From kitchen pegboard and high-gloss paint to ugly ceramics and intentionally messy tabletops: Our predictions for the interiors trends that will define 2018.
1. The Kitchen Booth
2. Ceramic Trays
3. Uncommon Midcentury Lighting
4. Ugly Ceramics
5. High-Gloss Ceilings
6. The Messy Table
7. Velvet Cushions
8. Mignonette Green
9. Luxury Board Games
10. Murano Glass
11. Artisan Toothpaste
12. Pegboard in the Kitchen
13. Shoppable Restaurants
14. Wonky Jugs
15. Tuareg Rugs
16. Oil Lamps
17. Shaker Explosion
18. Retro Tile
See last year’s trends in our post Looking Ahead: 17 Design Trends for 2017 and this past fall’s trends in 10 New Design Developments on Our Radar for Fall 2017.
Frequently asked questions
What are the interior design trends for 2018?
There are 18 interior design trends for 2018. These include rich colors, bold prints, maximalism, natural materials, curved furniture, vintage lighting, colored glass, statement ceilings, mixed metals, geometric shapes, sculptural furniture, dark kitchens, floral wallpapers, concrete accents, velvet, brass hardware, black and white decor, and spaces that blur indoor and outdoor living.
What are some of the colors that are trending in 2018?
In 2018, rich, bold colors such as deep blues, emerald greens, and dark reds are trending. Bright, vibrant hues like fuchsia and yellow are also popular.
What is maximalism?
Maximalism is a design style that embraces bold colors, patterns, and textures. It is the opposite of minimalism and encourages the use of multiple decor items and accessories to create a layered and opulent space.
What are natural materials in interior design?
Natural materials such as wood, stone, and organic textiles are used in interior design to create a sense of warmth and texture in a space. These materials are often sustainable and environmentally friendly.
What is statement ceiling?
A statement ceiling is a decorative element that draws attention upwards in a room. It can be achieved through the use of bold colors, patterns, or textures on the ceiling, or by adding decorative lighting or architectural elements such as beams.
What is dark kitchen?
Dark kitchens are a trend in 2018 that feature dark cabinetry, countertops and backsplashes. This creates a dramatic look that is bold and sophisticated.