Interior Design Trends in 2022

Published on 2021-11-29

We all love to get new ideas and inspiration from recent trends, and we now see a shift in interior design trends influenced by the pandemic. Therefore, Interior design trends in 2022 will focus on creating a nurturing, calming, and comforting environment.

Hence why Evergreen Fog, a calming and soft green, was just announced the colour of the year!

So, what can you expect for Interior design in 2022?

This blog will show you the top interior design trends that will make their way into the next year.

 

1. WARM MINIMALISM

Minimalism, as defined by Oxford Languages, is a movement characterized by simple, massive forms. The minimalist design prioritizes the essential, it keeps things simple, neutral, and avoids excess clutter to achieve pure elegance. Warm minimalism is derived from minimalism; it combines simple elegance with coziness.

 

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What to do to achieve this style:

  • Follow a warm and neutral colour palette based on soft colours
  • Quality over quantity rules, be very selective with the items in your home
  • Add some texture using natural materials
  • Use mirrors, lamps, and tables as accent pieces

 

Tip for future Lift owners: We recommend the Cibes Air if you want a home lift that fits your warm, minimalistic interior. 

 

2. OVERFLOWING GREENERY

 

Plants are must-have interior pieces, so it makes us happy to say greenery is here to stay, but not necessarily in the way we are used to. In 2022 bigger is better. We will see a trend in purchasing larger plants instead of tiny succulents.

What to do to achieve this style:

Tip for Lift owners: A great way of decorating the area around your lift is by adding colourful plants on high potters near the lift.

 

3. ENVIRONMENTALISM

 

No more fast home decor: in 2022, it’s all about quality over quantity. People will be looking for high-quality, durable materials and adding furniture that brings colour and playfulness to their home environment.

The source of the goods is just as important; ethically sourced materials will be sought after as we stray away from mass production. Refurbishing and renovating will be trending since it is an environmentally friendly way to revive spaces! Needless to say, there is no reason to buy new when you can renew the old!

What to do to achieve this:

  • Buy new products that are built to last
  • Focus on extending the life cycle of your products by giving them the proper care and maintenance
  • Purchase items that have been sustainably produced
  • Look for vintage stores with antique furniture
  • Repurpose old furniture to fit your new style
  • Focus on energy-efficient appliances
  • If you need to get rid of a piece of furniture; always check if your family, friends, or local charity organizations are interested

 

Tip for Lift owners: Now, if you are a home lift owner and would like to upgrade your lift or give it a different look, the most environmentally friendly way is to modernize your old lift! Read more here: lift modernisation.  

Tip for future lift owners: If you are looking for an energy-efficient lift, and sustainability is one of your concerns, Cibes EcoDrive System is a great option. A lift equipped with Cibes EcoSilent runs with 45% less energy than a lift without it.

 

4. REVIVAL OF THE 70s

 

What goes around comes back around, they say, and that is why we expect the 70s interior design trends to make a comeback in 2022. Do you think of disco and vibrant colours when you think of the 70s?

The 70s are characterized by vibrant colours, flowery prints, and eccentric furniture. There is nothing not to love about the fun and eclectic design of the 70s.

 

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What to do to achieve this style:

  • Look for colourful glass bases
  • Use wicker and rattan furniture
  • Implement a warm colour palette
  • Combine different styles that work well together
  • Use retro patterns on accent walls

 

Tip for future lift owners: Our lifts are available in over 250 RAL colours, which means that you can quickly achieve the iconic 70s style by choosing colours for a lift in the classic 70s retro colours! View our color guide for inspiration!

 

5. Natural Materials

 

In 2022 it will be more common to see raw materials in furniture, appliances, and even lifts! Due to the focus on quality and extended lifecycles, whicker, silk, natural wood, stone, and fibers will become more popular.

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What to do to achieve this:

  • Look for high-quality furniture and home appliances that are made with durable natural materials
  • Include accent pieces made from wood, bamboo, metal, stone, rattan, and feathers

 

Tip for future lift owners: See our Cibes Air Model if you’re interested in a lift available in natural materials like oak and bamboo!

 

6. Multi-functional rooms

 

Due to the pandemic, home isn’t just a place to dine and watch movies, but it has become an office space. Most of the world had to work from home and adapted their space into a work environment. Because of this, multi-functional rooms and furniture will be in high demand in 2022!

 

What does this mean? Rooms that can transform from bedrooms to workspaces and living rooms to home gyms will be more common! Multi-functional designs are up and coming, with creative chairs that become tables, room dividers, and mobile furniture, the new trend in functionality is here to stay!

 

 

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What to look for:

  • Innovative furniture pieces that serve more than one purpose
  • Webbing screen or a suitable room divider
  • Furniture options that offer you more storage
  • Pieces that respond to your needs

 

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.”- Le Corbusier

 

2022 interior design trends will be driven by the change the world has experienced over the past two years. It’s now about how things look and where and how they were made and the purpose they serve to the user. Which is your favorite interior design trend for 2022?

 

 

 

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