The folks at the Pantone Color Institute have weighed in on a few design trends they expect to see dominate the market in the upcoming year. After conducting a bit of our own research, we have to agree with them! (They are the color and trend experts, after all.) Read on to discover 5 styles predicted to prevail in 2018!
Triangles, hexagons, diamonds... geometric shapes of all kinds are popping up in the gift, home decor and fashion industries! Think modern, clean lines imbued with cultural influences.
1. Wall vases from Macy's. 2. Coffee mug from Dot & Bo. 3. Wooden storage boxes from Happy Little Folks Shop 4. Christmas ornaments from Authentic Nordic. 5. Honeycomb shelves from Haase Handcraft 6. Media consoles and mirrors from Anthropologie 7. Shower curtain from Ambesonne 8. Pillow from Target 9. Engraved wood placemat from Nordstrom
The beauty and versatility of natural wood adds warmth and aesthetic interest to products of all kinds. Incorporated with bold colors and geometric shapes, this trendy design style is a unique mix of contemporary and rustic.
1. Kitchen set from Rove Concepts Ltd. 2. Woodgrain notepad from Zest it Up 3. Tervis woodgrain owl tumblers from Bed, Bath & Beyond 4. Wall clock from Shannybeeboo 5. Pillowfort reversible woodgrain canvas bin from Target 6. Hartwood bowl from Anthropologie 7. Kitchen tools from Kate Spade 8. Hedgehog marble and wood serving board from Pier 1 9. Etched wood canape plate set from Anthropologie 10. Reclaimed wood wall art from Holly Bee and Company
From bathrooms to backyards, Unicorn-inspired iridescent designs are popping up everywhere. Luminescent and ethereal, these rainbow-tinged pieces bring a bit of fun, futuristic style into an otherwise stale space.
1. Pillow from Ankit 2. Betsey Johnson watch from Macy's 3. Paper party plates from Target 4. Glass tiles from Mosaic Tile Supplies 5. Metal cup from Urban Outfitters 6. Kate Spade mini notebook from Nordstrom 7. Happy Birthday letter bunting from Parties R Us 8. Shower curtain from Urban Outfitters 9. Cutlery set from Hampton Forge 10. Laguna glass tiles from Tile Bar
While metallic finishes have had a stronghold in the design industry for decades, gone are the cool-tone metals of the early digital era. Chrome, Pewter and Stainless Steel have been ousted by Rose Gold, Copper and Champagne, lending luxurious warmth to architecture, home decor, tableware and more.
1. Area rug from Well Woven 2. Flatware from Anthropologie 3. Pineapple candle from Urban Outfitters 4. Glass tiles from Hominter 5. Throw pillows from Zinc Door 6. Metal stool from Deco 79 7. Traveler's notebook from Webster's Pages 8. Wrapping paper from Marks & Spencer 9. Paper plates from Oh Happy Day 10. Christmas ornaments from Clever Creations 11. Chairs from Adeco
The importance of color is evident in the emotions it evokes, and the brighter the hue the more intense the feeling. From passionate red and luxurious amethyst to happy yellow and serene cerulean, intense colors are being used by designers to breathe life and vigor into inanimate objects.
1. Printed safari chairs from Anthropologie 2. Shower curtain from LanMeng 3. Outdoor patio rug from Target 4. Cushions from Urban Outfitters 5. Throw pillows from Habitation Boheme 6. Dish towels from Anthropologie 7. Duvet cover and pillow case from Ikea 8. Melamine dinnerware from Pottery Barn 9. Prep bowls from Zak Designs