By Ricarda Strunk. interior. Published at Sunday, October 07th, 2018 - 08:46:15 AM.
It's hard to get 40.000 designers to agree. But 26% said that vibrant jewel tones will be hot for 2018. Teal. eggplant and emerald green topped the list. You might see bolder tones sneaking in slowly. with accessories or a single focal point. Rich and saturated will definitely be more common. As for white and pale grays. they will fade in style.
Metal finishes are a thing of the pastA room setting featuring mixed metals in golds. silver and rose gold.The vintage-inspired vibes of mixing lots of brass. gold and rose golds will be relinquished back to the past. Architects and designers think they indulged in too much of a good thing when they encouraged mixed metals and an abundance of the finishes.
For example. someone who prefers Nordic design might build their design around light woods while someone who enjoys a Mediterranean look might include lots of terra cotta.Whichever materials you use. remember that authenticity is key. In this case. it's preferable to opt for the real deal over mass-produced versions. Consider taking a step outside the norm and shopping for your design elements away from big-box stores.
In addition to being asked what's in and what's out for 2018. designers were asked about their experiences with clients. The top mistakes they felt the clients made included:1. Not trusting their designers (44%). Most designers said they wished their client would invest in a quality sofa or a dining table instead of lots of small items. which leads to the second mistake…