Exteriors and interiors are increasingly becoming less about what’s trendy and more about personal expression. The lines between minimalism and maximalism are blurring, as they are in many industries at the moment. However, spring is opening up the time for soft curves in architecture, nature inspired design, and landscape palettes.
Here are some architecture and design trends to look out for:
Consumers’ love for soothing greens and blues and earthy tones continues, but it’s not necessarily simply a case of aesthetic preferences. Research has shown these natural schemes found in nature lower stress and increase productivity in both home and corporate design. After the pandemic it is understandable as to why consumers are drifting to these shades.
One thing’s clear about the future of interiors: They need to feel as good as they look. All of our experts agree that consumers are paying much more attention to the sensory experiences of their homes. Whether that is smell, touch, or hearing, this typically impacts design choices in the areas of tech or furniture choices. There is a focus on what is natural and sustainable as well as high-tech like voice-activated appliances.
Comfort & Curves
Sharp edges and harsh lines are seeing less of a focus in 2022, especially in the coming warm months where there is a desire by consumers for inviting design that includes radiuses and waterfall corners, and simple, soft to the eye design and architecture in the home and commercially.