What’s the latest trend in interior design in 2021?

Interior design trends that are most predominant have a common theme of peace. The need for calmness and spaciousness has taken over everything through the pandemic. A single change can have an immense impact on the emotions along with the well-being space provides. Getting the right balance is the key to a happy stay-at-home life for everyone. Here are some trends if you are looking to upgrade your environment to the ultimate level of uber comfort and style.

Industrial Interior Design

Industrial interior design is about picking up cues from old factories and industries, the most appropriate style for a loft or high ceiling spaces. The industrial design creates a rustic feeling by using unexpected exposed materials like brick, steel wrought iron fenestrations, cement, etc.

Simple styles with a raw unfinished rough look are the experience this style aims for in the room. The prominent design features include exposed ducts and pipes, wood and metal surface and vintage functional furniture. This style screams confidence and an independent attitude. 

Neutral Pastel colours

Pastels have a quality to lighten up space without being too much or too little. Shades of blue and pale pink create calm during the hot seasons, brightens the room during winters when sunlight is minimal.

There is a heightened demand for bold colours amongst client, a bold colour. For that reason, Neutral hues are the perfect subtle and not so overpowering backdrop for the room. The neutral pastel colour palette with a touch of nature creates a pleasing picture perfect for Instagram.


Minimalism is finding peace and serenity at the bare minimum. Minimal designs are warm and welcoming; they don’t tend to overshadow the occupant’s mind. This design focuses on a blend of white, simplistic style.

The key features of the minimal design include-

  • A white along with a neutral colour palette.
  • Using natural materials like wood, ceramics, natural fabric, etc.
  • A minimum number of well-selected choice of furniture.
  • Textured raw materials and negligible polished surfaces. 
  • Simple shapes like arched doorways, use of circular coffee tables.
  • Fenestration allowing a vast amount of light to make the spaces feel larger and spacious.

Textured walls

Textured walls engage the sense of touch and have a particular light and shadow quality, different from a plain wall. Such design elements are like stepping away from the ordinary towards the extraordinary. They allow an artistic expression and have functionality as they conceal drywall installations.

This style has only recently revived to add a feel of a classic element to modern interiors. Stone, marble, wood, artwork or even just roughly done plaster can decorate the walls.

Hints of Nature

The primary agenda for any space is to provide comfort and ease to its occupants. Bringing nature into the surrounding environment strengthens the connection with nature; provides solace. It is a constant reminder of how the natural environment connects with the occupant. The trend includes literal and figurative relations to nature; it can be a plant, organic materials, or even a mural. Biophilic design is bringing the outdoors inside.  

As everyone moves towards concrete jungles, the craving for nature increases. The pandemic magnified the desire for outdoor spaces. Semi outdoor spaces like gardens, patios or balconies, their extension to the living spaces create a soothing environment.

Metallic magnificence

Nowadays, using copper and brass to add a statement to your design make the design sell like hotcakes. Coppers include an element from industrial style along with adding glamour. The entrances and the living rooms are pumped-up with a bespoke metallic light, metallic furniture edges, a featured wall with sculptured copper, etc.

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The stone used in the flooring or maybe even a dining table made of stone like onyx could include brass inlay. Well-designed lighting on these various metallic elements adds bling to the entire space. Good lighting is the cherry on top for a successful design.

Use of Lightwood 

Lightwood has a soft mood setting for interiors, quite prominent throughout Scandinavian countries. Light wood materials cover the flooring, along with the walls and ceilings.

The material’s colour and aesthetics work best for multipurpose spaces. Maintenance is easy except require a close eye to water spills. If left unattended can lead to for the material to warp.

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