Thanks to the lessons learned while staying home in 2020, interior design in the year ahead promises to put more meaning behind some of the most popular home design clichés.
What once were wish list items to create warm, inviting, functional or multipurpose spaces are now a real need, as homeowners strive to utilize every square foot of surface and sofa far more frequently as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
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DESIGNERS LIKE Lance Thomas see the serendipitous upside of 2020’s quarantine. “It has forced homeowners to evaluate how they live in their homes, how it makes them feel,” said the principal and co-owner of Thomas Guy Interiors in Lake Charles, La. And judging from some of the incoming trends our panel of design pros identified, the feeling most people seek is cushy, coddling comfort. Rich, deep colors replace the chilly white of Modern Farmhouse décor. Earthy, touchable materials push aside the glitz of lacquered finishes and shiny fabrics. When Andrew Kline, design director at New York’s Workshop/APD, called out nubby … Read more