Ten Trends in Interior Design for 2024

Rob Natale, the chief of design at Brooklyn, New York's Sixpenny, says to expect to see more all-natural and recycled materials and less synthetics.

1. Synthetics Give Way to Natural Materials

All-white kitchens, say goodbye. Hi, cozy natural components. Light oak cabinets, antique bronze hardware, and exposed beams are popular elements for the heart of the house, according to Jennifer Verruto, creator and CEO of Blythe Interiors in San Diego.

2. The Kitchen Gets a Warm Makeover

While newly purchased furniture and décor are great, antique pieces also have value, according to Julia Miller of Minneapolis's Yond Interiors. Another trend is carefully selected items all over the house that remind the occupants of special times in their lives.

3. Spaces Tell Their Own Stories

Increase your color-related confidence in 2024. Although neutrals have come a long way, Vy Truong, co-founder and principle designer of Very Handsome Studio in Houston, 

4. Add Color Everywhere

Stain-grade trim is becoming more popular than painted trim. According to Heather Peterson of Heather Peterson Design in Minneapolis, "more and more homeowners are embracing the original stain in their homes after years of painting all manner of millwork." 

5. Skip the Paint and Stain Trim Instead

When done correctly with paint, accessories, and window treatments, dark and melancholy doesn't have to be depressing, according to Kelly Simpson, senior director of design and innovation at Budget Blinds, an Irvine, California-based business with 900 franchises across the country. 

6. Dark and Moody Sets the Tone

A room's mood can also be created with the correct lighting, particularly if a fixture has an antique feel to it. According to Heather Peterson of Heather Peterson Design in Minneapolis,

7. Period Lighting Shines Throughout the Home

Do you like working from home, but you miss the opulent gym facilities? The trend of incorporating upscale wellness elements into homes is becoming more and more popular. 

8. High-End Wellness Elements Level Up an At-Home Workout

Amy Switzer, owner of Amy Switzer Design LLC in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, likes the growing trend of supporting local artisans and their “bespoke, handcrafted pieces with a focus on quality, longevity and unique design.” she says.

9. Locally Handcrafted Pieces Connect to Community

It used to be that if you had kids, pets or a combination of the two, you were limited in your furniture fabric choices if that chair or sofa had any hope of lasting.

10. Performance Fabrics and Durable Decor Hold Up in High-Traffic Households

10. Performance Fabrics and Durable Decor Hold Up in High-Traffic Households

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