Here's a look at the 10 most popular home design trends for 2017.
Thanks in part to the highly addicting HGTV show Fixer Upper, shiplap, farmhouse sinks, and antique-looking furniture is in style. All things galvanized, rustic, and county chic will help you achieve this popular look.
Each year, color technology giant Pantone chooses a color of the year. The color of the year for 2017 is Greenery, which the company claims is symbolic of new beginnings. You can expect to see the cheery shade of yellow-green on walls, furniture, and home accents.
With technology advancing more each day, home automation--also known as smart home--has been on the rise and is expected to continue to grow in 2017. According to Reuters, the home automation market was worth $5.77 billion in 2015, and is predicted to have a market value over $10 billion by 2020. Some smart home features you can expect to see more of in 2017 are the control of lighting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, security, and home appliances via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Designers and homeowners are expected to use more budget-friendly materials in 2017, according to Elle Decor. Not only are the budget-friendly options cheaper, they are often more reliable than their authentic counterparts. Faux wood ceiling beams won't rot, engineered quartz stands up to heat much better than marble, and faux foliage is a lot easier to care for.
Known as a classic accent for upholstered furniture, nailheads are expected to go beyond the usual upholstered pieces and onto baseplates of light fixtures, chests, credenzas, and more.
For years, mixing patterns was thought to make a room seem too busy. Now, this trend is coming into style after first being spotted at New York Fashion Week in fall 2016. Because fashion is commonly the first industry to try new trends, it impacts the home space as well.
In an increasingly digital world, texture can be quite enticing. Designers are now using texture to draw customers into showrooms to really engage and connect with the pieces they're looking to sell. You can expect to see large stitches, pleats and folds, and faux fur in 2017.
According to Costal Living, navy blue is expected to be the new black in 2017. It's seen as a way to add drama to a room without as much darkness as black adds and can even add a beachy vibe when paired with yellow, red, or white.
Pronounced hue-gah, hygge is a Danish word that roughly translates to coziness. The trend of hygge includes ample texture, cozy blankets and bedrooms, and calm colors. It began taking Pinterest by storm in 2016 and shows no sign of slowing down for 2017.
Designers are falling head over heels for the earthy look of ceramics. Handcrafted goods, especially in the "raw white" colors of bone white and chalky white are expected to be especially popular this year, according to Elle Decor.
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