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2023 Home Design Predictions: The Top Trends to Watch Out For

Cover photo via Marie Flannigan Interiors

Hey everyone!

As we have waved goodbye to 2022 and welcomed in 2023, it’s time to start thinking about the latest home design trends that will be taking over this year. From bold, statement-making pieces to more subtle, understated designs, there’s something for everyone in the world of home decor.

One of the biggest design trends we’re seeing for 2023 is the return of maximalism. After years of minimalism dominating the design world, it seems that homeowners are ready for something a little more bold and daring. Think rich, colorful patterns, bold prints, and an abundance of statement-making pieces. This trend is all about embracing the eclectic and going for a look that is both unique and full of personality.

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Another trend that is set to make a big splash in 2023 is the use of natural materials. From wood and stone to woven fibers and rattan, there’s a growing desire for home decor that is both natural and sustainable. This trend is all about bringing the outdoors in and creating a space that feels warm, inviting, and connected to nature. Expect to see a lot of woven baskets, potted plants, and wooden accents in the coming year.


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One trend that is gaining popularity in 2023 is the use of dark wood-toned furniture. After years of light-colored, minimalistic furniture dominating the market, homeowners are now opting for a change. We are seeing a shift to furniture that is bold, rich and has a warm and inviting feel. Dark wood-toned furniture, such as pieces made from walnut or mahogany, adds a sense of warmth and elegance to a room. This trend is perfect for those who want to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in their home. Expect to see a lot of dark wood-toned dining tables, coffee tables, and bookshelves in homes next year.

Photos via Marie Flannigan Interiors

Incorporating dark wood-toned furniture into a room can also be a great way to create contrast and add visual interest. When paired with lighter-colored walls or other light-colored furniture, dark wood-toned pieces can really make a statement. And, as more and more people are looking to make their homes feel like a sanctuary, the warmth and coziness that dark wood-toned furniture brings to a space is sure to be a hit.

In addition to the trends mentioned above, another key design trend for 2023 is the focus on simplicity and getting rid of unnecessary items. With the ongoing emphasis on sustainability and minimalism, homeowners are looking for ways to simplify their homes. Expect to see a lot of storage solutions, such as built-in cabinetry and shelving, as well as an emphasis on multi-functional furniture. This trend is all about creating a space that is not only beautiful but also functional and efficient.


Photo via Kipling House


When it comes to paint colors, there is a shift towards earthy and muted tones. This is in line with the natural trend and the desire to bring the outdoors in. Expect to see a lot of warm, earthy tones like terracotta, olive green, and deep blue. These colors are not only soothing and relaxing, but they also bring a sense of warmth and coziness to a room.


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In addition, pastel colors like soft pink, lavender, and baby blue are also making a comeback. These colors are perfect for creating a soft, feminine, and soothing atmosphere in a room. They are particularly popular for bedrooms and bathrooms, where people want to relax and unwind.


Design via Kelsey Leigh Design Co. 


Design via Kipling House

In conclusion, 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for home design. Whether you’re looking to make a statement with bold, colorful patterns or create a sanctuary with natural materials and earthy tones, there’s something for everyone. And, as we continue to prioritize sustainability and simplicity, we’re likely to see more focus on functional and efficient design. Along with that, a return to natural, earthy colors. So, embrace the new year and let’s see how we can incorporate these trends in our own homes.

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3 Responses

  1. Fun to see what new things are coming. While I’m pretty set in some of my design ideas, it’s good to see some of the things
    that I use to love coming back. Good post Whitney, thanks!

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