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Interior Trends 2023

Interior Trends 2023 was presented at Domotex by interior expert and designer, Holly Becker.

What has changed since 2020 and what drives these trends?

Humans drive the trends. During covid-19 and even afterwards, many things have changed:

Post-pandemic trends reflecting peoples’ personalities

The pandemic has driven people towards trends, homes are functioning more and people want comfort. Now people better recognise and understand a home that reflects their core personality, with their homes being a catalyst.

Core values of manufacturers

Brands let people know what they stand for and what is behind their brand, such as:

Ask questions about the product

The four key interiors trends for 2023

  1. New Mediterranean:
    •Escape at home, vacation vibes.
    •Sculptural, organic shapes, curvy, fluid, relaxed.
    •Strong focus on architecture and historical references.
    •Modern, minimalist.
    •Global inspired.
    •Rustic, earthy tones, warm.
    •Natural materials, natural fibres and sensory materials.
    Keywords: Escape, sensory, earthy, organic, neutral, sculptural.
New Mediterranean: Rustic, earthy, relaxed, minimalistic.
  1. Future retro pastels:
    •Pastels and a hint of brightness.
    •Waves, motion.
    •Harmonious shapes.
    •Reflective surfaces.
    •Chrome, metal.
    •Graphic – checkerboard, stripes, bold.
    •Playful, creative.
    •Nostalgic, retro, roller skate and arcade trend.
    Pastel colour of the year: Digital lavender.
Future retro pastels: Creative, playful, retro and nostalgic.
  1. Modern craft:
    •Honest, trustworthy.
    •Innovative materials or clever recycling, upcycling.
    •Moody, warm, cosy.
    •Clean lines.
    •Imperfection, natural, raw.
    •Wabi-sabi elements.
    •Handmade meets technology.
    •Traditional craftsmanship.
    •Artisanal, modern craft.
    •Minimalist Japanese design with sleek lines.
    •Earthy materials paired with classical architecture and vintage pieces, sensory design.
    •Part living space, part gallery space (art and sculpture).
    •Make sustainable choices.
    Keywords: Escape, calm, moody, earthy, organic, sculptural, neutral.
Modern craft: Artisanal, earthy, sustainable, innovative.
  1. Loud and proud:
    •Maximalist, bold colour and pattern.
    •Colour clash.
    •Very artistic and creative.
    •Some DIY, handmade, vintage.
    •Fun shapes, quirky and a little rebellious.
    •Humorous, cheeky, clashing.
    •Statement pieces, wallpaper, art.
    •Style mix.
    •Personal, bespoke and unique.
    •Trend shows confidence and statement-making pieces.
    •No-fear décor.
    •Style mix.
Loud and proud: Handmade, vintage, artistic, mix of styles.

Photos courtesy of Holly Becker.

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