Most pinned: 2018 home design trends according to Pinterest
At the start of every new year, trends abound in the world of design, from fashion to home. Many of us resolve to try new things and make a fresh start — and we can all agree there’s no better place to get inspired than Pinterest!
To kick off the year, Pinterest has released its "Pinterest 100," a list of the top trends that emerged on the platform based on user behaviour. And considering that Pinterest offers up over 14 billion ideas, it’s a no-brainer to look to them for ideas. Scroll down to find out which trends topped the list and which ones you might want to try in your own home this year.
Big wall art
Blank walls begone! Fill empty spaces with beautiful, large-scale artwork. Try oversized canvases or add a personal touch by blowing up your own photography, framing and hanging it in a high-traffic room.
If you thought pattern in your home was limited to wallpaper or drapery, think again! Patterned houseplants like the tropical prayer plant or maranta are all the rage. And with all the healthful benefits of houseplants, plus vibrant colour, pattern and texture, it’s not hard to see why!
The notion of mixing metals is not a new one, but it’s one that’s still going strong. Can’t decide between silver or gold? Brass or chrome? A polished or brushed finish? You don't need to be exclusive in your choices. Go ahead and mix metals in your home for a look that’s more casual.