Our Editors’ Favorite Modern Design Trends for 2022

Our Editors’ Favorite Modern Design Trends for 2022

2022 is officially below, and when we could continue to be relationship files with 2021 for the upcoming several months (or months) a new course of present day design tendencies has arrived to remind us that time is in point relocating forwards and we’re not stuck in a 2020 loop, even if it does feel that way often. From jewel tones and checker print to purely natural textures and craft, there’s no lack of design tendencies to play with this 12 months – but if you locate yourself unsure about where to start out, the Style Milk editors are sharing their top design trends for 2022 alongside with contemporary decor picks to experiment with at home!

biophilic design trends

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“With all the time used indoors these earlier few years, it’s no surprise that biophilic style and design – a structure idea centered on bringing character indoors – is trending for 2022. While biophilic layout has been frequent inside of architecture for yrs, we’ll be viewing much more house furnishings and decor products sprout (no pun meant) up about the principle this calendar year, which usually means anyone can expertise the restorative gains of mom nature at home. Experiment with indirect normal aspects by incorporating natural designs, elements, and textures into your place, or carry the greenery in with planters and vases. This self-watering planter by Greenery Endless lets you to do just that with small fuss – its drinking water reservoir keeps plants hydrated at their very own pace for months – and it has a modern day aesthetic that’ll enhance any decor style”
– Alexa Morales // Commerce Editor


modern maximalism design trend for 2022

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“Minimalism often appears to be on pattern but in the latest moments maximalism has been climbing to the prime. Maybe it is due to the fact we’ve all been stuck inside of our houses for the duration of this under no circumstances-ending pandemic and we’re craving a little something extra – daring colours, repeating styles, geometric styles, etc. – anything to make our eyes dance close to and be content as we remain within and stare at our identical 4 walls. This Optical Motion Throw Blanket from DittoHouse is the ideal instance with its juxtaposing diagonal lines in 4 hues that generate an optical illusion. It’d be a brilliant, bold, and tremendous pleasurable addition to any sofa!”
– Caroline Williamson // Editorial Director


oversized everything design trend for 2022

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“Oversized anything has been getting momentum lately, and I could not appreciate the craze extra! Soon after the previous couple of a long time we have expert, and now staying in the middle of winter season, it all just feels really comforting and lighthearted. Two points I consider most of us would not mind having a bit much more of in our life. Aside from what may feel like the noticeable choices of overstuffed and exaggerated home furnishings, there are also some other refined techniques to convey the craze into your room. A couple suggestions that come to mind are Cloudnola’s Screw Up Hook Set and Bendo’s CLIP Wall Hook – both excellent for retaining winter season coats off of the floor and basic litter in order while creating a stable visible assertion. I also need to have to point out a personal beloved: Poketo’s Spectrum Wall Planner. I’m another person who writes every little thing down and needs to see ahead months at a time, and the uncomplicated graphic structure of this massive calendar will make an oversized, practical impression.”
– Kelly Beall // Senior Editor


wavy curved design 2022 design trends

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“The wavy + curved craze is definitely having a moment ideal now, and it does not look to be likely wherever. Arched doorways, chairs with curved backrests, squiggle candlesticks, rounded sofas, concrete tiles with wavy layouts, arched headboards for beds – there is no shortage of waves and curves in the layout entire world! I individually adore this trend and hope to see various iterations of it in the new yr. Probably an arched doggie doorway or a wavy bench of some form? If you’re looking to include this craze, you can go huge with a Diy arched doorway (it is doable, I’ve noticed it on @dwellaware!) or make a decorative assertion with the warm wave on the Blish Rug by Carret Design
– Vy Yang // Lifestyle Editor


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colorblocking 2022 design trend

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“The artwork of shade blocking – pairing daring, good shades for a graphic and modern-day structure aesthetic – will prosper this yr, and the good news is for style and design lovers in all places, the limitless spectrum of shade presents many chances to participate in with the trend. Little add-ons like this rest room shower curtain, accent pieces like this Heymat rug, or a piece of wall art like this Tom Pigeon print, are all wonderful techniques to commence. My personal most loved? Jillian Rene Decor’s Monochromatic Coloration Block Pillow Handles. I enjoy the minimum style of these covers, and the range of eye-catching shade alternatives guarantees there will be a hue for you. Furthermore, pillow addresses give you the liberty to try the craze on distinctive parts of your household with relieve – rotate the very same cushion from your mattress to your couch, and to an accent chair each time the temper strikes!”
– Alexa Morales // Commerce Editor


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Alexa is commerce editor at Design Milk. She lives in Miami, Florida with her fiancé Alex and retired greyhound, Phoebe. A longtime art and design enthusiast, Alexa’s first stops in any new city are the art museums. When she’s not writing about her favorite DM shop picks, she might be buried in a book, binging reality tv or adventuring around her city with her partner and pup.