Interior Design plays an important role when it comes to designing a space. A good design is not only functional but also looks aesthetically pleasing. To make a beautiful space one should know the trendy styles in interior design. From the rawness of industrial design to the flamboyance of art deco, every style is unique and popular nowadays. One can opt for any of the following styles to decorate their space.

Industrial

The 1970s in the UK and the USA was when the idea of industrial interior design first emerged. The look was embraced by residences during this time as a result of the conversion of old warehouses and industries into homes. The style is characterized by elements including unpolished exposed brick walls, simple concrete surfaces, and raw timber textures. For a similar look, one might also try adding exposed ducts and pipes. Neutral colors are essential to industrial design. Beige, white, black, and beige-colored materials are used extensively. For industrial-style interior accents, one can also use exposed materials around the home. A comfortable, used-in appearance with a masculine edge is created by patinated wood, faded leather, and rough concrete.

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Contemporary

The contemporary interior design movement, which dates back to the 1970s, was genuinely distinctive since it combined features from different design trends. At first, it wasn’t a distinct style in and of itself but rather a synthesis of various movements and ideologies, including modernism, postmodernism, constructivism, art deco, futurism, etc. The fundamental components that create contemporary interior design styles today include neutral color schemes, curved lines, and a strong emphasis on simplicity. French-American artist Louise Bourgeois and Jeff Koons, are the masters of contemporary design. Other important features include straight-line furniture with a minimalist approach and large-scale art pieces. 

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Art Deco

A well-liked international design fad was art deco. During the 1920s and 1930s, it peaked. The era known as the Roaring Twenties is commonly linked to the dramatic style. This style is now emerging and can instantly be recognizable due to its geometry, symmetry, and use of vivid color. The fabrics with animal prints like zebra, leopard, and shark prints are the essentials. Velvet materials are also significantly influenced. Stainless steel, chrome, glass, and mirror with Marble, ebony, and zebrawood are a part of the art deco style. The materials only have one fundamental rule. It shouldn’t be dull; it should be glamorous. lighting fixtures with finishes like chrome, and brass are gaining popularity nowadays with geometric pattern wall coverings and curvy furniture.

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Mid-Century

The popular Charles and Ray Eames Lounge Chair, which is still regarded as a modern classic clearly and prominently embodies several key elements of the midcentury aesthetic: premium natural materials like leather and wood meet lush, organic curves supported by a delicate metal base. These qualities can be found in kidney tables and sideboards, which are still in high demand today, as well as in the chairs designed by Le Corbusier or Eames. Rich, textured materials like velvet, corduroy, and bouclé in fir green, a strong navy, and purple are also emblematic of the 1960s style. Mid Century with gleaming brass or chrome accents completes the opulent and inviting look. The color scheme includes ochre, orange, brown, and mustard yellow. Mid-century emphasis on simplicity with simple furniture with luxurious finishes.

Eclectic

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the idea of eclectic style was successfully transferred to architecture. To create a completely new appearance, architects chose features from a variety of styles rather than adhering to a single architectural trend like Neoclassicism, Gothic Revival, or Byzantine. Mixed patterns and textures, Incorporation of global influences, and Combination of old and new are the key features of eclectism. Splashes of colors with the mixing of styles with a maximalist approach. A variety of art pieces from different styles with colorful walls and contrasting furniture are the flamboyant features of eclectism..

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Tropical

The tropical style is more contemporary than its predecessor design, which dates to the 1800s. This was British Colonial design, where intrepid travelers from all over the world welcomed light into their residences and adorned them with exotic furnishings, tropical flora, and bold design elements. Natural materials like wicker, rattan, bamboo, and teak are frequently used in tropical interior design. However, one may maintain that look even with glossy furnishings by using fabrics with cane, lattice, and palm leaf themes. More ornate rooms may feature silky drapes, plush pillows, and planted palms in beautiful planters, while light and airy areas can be created by white or cool-colored panels and linen curtains with wide windows to allow light into the space.

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Scandinavian

Scandinavian design is illustrated by a straightforward, uncluttered style that aims to bring beauty and function together. Its focuses on clean, uncluttered, uncomplicated lines and bright areas. The predominant Scandinavian colors are neutral and monochromatic, consisting of bright, warm whites with black and tan, with touches of other colors. In Scandinavian design, soft pinks, gray-blues, and natural colors like sage are the most common. Scandinavian design frequently emphasizes organic and natural materials, representing the affinity of the Nordic and Scandinavian nations to nature. The Scandinavian design makes extensive use of cotton, wool, and lightened wood to match a neutral color scheme, and indoor plants. Furnishing with natural material having simple lines is a must for the Scandinavian style.

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Asian zen

The prominence of Asian Zen interior design is on fostering a sense of harmony, balance, serenity, and simplicity in your house. It is affected by the Asian homes’ habitual use of the Zen philosophy and the value of incorporating nature into your décor. Use of natural colors and materials like cotton, bamboo linen, Sliding doors, Platform beds, and other types of low furniture, Screens, and room dividers to create special zones. Plants, a rock garden, and a sank raking table are the key features of this style.

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Japandi

Japandi was influenced by the hygge style, which forces coziness, warmth, and finding beauty in the imperfect. This interior design style is based on a contrasted basic style that emphasizes clean lines and uncluttered areas while showcasing impeccable craftsmanship. Both Japanese and Scandinavian design aspects favor a minimalist lifestyle. With its emphasis on natural materials and environmentally friendly aesthetics, japandi is a superb green decorating style. Beautiful craftsmanship blends with muted colors and contrasty bursts. White is used but dominates the soft hues inspired by nature, brown, beige, and terracotta.

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Minimalism

After World War II, minimalism emerged as an artistic trend, and in the 1960s and 1970s, it became a popular design approach. Till today, It has simple, uncluttered lines and a monochrome color scheme with accents of color. It typically blends an open floor plan with an ample amount of natural light, practical furniture, and less emphasis on the shape, color, and texture of a select number of crucial components.

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