It’s time to adopt the New Interior Design Trends for the New Year

Now that the New Year Celebrations have ended, it’s time to move on from last year’s design favourites and delve into the New Interior Design Trends predicted for the year ahead.

To welcome in the New Year, we at Kontenta have reviewed some of the top Interior Design Trends we think are set to inspire your home during 2018.

Vintage Lighting

There’s a huge focus on lighting right now.

We predict that this love affair will continue throughout 2018!Vintage Lighting Interior Design TrendTowards the end of 2017, Vintage Lighting Ornaments such as Copper Pendant Lightsbecame increasingly popular in homes across the UK.

Re-affirming itself as a great art solution. Vintage lighting ornaments can be a powerful design tool, capable of instantly changing the atmosphere of any room in your home.

Sherbet Colours

Popular shades of Dark Green and Terracotta are set to be replaced in 2018.

The New Year will see the return of pastel colours in vibrant shades of canary yellow, lime green and citrus orange.

These vibrant shades will add a touch of personality to any interior this year!Sherbert Interior Design TrendsAdd a splash of sherbet to your home with the Kartell FLY Light.

A popular design from one of the leading Kartell designers, Ferrucio Laviani.


Following on from last year’s design trend, houseplants are continuing to be the must have home aesthetic for 2018.

Indoor hanging planters are set to make a major comeback this year.

The quirky 70’s interior classic will no doubt add a colourful decorative element to homes across the UK.houseplants interior design trendsHouseplants are becoming increasingly popular due to their affordability and the wealth of scientific benefits they hold.

Not only do they promote better sleep when placed in the bedroom. They are also known to help reduce stress, lower sound pollution and aid air purification.

Matte Black Finishes

2017 saw brass finishes become increasingly popular throughout the home.

This year we are expecting Matte Black to take its place.

If you’re looking to add a contemporary touch to your home in 2018, then Matte Black finishes in bathrooms and kitchens are the way to go!matte black interior design trendsAdd a touch of Matte Black class to your dining area with a design favourite of ours, the Kartell Masters Chair designed by Philippe Starck.

Modern Bedrooms

If you’re looking to update your bedroom interior in the New Year, then the calm and relaxing atmosphere of a modern design might be the answer.modern bedroom interior design trendsDue to their tranquil themes, modern interior designs tend to stay away from busy patterns and eye-opening colours. Therefore creating a perfect atmosphere set for a peaceful bedroom.

Open Plan Kitchens

Open Plan Kitchens have dominated homes in recent years and we expect this is set to continue in plan kitchens interior design trendAn eagerness for informal dining has continued to drive this trend.

This year is no different, with a focus set to create a multifunctional hub, that can facilitate any event from family dinners, to parties.

We’d love to know what trend you’ll be implementing into your home in 2018!

Let us know in the comments below!

Want to learn more? Browse Kontenta to experience the latest trends.

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