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5 Must Follow Decor Trends to End 2018 & Start 2019 with Style!

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Each new year brings in an exciting array of interior design trends; Some stay, some die, and just a few become an interior inspiration for designers across the globe.

This article talks about some of the biggest interior design trends of 2018, which are big with the designers, and can be easily incorporated in your home or office décor themes.

1. A Good Case of Warm Color Schemes

As the year is nearing its end, it’s getting colder. This means you’ll spend more time indoors. This also means that you’ll need to have a cozy living area that is warm and inviting. Warm color schemes on walls have been taking the center stage this year.

Shades that have warmer hints can easily be incorporated into existing décor schemes in your homes or offices. From intimate hues of red to neutral homey tones; there are plenty of color choices that will instantly warm up your space.

Warm Colors To Use on Your Walls…

  • Rich Red
  • Soft Blue
  • Tangerine
  • Shades of Gray
  • Moody Green
  • Mustard Yellow
  • Creamy White
Warm color wall for your home
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2. Sofas That Make a Statement

Neutral tone sofas are a thing of the past. Statement sofas are trending this year. However, the challenge here is not letting the sofa overpower the rest of the décor in the room.

So, if you fantasize about a statement sofa, you need to know how to make it work:

How To Make Statement Sofas Work

  • Amplify the color – make the statement sofa pop against the pale surroundings.
  • Repeat the shade – make a bold statement by coordinating the sofa color with the rug or a piece of art on the wall.
  • Go wild with patterns – forget about mixing subtle with bold. Go wild all the way with an unexpected combination of patterns, colors, and artwork.
Red color sofa
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3. Geometric Wallpaper That Wows

Wallpaper design has changed over time. With myriad different textures and patterns, wallpapers are now more of an art. This year, geometric wallpapers have made a mark with bold colors and large shapes. These geometric throws are easy to incorporate in any room to instantly draw attention to any space.

Haara Metsa by Cameron Design House is designed to look like a weeping willow branch. It is beautifully assembled to create a dramatic effect worthy of appreciation.

GEOMETRIC WALLPAPER THAT WOWS

How To Style a Geometric Wallpaper

  • Use complementary colors – if using bold bright wallpaper, choose neutral or monochromatic shades for furniture and décor items.
  • Make the geometric wallpaper the feature piece – use a geometric wallpaper only if you want to make it the feature of the room.
  • Be open-minded and creative – don’t be afraid to try out different combinations of geometric colors.

4. The Vintage Look

With its rustic yet luxurious feel, it’s no wonder that the vintage lighting has been trending this year and will make its way into the new year as well.

The Vintage Lighting Styles That Are Trending

  • Vintage copper pendant
  • Wireframe geometric pendants
  • Vintage chandeliers
  • Vintage glass domes

Style Tips

  • Pick LED vintage style bulbs for brighter white light, which also consumes less electricity.
  • While selecting any hanging light, measure the ceiling height and consider the cord length too.
  • Individual hanging lights can be grouped together in multiples and hanged at varying heights for added drama.
The Vintage Lighting Styles Ideas for your home
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5. Velvet Furniture Is Taking Over

Velvet was always looked upon as something that is old-fashioned. However, interior designers love this multi-dimensional fabric.

Believe it or not, they have turned this old-fashioned fabric into something luxurious and funky. Velvet is and will be one of most sought-after trends in the new year.

Where Best To Use Velvet

  • Sofa – going velvet on a sofa is a big commitment. But you’ll love the look as it’ll jazz up the living area.
  • Headboards – They are getting bigger than before and have started to take over the entire wall. Velvet makes the headboard super soft and provides excellent support while you read or relax. Dining chairs – A versatile fabric that looks good and is stain-resistant

Now that you know which trends are going to end the year with a bang, you can confidently pick them up to style your home or office.

Get in touch with us to know more about the trends and what home décor products can help keep your interior design trendy for years to come.

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<i>About</i> Vivek Agrawal
About Vivek Agrawal

Vivek is a global sourcing expert and has worked with and assisted clients with their sourcing requirements for 1000+ projects in his 15+ years in the industry. With the aim to fulfill the evolving needs and demands of architects, interior designers, project managers, and HNIs, he started Arcedior – the most loved, curated products platform with 60,000+ products from 600+ brands spanning 35+ countries. Being a design enthusiast with an eye for details, he also started a group on LinkedIn called ‘Design Leaders Roundtable – A Collaborative Community for Architects & Interior Designers’ which now has over 4K members. In his free time, he loves to travel with his family.

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