Trends in interior design are cyclical and unfortunately no trend everlasting holds. With that in mind, we have decided to ask the experts which outdated interior design trends they think we will say goodbye in 2019. If their predictions are good, the new year seems to be an opportunity for some great style shakes. Keep reading to find out which of your favorite trends are out and that are still going well.
"Although there has been a bit of a fad in the color gray, I think this is likely to decrease and it will stay that way for some time The sometimes dull color palette of a gray room does not work as well as it used to."
– Charlie Worrall, designer, NGI Design
Although it may be hard to believe that the era of "gray-everything" comes to an end, it is finally happening. In 2019, people long for neutrals with more personality. If you are looking for a neutral that will please the crowd in the new year, go for warmer brown and brown. Alternatively, a stark white can also be used to create a look that is still on-trend.
Furniture with metal accent
"A house we can say goodbye is furniture with metal accents, gold and silver sofas and accent chairs are exchanged for jewelery in suede and velvet.We still see a presence of metal in tabletop decor, but it disappears from furniture trends."
– Erin Fausel, Lifestyle Blogger at
Like it or not, metallics seem to have fallen out of favor. When collecting quotations for this message, we received several comments about only rose gold. If you want to replace your metal parts for something that is more up to date, we advise you to opt for natural materials. Especially green and sustainable design has recently gained popularity.
Moroccan and tropical design
"There are tropical and Moroccan themes, which tend not to last long, so it's no surprise that they will be overtaken by people like Dutch House and color blocking in 2019."
– Nicola Croughan, Interior Designer, Blinds Direct
As Nicola says, it is no surprise that tropical and Moroccan looks will decrease in popularity in 2019. Trends such as this offer such a specific aesthetic that they often do not last long. Next year you should be looking for the exchange of your tropical accessories for solid colored items in bold tones and jewelery tones.
"The industrial look was this year at the end of the tail.What we see coming from this shift is clean and modern.You can make a house on style to have clean, modern and a bit of personality and therefore we think we will style preference. "
– Debi Davis, Owner, Debi Davis Interior Design
Although the industrial design trend has served us well in recent years, we see some people moving in a warmer direction. Nowadays, instead of migrating to a sharper aesthetic such as industrial design, if you want to be in the trend, you have to follow Mrs Davis's advice and go to styles that allow for more self-expression. For example, maximization is a great way to embrace newer looks.