Interior design trends to watch out for are bound to be innovative and creative. Colour will play a large role in the home, and will be omnipresent on the walls, furniture, and decor. In addition, art and antiques will be a large part of the home adding character and personality.

Sustainable interior design

A big trend in interior design today is the use of sustainable materials. The goal is to build an environment that is friendly to humans and the environment, without sacrificing aesthetics or functionality. This includes sourcing materials locally and reusing them where possible. This trend has many advantages, and does not have to come with a big price tag.

The design world is changing all the time, and the trends that are on the rise today will continue into the future. One of the upcoming interior trends is the focus on comfort. With more people spending time in their homes than ever before, creating a warm and welcoming space is a priority. One of the best ways to create a cosy space is with textured walls, comfortable furniture and warm lighting.

wooden sleepers wall panel unique hallway - muros
Muros Walnut Wooden Sleepers, pairing perfectly with natural greenery

Green is also a big trend, and is set to continue throughout the next couple of years. It will be found in fabrics and accessories, and will look great with neutral colors and accent furniture. This trend also works well with warm wood tones.

Multifunctional spaces

Multifunctional spaces are one of the hottest interiors trends to hit the market in the next several years. They are increasingly common in modern homes, with basements, walk-in closets, and balconies being turned into home offices and gyms. Although this trend peaked during the recent pandemic, it has not completely disappeared.

Muros Black Rock & White Loft Brick
Muros Black Rock divider and White Loft Brick bedroom/workspace

The importance of multifunctional spaces is reflected in the way many people are working. They come in many different shapes and sizes, but they all need the same essentials: ample space, privacy, and convenience.  Aside from the use of multifunctional spaces, designers will also be using Renaissance-inspired arch designs to create seamless transitions from one room to another. This design idea is incredibly versatile and can be complemented by mirrors and vintage elements.


A popular design style among younger generations, maximalism incorporates bold colours, lots of styling, plants and statement pieces. However, you need to be careful not to overdo it, as this trend can look cluttered. You can achieve this look by using inherited pieces and patterns and the use of textured wall panels.

Muros Seca Stone-Painted White Stone Fireplace-Veneer Wall Panels
Muros White Seca Stone

In contrast, minimalism is an excellent way to make a room more liveable by removing visual clutter and focusing on the main purpose. It’s also a great way to create a calming and soothing space. While the minimalist look is still in vogue, it is being replaced by an eclectic mix of motifs. 

Statement lighting

Using statement lighting is a great way to inject personality into your home and create a unique look. You can use oversized pendant lights in your dining room or living room to highlight a specific area. You can also use metallic-coated wall sconces in your bedroom or kitchen. These lighting fixtures can be placed on various types of furniture and can be both functional and decorative.

Muros Anthracite Stone Slabs
Residential Cellar with Muros Anthracite Stone Slabs

Another trend that is sweeping the interior design world is colour-changing lights. These lights are expected to become a popular fixture. Bold pops of colour in interiors are becoming more popular as people understand the benefits of colour in decor. Additionally, smaller forms of lighting are also becoming more popular, which will make rooms seem cozier and invoke a sense of hype.

Another trend that will continue to be popular in the interiors world is decorative wall panels. Not only do textured walls hide cosmetic flaws but they also lend an air of extravagance to a space. You can choose from various concrete, brick, wood, stone and 3D wall paneling to help you create a unique accent wall. Brighten it up with a statement lighting piece for a more dramatic look and to accentuate the relief and depth of walls.

Earthy tones

If you love the look of earth tones, you’ll love the latest brown trend. This rich shade is back in style after a brief absence, bringing a sense of calm and warmth to any room. It also feels timeless and grounded.

Muros Hazelnut Wedgewod, Muros Ashlar Stone, Muros Wooden Beams
Muros Hazelnut Wedgewod, Muros Ashlar Stone, Muros Wooden Beams

It’s not so hard to pull off this look, either. You can find paint colours that go well with brown tones, such as Valspar paint. You can also use wood tones and brass accents. They’re also versatile and can fit into a variety of different room designs.  Of course dark colours have been a staple of the design world for the past several years and are set to remain popular. 

Smart home technology

If you’re looking for a way to make your home more convenient and secure, smart home technology may be just the thing for you. Smart devices can help you control everything in your home, from the lights to the thermostat. Smart home systems are becoming more sophisticated. They use artificial intelligence and act as command centres for all home technology.

Residential Fireplace with Muros Roughcast Concrete
Modern Living Space, Fireplace with Muros Roughcast Concrete

While smart home technology isn’t for everyone, there are some clear benefits for most households. Having a smart home can make your life easier and save you money on energy. Having a smart home also protects your home from intruders and ensures your safety and security. The best part is that most smart home devices are easy to use. 

Outdoor spaces

One of the top interiors trends is incorporating outdoor spaces. More people are taking the time to look at their surroundings and creating outdoor spaces as part of their home. Outdoor spaces offer a unique opportunity to enjoy nature and enjoy your backyard. These spaces can be used for many different purposes.

Exterior - Roughcast Concrete panels
Exterior – Roughcast Concrete panels and natural grass

Natural unfinished raw materials and colours are a great way to bring your outside space into your interior. You can incorporate softer tones and incorporate textures such as wood and stone surfaces to create a natural feel. You can establish these elements on the walls, in window dressings, and in lighting fixtures. You can also use these materials as privacy partitions.