Wednesday, December 18, 2019 / by Amy McLeod
Interior design of the past decade has been shaped by a number of unmistakable trends. Remember Scandinavian minimalism and the all-white kitchen? How about Moroccan-inspired area rugs, Millennial Pink, and the seemingly immortal modern farmhouse aesthetic? Is that fiddleleaf fig plant still thriving? (No judgment if it's seen better days.) Is that "Live, Laugh, Love" word art sign still hanging in your entryway?
There's something all of these disparate decor trends have in common: At one point, all felt like the very height of fashion; but now they might seem a bit stale.
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Stepping into a new year—and a new decade—gives us the opportunity to look ahead and plan for what's next for 2020. And when it comes to home design, that means sussing out the decor, colors, and finishes that will be in high demand. Some of the trends from the 2010s will carry over i ...
Monday, April 1, 2019 / by Amy McLeod
If you're a homeowner who takes pride in staying on top of interior design trends, you've no doubt been busy lately. High-end kitchen island? Check. Living wall in the living room? Sure thing! And you've most certainly got a Chip and Joanna Gaines-inspired farmhouse sink or shiplap lurking somewhere, too.
Sorry to break it to you ... but those trends are très passé. The rest of the world has moved on, and they're decking out their homes with way hipper stuff than that.
Relax, your friends at realtor.com are here to help! Just feast your eyes on four of the hottest, hippest home trends we've seen lately.
Kitchen islands with beds
Kitchen island with bed
Kitchen islands have been getting bigger and more souped up than ever. This so-called "hub of the home" can now incorporate sinks, ovens, breakfast bars, charging stations, and far more. But let's be honest here: Al ...
Monday, January 21, 2019 / by Amy McLeod
What is boho home decor? If you're partial to mixing prints and colors in new, exciting ways, it's a trend you might want to take for a spin. Boho decor, which draws its name from bohemianism, is an open-minded approach to interior design. It's all about embracing an eclectic and informal mishmash of patterns and textures.
Below, our design experts share the quintessential elements of boho home decor and how simple it is to master this popular look in your home.
What is boho home decor?
Photo by Aundra Skinner Interiors
Boho decor is bold, free-spirited, and adventurous, says Lotta Lundaas of Norse Interiors. Think design that is inspired by decor you could have seen in a home during the hippie movement of the 1960s and '70s.
"I also associate boho design with colorful bazaars and marketplaces in Africa and the Middle East," Lundaas says. "Various textures, colors created from exotic spices, and handpainted patterns all come together and create a warm an ...