Furniture styles are not as short-lived as fashion trends
Furniture styles are not as short-lived as fashion trends. Choosing the right pieces can transform your entire home aesthetic for years to come.

Whether you’re looking for a kitchen makeover or a simple room refresh, you should always consider furniture trends so you can revise in style. Choosing the right pieces can transform your entire home aesthetic.

The thing to remember is that furniture styles are not as short-lived as fashion trends.  So when you do decide on stylish décor and designs, be sure it’s worth your time and money.  You want the best use of your investment for the long run.

These latest design trends will ensure your redecorating project gives your home a chic aesthetic for years to come.   

Jewel Tones

Rich, vigorous jewel tones suggest sophistication and opulence.   As far as trends go, jewel tones have become a classic. 

Like any piece of jewelry, you want to make your colors sparkle and shine.
Like any piece of jewelry, you want to make your jewel tones sparkle and shine. Gold, chrome, bronze, and brass are excellent pairings for your ruby reds, ambers, and citrine greens. (Photo: Frankfeng/Pixabay)

You simply can’t go wrong with them.  You can tone the colors up or down, you’ll still retain the impression of permanence and durability.

Like any piece of jewelry, you want to make your colors sparkle and shine. Gold, chrome, bronze, and brass are excellent pairings for your ruby reds, ambers, and citrine greens.

Velvet Upholstery

For the longest time, velvet has symbolized luxury and affluence.  That hasn’t changed over the years. 

Velvet  symbolizes luxury and affluence.
For the longest time, velvet has symbolized luxury and affluence.  That hasn’t changed over the years. 

In fact, the glamorous material has gone mainstream, mainly because of advances in fabric technology.

The velvet of the old days were easy to stain, difficult to maintain, and came only in limited colors. 

Now you can walk into any furniture or fabric store and find velvet upholstery that does not fade or stain.  They come in a multitude of colors and most are machine-washable.

Natural Materials

Experts say natural materials create a more holistic and calming home environment. That helps to improve a homeowner’s well-being.

Experts say natural materials create a more holistic and calming home environment.
Experts say natural materials create a more holistic and calming home environment. That helps to improve a homeowner’s well-being.

From stone to wood and natural textiles, earthy browns and lush greens bring a refreshing touch of the outdoors into the home. 

“No matter how large the space, natural elements will always assist in creating an inviting environment,” says Alicia Meireles, Senior Designer at HBA London.

Clean and Minimal

The minimalist interior design style first made a splash in the design scene in the early 1990s.  The trend understandably never faded and is still a foolproof route for many home remodeling projects.   

If you’re looking for a design style that quietly blends comfort with functionality, clean and minimal is what you want.
If you’re looking for a design style that quietly blends comfort with functionality, clean and minimal is what you want. 

Minimal furniture designs with clean lines offer an invigorating alternative to today’s bolder design ideas. 

If you’re looking for a design style that quietly blends comfort with functionality, clean and minimal is what you want. 

Four-Poster Beds

Four-poster beds are back in style, thanks mainly to some creative re-imagining. The grand beds not only evoke tradition, elegance, and luxury, they also fit a range of styles these days.

Few things evoke as much presence in the bedroom as a stylish four-poster bed.
Few things evoke as much presence in the bedroom as a stylish four-poster bed.

In fact, few things evoke as much presence in the bedroom as this stylish piece of furniture.

Although the charm of a four-poster bed lies in its aesthetic qualities, the design also allows a safe, secure, and peaceful night’s sleep. That definitely counts.

Quality Matters, Of Course

Few will disagree that quality is perhaps the most important criterion in selecting furniture. 

When people choose less than top quality pieces, they make a decision based on short-term price. You don’t want to make that mistake.

Simply put, quality furniture means better materials. You want solid wood, premium fabrics, durable construction, and impeccable craftsmanship. These things contribute to a piece that shows your taste and style.

Materials like particleboard, cheap fabrics, and nut-and-bolt construction will give you neither the appearance nor the durability of top quality pieces.

Whatever design style you choose, remember that the furniture in your home tells guests a lot about you. 

You wouldn’t want to skimp on that, would you?