If you’re like most, you’ll be looking to overhaul your life in 2014. Get rid of bad habits,try new things, improve your body and more. But why should your body be the only thing to get a complete overhaul? Tired of your drab decor scheme? Ring in the new year by planning your brand new living room. Here are the top decor trends that interior decorators are obsessed with for the new year.
Purple and gold
Is there a better way to make your home a castle than to bathe it in lavish golds and purples? Because purple and gold look so darned good together and are relatively inoffensive when it comes to pairing them with other colours, you won’t have to break the bank trying to decorate around a difficult colour scheme. Ditch neutrals this season in favour of some brilliant gold accent pieces.
Yellow, yellow, yellow
2014 is gearing up to be the year of colour! Neutrals are out so don’t be afraid to sprinkle pops of yellows among your beige carpets and walls. Try yellow pillows or if you’re feeling bold, you can try a yellow couch or even a credenza if you think you can pull it off. Yellow artwork can also be a non-committal way to test out the waters of yellow decor.Pair with blue accents to create a colour scheme that feels warm and inviting.
If you’re like me, then you’ve got a lot of time for textured rugs. The way the plush material feels against bare feet is reason enough to make me fall in love. Sheepskin is a love of mine, but even shaggy and woven rugs can do the trick. The key is to turn your one dimensional accent piece into a truly dynamic staple of the room. Of course I go monochrome for this. Black or white(no shoes please!) but if you can work in colour for a textured rug, then experiment to your hearts content!
Art Deco is coming back in a big way. Forget the 1920s, 2kl14 will see architecture, fashion, and decor embrace art deco once more. Say hello to intricate geometric shapes and bold muted art pieces. Don’t be afraid to incorporate the trend among mixed prints either. In fact, 2014 will be the year of eclectic decor and print mixing. Repetitive and geometrically based patterns will offset any bright colours and eccentric textures you incorporate.
Author: Nick Marr