INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS: top 8 surprising trends in 2020 you must see

With the global lockdown keeping people trapped at home, most of us have had more time to think about our interior design than usual. This has given designers the chance to push the envelope, opening the doors to loads of surprising home decor looks. Here we have selected 8 interior design ideas in 2020 that will give you inspiration on how to decorate your rooms.

1. Maximalism Interior Design

You’ve probably already heard of minimalism, and maximalism is essentially the opposite.  Maximalism is one of the biggest interior design trends for 2020. With a more is more approach, an aesthetic excess makes a room look more like a piece of art than a functional space. Do not be scared to play with patterns, colors, textures and materials to create organised chaos.

2. Floral Prints Design

Floral designs have long been popular throughout a huge range of cultures and centuries. Flowers symbolise fertility, growth, and happiness, and this makes them a great design choice when you’re looking for ways to spruce up your home. Today’s floral prints often come in the form of wallpaper, though you may also be able to find options that are easier to apply to your walls.

3. Eco-Friendly Design

Environmental care has become quite fashionable over the last couple of years, with people across the world looking for ways to improve their home without damaging the planet. Recycled and natural materials are perfect for this, while the world continues to move away from plastic. Here is some Eco-Friendly interior design tips - use natural light whenever you can, choose natural textiles and long-lasting furniture of solid wood like walnut, oak, or maple.

4. Bold Ceilings Design

Boring white ceilings are the thing of a past as new Instagram trends with bold-colored, patterned ceilings are becoming wildly popular. This look can be achieved with wallpaper or paint. An easy way to start is try neutral shades or colors on the same gradient.

5. Two-Tone Kitchen Design

Kitchens have often been rather minimal over the last decade or so, with trends pushing people towards a subtle and refined look. While it doesn’t push the boat out too far, two-tone kitchens are a good way to escape this trend without having to drastically redesign your kitchen. It’s common to find cabinets in one colour and the handles and other fittings in another, though you can choose to incorporate your tones however you’d like.

6. Biophilic Design

Likewise, among other popular interior design ideas is biophilic design. This design involves incorporating natural features into your home. Living walls and air purifying plants are an excellent example of this. The benefits are impressive - as they improve your productivity and mental health, for instance issue like sick building syndrome, reduce noise, maintain humidity and temperature and overall make the place looks nicer.

7. Fancy Fittings Design

There has always been loads of choice when it comes to the fittings you choose for your home. In summer 2020, though, the curtain poles, taps, and other fittings you use are going to be changing. Elaborate and intricate designs are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s more common to find mixed metals being used for the fittings around a home. This can be a great way to create a feeling of luxury in your home without having to spend a small fortune in the process.

8. Retro Fusion Design

This trend reflects a combination of 50's , 60's and  70's designs, Art Deco and Mid-Century furniture. Loads of stores have started selling retro goods in recent years, making it possible to get your hands-on new furniture that looks like it could be decades old.


With all of this in mind, you should be feeling ready to take on the challenge of keeping up with the interior design trends 2020. Websites like Instagram and Pinterest can help you get up-to-date looks, giving you the chance to scout out new options and ensure that you have everything you need to create a beautiful home. And do not forget to get home inspirational interior design ideas on our Social Media pages! Subscribe now to be always updated in interior design news!

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