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Top 10 Home Design Trends of the Year

Top 10 Home Design Trends of the Year

December 28, 2017

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Like every year, 2017 also saw many new trends and must-have items that we couldn’t wait to get our hands on. From metallic colours to shades of pink and lilac, monochrome was seen as the strongest look throughout the year. This year was all about experimentation and bold schemes. The use of versatile pieces like engraved cutting boards as wall art was seen as a creative way to spice up the typical home décor. This trend is expected to continue and be used more commonly in the coming year.

The home décor highlights of 2017 were mixed patterns, radiant colours and artisanal ornaments. We have compiled a list of the 10 best 2017 home décor trends perfect for anyone’s home!

1. Engraved Cutting Boards

Cutting boards are no longer just a kitchen gadget used by chefs. That’s right! 2017 saw an inclination towards using personalized cutting boards as a way of home adornment. Often chosen as a gift item, these are also equally popular for personal use and are very versatile!

2. The City of Design

Detroit was seen as America’s latest favourite place of designers. Blooming with artisanal décor, homeware stores and a modern art scene, this was definitely the heart of creativity for 2017.

3. Going Green!

Named as the 2017 Pantone Colour of the Year, green was very dominant in home décor, fashion and commercial designs throughout the year.

4. Navy Blue is the New Black

The ever-popular black was replaced by navy blue this year in areas such as wall paint and cabinets. Adding a fresh new style to the entire look, this colour pairs perfectly with gold, silver and white.

5. Mixed Patterns

Mixed patterns were spotted as the prevailing home style. First seen in the fall collection of 2016, these remained highly popular ever since.

6. The Famous Faux

This material was no longer used only for rugs and sofas. Its use varied during 2017 from faux wood ceiling beams to faux leather counters, faux foliage and more.

7. Artisanal Ornaments

Fine varieties of craftsmanship and materials prevailed in decorative items replacing the quick and easy manufactured items. People are leaning more towards home made.

8. Technology Befriends Style

With an ever-increasing trend of smart technological items, companies like Samsung introduced TV’s which blend in perfectly to a modern home décor and can now be easily mistaken for a picture frame.

9. Organic White

This year, organic or raw white was preferred by designers to add texture to handcrafted items.

10. Fold it Up

A variety of foldable appliances, furniture and even complete kitchens were introduced to optimize the use of spaces in 2017. Perfect for any tiny home enthusiast!

Get your home ready for 2018 with the top 10 latest trends! If you’re looking to buy your own engraved cutting board, visit Engraved Cutting Boards online store to choose your favourite model and have your favourite design engraved today!


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