Interior Design trends in 2023

Midtown - Explorer Academy, designed by Shan.
Midtown - Explorer Academy, designed by Shan.

Interior design trends are constantly evolving, and 2023 is no exception. From bold color palettes to sustainable design, this year is all about creating spaces that are functional, stylish, and eco-friendly.

As an interior designer it's important to stay up to date with the latest trends (and to make sure they are as timeless as possible). Here are some of the top trends in interior design for 2023:

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is a hot topic in the design world, and Singapore is no exception. More and more homeowners are looking for eco-friendly solutions that are both stylish and functional. From furniture made from recycled materials to energy-efficient lighting solutions, sustainable design is becoming increasingly popular.

Increase in wood and decrease in plastic is a common trend.

Bold Color Palettes

Neutral colors will always have a place in interior design, but in 2023, bold and bright colors are taking center stage. From deep emerald greens to vibrant oranges and pinks, homeowners are embracing bold colors to create statement pieces in their homes. These styles may not work for everyone, though. ;)

Playful use of colours, with something that pops out.

Natural Materials

Natural materials such as wood, stone, and leather are making a comeback in interior design. The warm, organic feel of these materials adds a sense of comfort and coziness to any space. In Singapore, this trend is particularly popular by using, for example, plants or wood from South East Asia.

Raw natural material with a fitting color palette.

Minimalist Design

Minimalism has been a popular trend in interior design for several years, and it shows no signs of slowing down in 2023. Clean lines, simple colors, and minimal accessories create a sleek and sophisticated look that is perfect for small apartments and homes.

Minimalist usage of furniture.

Technology Integration

With the rise of smart homes, technology is becoming an increasingly important part of interior design. Homeowners are looking for ways to integrate technology into their homes in a way that is both functional and stylish. From smart thermostats to voice-activated lighting systems, technology is changing the way we live and design our homes.

Usage of Google Home, Philips Hue and other smart home devices.

Mix and Match

Gone are the days when everything in a room had to match perfectly. In 2023, homeowners are embracing the mix and match trend, where different patterns, textures, and colors are combined to create a unique and eclectic look. This trend is perfect for those who want to add a touch of personality to their homes.

Mixing and matching can be hard, but often give a more homey feeling.

Biophilic Design

Biophilic design is all about bringing nature into the home. This trend is particularly popular in Singapore, where private green spaces are somewhat limited. By incorporating plants, natural materials, and natural light into a space, homeowners can create a calming and soothing atmosphere that is inspired by nature.

Cheers to a home full of plants.

In conclusion, these are just a few of the top interior design trends for 2023. Whether you're designing a small apartment or a large family home, there is a trend for every style, taste and budget.

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