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Eye-catching Home Décor Trends for 2020

A new year brings opportunity for a fresh start and contemporary ideas, so why not apply this to your home? Start 2020 right by sprucing up your home décor and ensure it’s looking its best for whatever occasions the year ahead may bring.

It can be difficult to determine how you should present your home from January onwards as it is an awkward time between seasons. Winter is still in full-swing but the Christmas decorations should have been taken down, which can leave everything looking a little bare. We suggest keeping wintery tones and textures but adding a new freshness via the use of various accessories and additional touches.

Check out these eye-catching home décor trends for the year of 2020…

Go abstract

Be more playful this year and step out of your interior comfort zone – this trend will be sure to brighten those January blues! Geometric patterns, bold colours and quirky artwork can completely transform a space from sophisticated and sensible to fun and unique.

Soft furnishings (cushions, throws and rugs etc.) or framed pieces for feature walls work fantastically! This would work particularly well in your living room if you are feeling brave, or in your spare bedroom as an initial experiment.

STYLE TIP: Muted bolds such as rust, mustard or forest green are a great option if you don’t fancy going all in with the lairy brights.

Subtle sophistication

Think cosy ski lodge in the middle of the French alps…

Neutral colours, soft textures and warm lighting are all you need to create optimum comfort and a calm mood all round. A great option if you are looking for a fresh start, this stripped back style allows openness for new beginnings whilst being inviting and accommodating for you and any potential guests throughout the year.

This look is extremely versatile and works in most rooms, so is ideal if you are looking for a running theme to apply throughout your whole house, from bedroom to kitchen to living area.

STYLE TIP: Add a bold accent colour such as black or dark brown to create a contrast and balance the colour palette.

Ooze glamour

As we all know, the 1920’s was a glamourous decade filled with tassels, feathers and sparkle. Why not bring it back as we enter a new 20’s era and reflect glitz and glamour in your home – an opulent elegance displaying a new bold, sassy energy that we should all take on in the new decade?

This style may not be achievable overnight as glamour can often come with an additional price tag. However, affordable dupes can often be found in more budget home stores.

To follow this trend:

  • Inject rich colour such as royal blues and ruby reds, contrasting with metallic golds and coppers.
  • Choose shaped and curved furniture and place alongside sharper, rectangular items.
  • Materials such as velvet work great on a sofa, plush stool or throw cushions.

Oriental fusion

Japanese design has been present within home décor for the last few seasons and it’s still flourishing. Towards the latter part of the year, rich silk materials, structured furniture pieces, muted colour palettes and inspired art pieces will guarantee ‘zen’ in your home.

Ideal for the more minimalist, clutter free character type, this simplistic style works in any room if applied correctly. Soft, ambient lighting and quality, statement pieces will be sure to create a calm, sophisticated living environment this year.

To summarise

Obviously these trends are all quite different, so unless you want to create a unique walk-through experience throughout your home with a new trend showcased in each room, it is best to pick one or two of these and run with them. Whether you are feeling bold or wanting to keep it subtle, great style is guaranteed.

If you don’t feel like updating any of your current living spaces, have you considered a loft conversion? This new space will be beneficial for you and your family, as well as giving you a clean palette to put your creative mind to – allowing you to design a sophisticated sanctuary based on the 2020 trends we’ve discussed. Get in touch to discuss your options.