What’s your favorite source of interior design inspiration? If you haven’t gotten on board yet, we suggest taking note of the power of Pinterest for new ideas populated with lush, inspiring rooms and furnishings to get your creative juices flowing. To get you started, we’ve highlighted our favorite interior design trends curated by Pinterest users to help you easily transform your home for the now.
According to their latest home report analysis, these are the top interior design trends users have been saving and searching for – and we think they’re on to something…
Dark Blue Color Scheme
Moody and often calming, dark, saturated blues are virtually one interior option most of the interior design world has yet to explore. When contemplating a similarly dark tone, we suggest lighter hued flooring options to keep your space looking bright and airy.
Image via Idolza
Hunter Green Color Scheme
Going green hasn’t looked this appealing since the last time it was a hue of choice for interior decorators around the globe in the early to mid-90’s. Less naive than retro inspired avocado and lime green, hunter green brings with it an air of authority, strength, and good luck.
Image via Brooklyn Berry
Black Kitchen Sinks
Who knows why it took so long for black sinks to gain traction? For starters, they’re easier to keep clean, won’t overextend your budget, pair well with stainless steel, and look unexpected and completely modern.
Image via Robin Suites
The key to going for gold is and will always be a light hand. Certain to add sophistication, metallic gold accessories and furniture reflect light night & day, are classics that will never go out of style, and can be sourced just about anywhere, for every budget.
Image via Southern Living
Though honestly not the most comfortable option, there’s something to be said about the quiet beauty of concrete flooring in minimal minded rooms as it lends clean design an almost raw, natural feel.
Image via Meg Turner
Botanical Prints & Tropical Wallpaper
No, we aren’t contemplating a throwback to The Golden Girl’s home. More so the retro-camp cool of the infamous Beverly Hill’s Hotel and New York City’s legendary Indochine restaurant with both iconic addresses featuring oversized, lush botanical wallpaper.
To update the look, we suggest incorporating small hints of botanical prints and fabrications such as an accent wall here, a series of framed prints there.
Image via DigsDigs
With the fashion world still abuzz over the decorative plays cleverly incorporated fringe trim can add to just about anything, it’s no wonder the interior design world has taken notice. One look through designer Lorenza Bozzoli’s portfolio of Italian furniture and extra’s had us smitten.
Seriously, how cool are the stools featured above considering their scale and the fact that they are, just simple everyday stools?
Lorenza Bozzoli Image via Casa Facile
Awe-inspiring and forward thinking, a gorgeously rendered starburst pendant or celestial chandelier will add a touch of whimsy and cool allure to even the most traditional of homes and are guaranteed to become instant conversation starters.
Image from a family home redesign by Décor Aid
Handsome yet thoroughly gender neutral, geometric block prints are certain to add a sense of polished elegance to any space thanks to their clean lines, symmetry, and repetitive patterns.
One of the least timely interior design trends of late, this is one movement you can easily master with throws and pillows to full-on wall-coverings and accessories.
Image via Anna Siqueira
Geometric Accent Tables
Who doesn’t love nesting tables? Easy to move, usually much less expensive than larger furnishings and chalk full of visual interest, small geometric tables add a sense of the abstract and come in a variety of finishings in every color imaginable.
Image via WSJ
Often associated with dark, brooding men’s club decor and Victoriana, velvet upholstery hasn’t been popular since the early 60’s for many a good reason. What makes it seem so viable today is a combination of modern silhouettes and hues like the much-talked-about millennial pink and hunter green – not to mention the fabrications durable qualities.
Image via Lulu + Georgia
Though the room illustrated above boasts an enviable accumulation of statement-making furnishings, notice how Paul Smith’s flooring for The Rug Company works to not only tie everything together but also enhances the room with a riotous swirl of color.
If you’re as tired of seeing rooms with a now generic white and black geometric rug as we are, consider looking for rugs that are unexpected in tones and shapes.
Image via Pinterest
Following the popularity of Swedish design style Hygge, Lagom is one of 2018’s most prolific interior design trends. A subtle decorating technique, Logom is about mastering the perfect balance of old and new, spareness and layers. Think simple yet beautiful, lived in and well-curated spaces according to your own tastes and home’s personality.
This Scandinavian style strikes the perfect balance between minimalism and maximalism, resulting in a sparse, calming space that remains warm and comfortable. Simple steps to bring the movement into your home include bringing outdoor elements indoors, utilizing soothing hues, taking advantage of small nooks with decorative details, and removing one item from each room to create just the right balance.
Image via My Domaine
Lead image via Casa Facile