Our Editors’ Favorite Modern Design Trends for 2022

Our Editors’ Favorite Modern Design Trends for 2022

2022 is officially here, and while we may possibly however be dating files with 2021 for the upcoming couple of weeks (or months) a new course of contemporary design traits has arrived to remind us that time is in truth going forwards and we’re not trapped in a 2020 loop, even if it does really feel that way at times. From jewel tones and checker print to organic textures and craft, there’s no lack of design and style developments to play with this yr – but if you discover yourself unsure about where to begin, the Structure Milk editors are sharing their top design trends for 2022 along with fashionable decor picks to experiment with at household!

biophilic design trends

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“With all the time used indoors these earlier few years, it is no surprise that biophilic structure – a layout principle centered on bringing mother nature indoors – is trending for 2022. Whilst biophilic layout has been popular within architecture for yrs, we’ll be observing much more property furnishings and decor goods sprout (no pun intended) up all around the strategy this year, which signifies every person can encounter the restorative advantages of mother character at residence. Experiment with indirect all-natural features by incorporating all-natural styles, materials, 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 negligible fuss – its water reservoir keeps vegetation hydrated at their own tempo for weeks – and it has a present day aesthetic that’ll enhance any decor style”
– Alexa Morales // Commerce Editor


modern maximalism design trend for 2022

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“Minimalism always would seem to be on pattern but in recent moments maximalism has been mounting to the leading. Most likely it’s for the reason that we’ve all been caught inside of our properties for the duration of this in no way-ending pandemic and we’re craving something extra – daring shades, repeating styles, geometric designs, etcetera. – everything to make our eyes dance close to and be pleased as we continue to be inside of and stare at our similar four partitions. This Optical Movement Throw Blanket from DittoHouse is the fantastic case in point with its juxtaposing diagonal traces in 4 colours that produce an optical illusion. It’d be a brilliant, bold, and tremendous enjoyment addition to any couch!”
– Caroline Williamson // Editorial Director


oversized everything design trend for 2022

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“Oversized almost everything has been getting momentum not too long ago, and I couldn’t really like the trend extra! Right after the past couple yrs we’ve knowledgeable, and now getting in the center of winter, it all just feels really comforting and lighthearted. Two items I consider most of us would not thoughts acquiring a little bit much more of in our lives. Apart from what may possibly appear to be like the clear alternatives of overstuffed and exaggerated furniture, there are also some other delicate methods to bring the trend into your room. A couple tips that appear to brain are Cloudnola’s Screw Up Hook Set and Bendo’s CLIP Wall Hook – both equally suitable for maintaining winter coats off of the flooring and normal litter in order whilst creating a solid visual assertion. I also require to point out a personal most loved: Poketo’s Spectrum Wall Planner. I’m someone who writes every little thing down and wants to see ahead weeks at a time, and the simple graphic structure of this massive calendar helps make an oversized, valuable effects.”
– Kelly Beal // Senior Editor


wavy curved design 2022 design trends

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“The wavy + curved development is really getting a second proper now, and it does not appear to be going anyplace. Arched doorways, chairs with curved backrests, squiggle candlesticks, rounded sofas, concrete tiles with wavy patterns, arched headboards for beds – there is no lack of waves and curves in the style world! I personally love this trend and hope to see diverse iterations of it in the new 12 months. Maybe an arched doggie door or a wavy bench of some type? If you’re looking to include this craze, you can go big with a Do-it-yourself arched doorway (it’s probable, I have seen it on @dwellaware!) or make a decorative statement with the warm wave on the Blish Rug by Carret Design and style
– Vy Yang // Life-style Editor


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colorblocking 2022 design trend

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“The artwork of coloration blocking – pairing daring, good shades for a graphic and fashionable style aesthetic – will thrive this 12 months, and fortuitously for design and style enthusiasts everywhere, the limitless spectrum of color provides a great number of alternatives to enjoy with the trend. Smaller accessories like this toilet shower curtain, accent items like this Heymat rug, or a piece of wall artwork like this Tom Pigeon print, are all good ways to begin. My personal beloved? Jillian Rene Decor’s Monochromatic Coloration Block Pillow Covers. I adore the minimum design and style of these handles, and the assortment of eye-catching coloration selections guarantees there will be a hue for you. In addition, pillow handles give you the flexibility to attempt the pattern on different places of your home with relieve – rotate the very same cushion from your mattress to your sofa, and to an accent chair anytime 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.