Times change, and so do our lifestyles. As a result of the pandemic, many people have started to spend more time at home, and many jobs have become remote. Now, in addition to being the place where we spend time with our family and loved ones, the home has become a place of work for many. It is precisely for this reason that we may struggle to differentiate between our private and social lives, which over time becomes emotionally damaging and draining.
One thing must remain constant in such a changing world: home must be home. It must give you a sense of well-being and, at the same time, satisfy all the needs that you and your family have. It has to be a place where we feel safe and can relax, and interior design plays a significant role in this equation.
The return to nature is increasingly present in interior design trends. This can be seen in furniture revitalizing natural surfaces such as wood or marble. Among other elements reminiscent of nature are terracotta or stone, which are widely used for flooring or other finishing aspects in bathrooms, kitchens, terraces, or decorative pieces. These organic materials create depth in the home, adding to the calming and soothing ambiance of the outdoors.
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Technology is everywhere these days, and it has inevitably found its way into homes and is incorporated into interior design. Technology means progress, and this is desirable in every person’s life. Technical appliances make lives much easier by facilitating activities that would otherwise take up a lot of time that you can instead spend relaxing or enjoying quality time with your family.
In 2022, all of these are in style, from voice-activated lights to iPad-controlled systems. But high-tech isn’t just about technology. In terms of design, it is based on minimalism and rationality, the use of colors in the grey-white-black range, and the predominance of concrete, metal, plastic, and glass.
Curved shapes are in demand this year when it comes to furniture. Whether we’re talking about bed edges, chairs, or decor elements, round finishes enjoy great popularity. They perfectly complement any room and give it a warm and inviting mood, perfect for relaxing after a long day at work.