Interior Design Trends To Try In 2018

With the new year well on its way, it’s the perfect time to start considering some home improvements when it comes to your interior design. With so many exciting options to choose from, we’ve put together a list of four interior design trends of 2018’s you should consider for your home upgrade.

The Bolder The Better

As most people want to keep their homes neutral and modern, it’s time to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Consider incorporating a feature wall in your home, perhaps in the entrance hall. Some colours set to make a big and bold appearance in 2018 are ultra violet, strong shades of blue, vibrant greens and deep reds.

If the feature wall is too bold for you, consider making an upgrade to your furniture and incorporate a few statement pieces. You can start off small by changing the rugs in your living room , the scatter cushions or even the throw’s in your bedroom.

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Create Your Cosy Corner

Make sure to include a cosy, comfortable corner in which you can to kick back and relax. Whether it’s a reading nook or an audio visual entertainment area, creating a stylish trendy microzone will not only make your home look luxurious, but give also provide a space for some rest and recuperation. Keep the shapes and lines clean, combine soft textures with class or metal furniture.

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Upgrade Your Flooring

Wood floors are still very popular, but in lighter shades of greys and beige. Wider plank is replacing the conventional narrow floor plank or panel. Large natural stone tiles, especially in a Terracotta colour is another option to consider.

This type of flooring creates more space and will allow you to play around with different dimensions. Helping you keep the neutral theme going in any room, the larger flooring designs can be the perfect balance to a bold room.

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Get In Touch With How Your Home Makes You Feel

There’s more emphasis being placed on how you feel in your home, and the ambience of your living space. With that said, the trend for 2018 is going to be about creating at least one space in your home that’s unique and is your own. Having an interior designer assist you can really help bringing this space to life. Albeit a couch or new lighting, or a collection of artwork, putting a personal touch on your interior design make you feel even more comfortable in your own space.


If you’re looking to give your home a modern makeover to incorporate some of these trends, contact Wanda Michelle Interiors. They are one of the leading interior design companies in Johannesburg and are more than willing to assist you with your home improvements.