Top Home Décor Trends for 2016
Amidst all the frenzy of a busy life, your home is your sanctuary. It’s truly said – Home is where the heart is. Here are the top home décor trends to make your sanctuary more beautiful.
- Indoor plants
With houses becoming smaller, there is lesser space for a backyard or a garden. However, using plants to decorate the house is a trend that is becoming quite popular. This new trend will not only make your homes beautiful, but also eco-friendly. For example, replace your bedside lamp with the palm family of plants. They are known to be natural air purifiers as they remove formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide. You can also go for miniature bonsai plants. They are extremely cute and come in different shapes and colors, adding an earthy feel to the house.
- Geometric tiles
Thanks to the new trend of neutral and pastel colors being used for walls, we are always looking for ways to make our living spaces more vibrant. If you are looking for a cool new way to make your house brighter, then geometric tiles are the answer. While geometric tiles were a popular choice only for bathrooms earlier, it is now making an entry into living rooms and kitchen as well. The bold colors and graphic pattern of these tiles will add a playful vibe to your living spaces.
- Black and white kitchen
Every season, a new color is in vogue and this year it is black and white. Black and white kitchen is a classic and will never go out of style. The walls can remain white, while the cupboards and fittings can be done in black. Replace your silver appliances with black stainless steel ones to give your kitchen a sophisticated touch. Most appliance companies are also now bringing out appliance in black to match this trend.
- Space saving furniture
New age interior designers are suggesting smaller space saving furniture instead of large bulky ones. For example, a space saving dining table is making an entry. After a hearty meal, you can slide the stools under the table to save valuable floor space. This not only saves space, but also looks fashionable. Moreover, modular sofas that can be rearranged according to your need are also becoming a new fad!
- Tech Free Living room
The living room or hall as it is popularly called in India is a space to have conversations and catching up with family and friends. So it is a good idea to keep your TV and other gadgets like DVD player and video games away from the living room. If you have space, you can convert one of the rooms in the house to a tech-friendly room. You can make it a home theater room and sit back and enjoy a movie at leisure. If you have a view like the apartments at Casa Grande Marina Bay, then all you need to do is enjoy the sunset while sipping your hot coffee!
- Artisan Goods
India is full of artisans bringing out unique and contemporary art pieces every season. From wooden chairs with intricate artwork to hand printed vases and pots, this trend is getting popular thanks to buyers being consciously driven towards purchases that support small businesses. So if you are looking to buy art material to decorate your home, stick to artisan goods.