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Top 2022 Décor and Flooring Design Trends (+PDF)

Whilst unpredictable times continued throughout 2021, our homes have become somewhat of a sanctuary and place for self-expression this year. Many a renovation, refurbishment or room change-up have gone ahead as people spend more time adding personality to their spaces. With interests in interior design reaching new heights, we’ve predicted the décor and flooring designs we expect to be in full force throughout 2022...

Outside in

Characterised by rustic finishes, modernist touches and natural wood, ‘Outside In’ is a trend that welcomes a harmonious blend of the rural outdoors with cosy décor. A relaxing colour palette of blue, grey and cream matches the bright and calming feel of our surrounding environment, paired with textured materials to engage the senses.

Not only has a calm and serene space become a key factor when it comes to choosing interior design styles, but so have sustainable materials. As the importance of shopping second-hand continues to resonate with more and more homeowners, locally handcrafted or re-purposed materials are becoming a popular choice when it comes to furnishings.

Flooring that celebrates the imperfections of raw woods, such as the Mayar Limed Oak, are both environmentally friendly and unique in aesthetic. Likewise, Eton Oak parquet flooring is a white-washed wood that offers a rustic grade and coastal feel against soft textures.

Zen Living

As we continue to take solace in our homes in 2022, the desire to surround ourselves with Biophilic designs to feel closer to nature has also increased. As has the importance of maintaining self-care and practicing mindfulness. Studies have found that natural and bright spaces are proven to improve health and wellbeing.* The combination of greenery and natural timber can offer a tranquil space that acts as the ultimate stress reliever, whilst also improving air quality and respiratory health.

‘Zen Living’ is not only a great trend to increase your mood, but an easy way to introduce more sustainable products into your home. By investing in quality materials with a long lifespan such as Atkinson & Kirby’s environmentally certified low maintenance wood flooring, homeowners can incorporate sleek designs that are self-sustaining. Wyvis Smoked Oak’s natural tones are timeless and will compliment any décor in years to come.

Maximalism

In an ode to nostalgic grandeur, ‘Maximalism’ is back and helping to transform our spaces into places of self-expression. Heavily influenced by the arts movement and the aesthetic of excess, where more really is more, maximalism is anything but boring. Bold pops of colour from true greens and deep blues to muted burgundy and orange make this trend the ideal way to bring a unique look to your home.

When it comes to flooring, deep toned parquet like Westminster Oak pairs well with loud colour palettes but maintains a traditional, vintage style. The rich toned timber of Sloane Smoked Oak provides a luxury and retro feel that when paired alongside abstract art and antiques can transfer your room into another time.

 

Bright Future

‘Bright Future’ is where retro and nostalgia meet soothing design elements that allow you to switch-off and unwind. Inspired by sci-fi aesthetics, this trend takes advantage of technological advancements and the digital elements within our homes to streamline our spaces.

Characterised by multi-functionality, futuristic décor, and floor zoning, ‘Bright Future’ is an energetic trend that encourages colour play. Pairing muted flooring with minimal knots such as Monoa Oak is the ideal way to enhance bold interiors and the use of colour blocking. Whilst Optilock parquet flooring like the Sonoran Oak can be useful for quick installations that still maintain a visibly clean space.

Trends Guide PDF

Find a world of inspiration in our 2022 Décor and Flooring Design Trends Guide. It features all four trends in detail, as well as moodboards and trend features. Download here

 

*https://www.telegraph.co.uk/interiors/home/easy-home-decor-ideas-boost-happiness-wellbeing/

 

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