight, plenty of wood, and a vertical garden make this Westin Buffalo lounge a biophilic haven
After more than a year of being cooped up indoors, there has been and will continue to be a focus on regaining our connection with nature through the use of biophilic design principles, which means a focus on creating calming environments with natural lighting and well-ventilated area, incorporating plants, and creating a visual relationship with nature.
Photo: Charlie Juliet Photography, Lauren Behfarin Design
In 2022, there will be a spotlight on 3D art. As we spend more time at home, people are looking for ways to bring creativity, interest, and life to the flat walls. This year, anything that jumps off the wall and can be arranged in a variety of ways will be in high demand.
Photo: Nicole Franzen
This year, it appears that we'll be seeking "greener" materials as well. According to the Interior Designer Trends Survey conducted by online marketplace 1stDibs, which polled 750 interior designers from its trade program about their preferences for this year, sustainable materials will reign supreme in 2022.
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People are beginning to realize that they can live with less, especially after the tragedy of the previous year. People will initiate to downsize or stay in their current residences, and they became more inventive in how they may make their places versatile. Having your kitchen double as a dining room for example is smart thinking of maximizing the use of the space.
Photo: Lisa Cohen
Aside from sofas with rounded edges and arched windows or doorways, we can anticipate more curvilinear components in the home. On consoles, countertops, desks, and headboards incorporate circular structural features such as waterfall corners to join the trend. Alternatively, go for less permanent designs such as drum tables and rounded area rugs.
Which of these trends will you adopt this year in your home? Do you have any that you don't mind sharing? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!