Best and Worst Interior Design Trends

If you are trying to get some inspiration for your interior design project or want to see the next trends, here are the best and worst interior designs you can try (or not try), at home.


Best Interior Trends


Upcycling and Reclaimed

With the effects on the environment and global warming, we need to reduce the throwaway culture and continue with the trends of upcycling and personalisation. With an influx of creativity, you can use older materials to create decorations and other creative materials.

Upcycling Materials

As well as upcycled furniture, you can also buy furniture and other items which are made out of reclaimed materials. From photo frames to adjustable stools, using reclaimed materials will help with reusing materials as well as introducing new styles into your home!



Dark Kitchens

One of the strongest style trends that have come through in modern kitchen design is the darker blue colour, which will also work on minimal modern spaces. Whether it’s on walls, floors, cabinetry or splashbacks, blue as well as darker grey with the darker colours becomes the new trend in the kitchen.

Darker Kitchen

As well, darker kitchen with different sections such as cabinets can work in and/or enhance a kitchen space with its dramatic and luxurious feel to be able to give you your own unique style and feel. Dark kitchens portray full-on elegance and a deep rich luxurious atmosphere that the other options just don’t have the ability to portray without mixing and matching multiple colours to make those extra colours pop and stand out.



As searches for velvet as increased over the last 8 months, the demand and trend towards velvet furniture, beds and sofas have increased and become more popular. From curtains and carpets; the trend is continuing to populate into homes.

From hotels and bars to living rooms and bedrooms, velvet has moved its way onto our social feeds and into our homes. 

Velvet Furniture


Worst Interior Trends


Mason Jars

Even though they can serve as creative accessories, they’re probably one of our most despised bad interior design trends as they are too country living and suited for the younger people, especially if used in really basic ways.

With the explosion of mason jars being used in suburban homes decor as it reached a peak in the mid-2010s.

Mason Jars


Round Beds

As they first made their appearance in the 1960s, they have become a gimmicky piece of furniture. As well as the gimmick, there are surveys which have shown that the round beds have decreased in popularity.

As a concept which becomes confusing, the popular trend is now unpopular as the beds are more suitable for round rooms as well as people coming more popular with vertical beds.


Inspirational Signs

As quotes and singular words were expressed by some, People had no time for word art and inspirational quotes, regardless of the size on the walls of your home.

Inspirational Sign

There were the usual suspects, with words such as ‘eat’, ‘sleep’ and ‘relax’  as well as others all plastered around a house, especially if there are neon signs within your home.

Neon Sign