As we enter the new year, the world of interior design gifts us with a whole new set of trends that promise to elevate our living spaces. While some trends can be a little… avant-garde, some new trends are finding innovative ways to harmonize aesthetics with functionality. So, read on for a curated list of design trends of 2024 that you’ll actually want to incorporate into your home.
Monolithic Volumes and Surfaces
Joint-free surfaces and monolithic materials are going to be a hot trend in 2024. The use of large floor tiles makes the flooring look more continuous and seamless. However, this trend extends further than simply floors. Think cladding, worktops, islands or dining tables that . It not only creates a striking and exciting look, but this trend can also make your environment easier to keep clean – which is a win-win.
Stylish Architectural Details
If you’re in a situation where you can make structural changes to your home, you’ll love this trend of adding extra architectural details to your home. The classic arch motif is the perfect way to not only add style and elegance to your home but also create a nook where you can put up shelving or create a space for more storage.
Adding these spaces allows you to create personalized flourishes and bespoke additions, making you the artist of your space. So, if you want to create a space that stands out, consider adding some extra architectural details.
A Suit-Worthy Home Office
One of the most note-worthy and achievable trends of 2024 is an . As remote working becomes a staple in our lives, design trends are ready to reflect this. This trend urges you to create a designated space to work. Whether that is a whole room or a corner of the bedroom, it must simply be a space designated and curated for work.
This space should be customized and personalized to meet your specific needs: you could introduce an adjustable desk that caters to both standing and sitting; tidy up your storage solutions; or – as well as your needs during the working day.
HOT TIP: If you are limited on space utilize strategic placement of furniture, and creative room dividers to contribute to a well-defined and organized home office space.
Soft Organic Design
This year promises to introduce more scalloped edges and gentle curves, meaning everything from furniture to wall hangings will become softer and more rounded. This is sure to create a whimsical and more romantic quality within your space. Sofas, coffee tables and decorative objects will have a more organic feel.
The trend encourages a seamless blend of rational and softer silhouettes within the same space, creating a balanced and inviting ambience. This style works perfectly with soft lighting and cosy colours, creating a sumptuous space for relaxing in.
Another design trend that is set to dominate 2024 is Biophilic spaces. Biophilic generally refers to the principle of bringing elements from the outdoors into the built environment. This trend seeks to reconnect people with nature and their environment. Perhaps in response to global warming, this trend aims to appeal to humans’ innate affinity for nature.
A simple way to introduce this trend into your home is with natural elements such as wood and stone. You could also hit your local garden centre with the mission to . This trend can not only give your home a new lease of life – literally – but it can also improve your life; not only will indoor plants improve your air quality, and reduce stress but they can even improve your mood and cognitive function.
Lastly, 2024 will see us further embrace individuality. Homeowners are encouraged to create spaces that are unique “them”. This could mean mixing furnishings, colours and styles, creating unexpected harmony. This could also mean adding extremely personal touches to your home. If you’ve ever looked at your white walls and thought how you’d love to cover them in a mural, now is your time to shine. Dust off your paintbrushes and embrace personalized eclecticism within your home. The beauty of personalized eclecticism lies in the freedom it offers, fostering homes that tell stories, evoke emotions and, above all, showcase the distinctive essence of those who inhabit them.
So, whether you are drawn to joint-free monolithic surfaces, elegant architectural details or soft living with added green elements, one fact is for certain: 2024 will be the year of departing from uniformity, and allowing your home to let your taste shine!