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01/12 - Design, Trends

2024 Interiors Unveiled: Our Guide to the Year’s Top Design Trends

From Stone Fruit Hues to Hotel Elegance – Embracing Innovation in Home Decor

It’s time to indulge in one of our favourite annual rituals – unveiling our top interior design trends for 2024. This is not just any article; it’s a Fox Marin labour of love! This isn’t just another blog post; it’s the culmination of countless hours scouring Instagram, Pinterest, and a myriad of design articles. We’ve sifted through the world of design, furniture, colour, and finishes to bring you our top nine ideas. Each trend is a testament to the year’s overarching theme: embracing the unexpected and redefining traditional design norms.

The trends for 2024 point towards a year of bold choices and creative freedom, where the traditional rules of design are finally rewritten!

1/ Stone Fruit Hues – Peach and Apricot

This trend is a celebration of soft, warm colours that evoke a sense of serenity and calm. Imagine walls painted in these soothing hues or a living room adorned with peach-coloured cushions and apricot throw blankets. These colours are versatile – they can be bold or subtle, depending on their application and what they are paired with. They work exceptionally well with natural light, giving a room a fresh, airy feel.

2/ Ralph Lauren’ing – Timeless Elegance:

Ralph Lauren’s style is synonymous with classic American luxury. This trend sees the return of clean, traditional lines in furniture, rich, layered textures, and a muted sophisticated colour palette. It’s about creating a space that feels grand and inviting, focusing on quality materials like leather, wood, and natural fibres. Think of a study with dark wood bookshelves, a deep leather armchair, and elegant, understated decor.

3/ Mixing Old & New Eras:

This trend is all about storytelling through decor. It’s an invitation to blend the old with the new – a vintage lamp on a modern minimalist desk or a contemporary piece of art in a classic gilt frame. This mix creates a dynamic, interesting space that reflects personal history and modern sensibilities, offering a unique and eclectic aesthetic.

4/ Red Accents – The Energy Booster:

Red is a powerful colour, and when used as an accent, it can bring room to life. It’s perfect for adding a dramatic touch to a neutral palette or complementing darker hues with vibrancy. Red can be incorporated through various elements – a statement wall, a collection of decorative pillows, or even a bold piece of art. The key is to use it sparingly and strategically to create focal points and inject energy into the room.

5/ Artisanal Everything:

Celebrating the imperfect and handcrafted; this trend is about embracing pieces that tell a story. Artisanal items bring texture and personality to a space. It could be a handwoven rug, a set of handmade ceramics, or a custom-made wooden coffee table. Each piece has its own character and adds a layer of depth and authenticity to the decor.

6/ Terracotta Tiles – Mediterranean Vibes:

Terracotta tiles bring warmth and a rustic, earthy charm to interiors. This trend can be seen in flooring, backsplashes, and accent walls. Their natural, matte finish offers a tactile and visually appealing element, perfect for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere reminiscent of Mediterranean homes.

7/ Country Club Chic – Royal & Timeless:

Inspired by the elegant style of the late Princess Diana, this trend combines classic luxury with a touch of royal sophistication. It’s about creating a refined yet comfortable space. Think striped upholstery, wicker and rattan furniture, and a colour palette of soft greens, blues, and neutrals. This style evokes the leisurely luxury of an old-world country club.

8/ Rich 1990’s Browns:

The deep browns of the 1990s bring a sense of nostalgia and depth to modern interiors. This trend can manifest in leather furniture, wood panelling, and richly textured fabrics. It’s a call back to a time of understated elegance and offers a counterpoint to the brighter, lighter trends of recent years.

9/ Hotel Opulence at Home:

Imagine the luxury and comfort of a five-star hotel in your own home. This trend is all about lavishness and indulgence. Plush velvet sofas, high-thread-count linens, opulent light fixtures, and an overall sense of grandeur define this style. It’s about creating a space that feels both extravagant and supremely comfortable.

Each of these trends offers a unique way to express personal style and create a beautiful home that feels deeply personal and inviting. Whether you’re drawn to the warmth of stone fruit hues, the elegance of Ralph Lauren-inspired decor, or the lavishness of hotel-style opulence, there’s a wealth of inspiration to explore in 2024’s interior design trends.

We want to know what you think of our predictions for top interior design and decor trends in 2024.

It’s important for us to stay on top of interior design and decor trends. We work hard to deliver best-in-class staging and styling for all of our Fox Marin real estate listings. So, please tell us what you think! We want to know what you like, don’t like, what you love and what you’re really not loving. Be sure to keep us posted by joining our Instagram Community, because when it comes to design, everyone has an opinion (and we want to hear yours)!

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Kori Marin is a Toronto Broker & Managing Partner at Fox Marin Associates. For high-energy real estate aficionado Kori Marin, a well-lived life is achieved by maintaining an “all-in” attitude that realizes every last ounce of one’s full potential. This mindset has driven successful results in every aspect of her life – from her corporate sales and account management experience to her international travels to her years of fitness training and leadership – and is the hallmark of the exceptional work that she does on behalf of her clients in the residential real estate sector in downtown Toronto.