With the new year upon us get ready to get rid of the old and make space for the new. Just like fashion, Interior design trends change every so often therefore it is important to keep an eye out for what you can do to keep your home and office up to date.

This week we share with you what is in and what is definitely out in 2017.

  1. Marble is out!

If you have just installed those marble floors and counter-tops do not fret the marble look is a classic and will always look classy. Despite it being out it this year could be back next year!

  1. Warm materials such as terracotta are in:

Switch out those white/ordinary stones for terracotta! Terracotta can now be used not just for border tiles but also as finishing tiles for that matte look and and also as bathroom wall tiles. This will bring the much needed warmth to your home!

  1. Dark colors are in!

Dark green, dark purple, black and so many dark colors are in. However it is important to mix up those dark colors with some neutral colors to maintain that classy but warm feel to your rooms. It doesn’t have to be just paints you can use these dark colors in furniture as well for example sofas, pillows, lamps and so many more!

  1. Upholstered bedheads are in!

Forget about your boring and ordinary wooden bedheads, splurge on fancy upholstered bedheads to bring that fancy feel to your bedroom. Do not be afraid to be extravagant with the designs as this will bring flavor to your bedroom!

  1. Artwork with quotes is out.

If you have just bought artwork with quotes bring it down and store it away because they are out in 2017. Designers say that they have become cliche and tend to mess up the whole feel of the room.

  1. Open Plan living:

Defined living spaces are making a comeback in 2017. Modern home layouts now have defined living spaces to create privacy. Are you tired of smelling what’s cooking in the kitchen while working in your study this new trend will be the perfect excuse for renovations!


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