This time, we will try to explore and predict the upcoming trends in interior design based on the analysis of colors and shapes that we discover in designers discover our attention over the years.
In today’s life, it is not just a fondness to compose a living environment that not only uses trendy and aesthetic materials, but also those that can be recycled and reused, but it also becomes a responsibility. Without contradicting the two human aspirations – the pursuit of artistic, luxurious and stylish expression and admiration for nature and organic tactile sensations, we will, recyclable upcoming trends in mobile and transforming furniture compositions and natural materials and of course the little ones to introduce urban Rooms create ideas with theirs multifunctional “And intelligent shapes>. Or, in other words, anything that keeps the high artistic standards in harmony with nature.
The trend to luxurious and rich expression is evident when it comes to soft seating – sofas, armchairs and ottomans – they are all big, soft and envelop the body in velvet and round shapes. The designers usually combine them with marble cladding and surfaces, glass structures and furniture, and aristocratic non-ferrous metals: brass, copper, silver or gold gloss.
Although luxury is a constant trend for many brands. Innovation research and inspiration leads to exciting and lasting discoveries in the furniture creation scene – the 3D printing comes to mind. Practical, flexible and easily integrated into the dynamic modern life flow, the contemporary 3D creations also add value. Some design studios and artists that we will introduce to you are using sustainable bio-plastics to create their 3D project. Others recycle and recycle domestic plastic waste, but in any case they show that art and contemporary furniture design can also be respectful to the planet.
Apart from these fresh, innovative elements, the traditional organic materials do not lose their value: wood, glass, stone are still an excellent choice for the designers. The innovation here comes from the strength and durability of the materials. Lately, the glass is so durable that whole furniture is made of it, or it is used as a stable base for heavy marble slabs. The presence of terrazzo and terracotta is also a trend in material composition.
Do not miss the “retro trend” it is still trendy. And we will take a close look. Many designers stay focused and inspired by the retro feel. So, yes, we still need the warmth, softness and glitter of the Disco Vibe. And last but not least, we will examine the fascinating nomadic lifestyle, the flexible and flexible furniture and, of course, the small, urban houses that inspire the imagination and creativity of designers. These are the dynamic segments and the core of our 2021 furniture trends research. Come, let’s explore them.
The ever-changing conditions and dynamic nature of modern life challenge the search for alternative housing options, inspire flexibility and modular furniture design, and invoke the moving world. The nomadic life may be part of urban culture or may be a search for temporary accommodation such as travelers and explorers lifestyle, holiday apartments or disaster relief. In every way, the choice of life is part of every culture or society. The growth of cities and suburbs makes many people wonder what the most attractive way to live is. Nomadic architecture and design seeks to satisfy the flexible life choices, mobility and dynamics of life, and to celebrate the freedom of expression and complexity of life and artistic creations.
This is a sculpturally impressive and functionally fascinating creation by DUS Architects. They used sustainable bioplastic to create the 3D Print Urban Cabin, which can be used as a solution for temporary housing or emergency shelters, and when materials that are no longer needed can be disbanded and almost completely reused.
This eco-friendly outdoor seating for ECO-oh! is created by Studio Segers. The designers had found a way to make household plastic waste such as yoghurt pots, butter pots and plastic bags a flexible, durable and artistic solution for garden furniture.
The expressive modular H-Bench consists of two components, with and without backrests, connected in a variety of ways, resulting in endless configurations. You can create a stool, a chair, a bench, a sofa or any combination as small or as big as you like – enjoy as a co-creator of your outdoor area!
Here, 3D printing technologies are used to create fully customizable and sustainable soils. Aectual designers turned recycled bio-plastic material into scaffolding and then a mix of recycled granite or marble to fill in the remaining space. The system is suitable for projects of all sizes – from tailor-made flooring in the loft flagship store in Tokyo, Japan, to the design of Amsterdam airport floors.
Furniture Design Trends for 2021 – Multifunctional and compact furniture
We have prepared for you three iconic examples of contemporary furniture creations demonstrating multifunctionality, flexibility and artistic reconstruction of ethnic inspiration with innovative materials. All of these events possess the flexible and innovative features necessary for their implementation in small spaces and dynamic lifestyle.
This creation by Taiwanese designer Laurel Hwang, called Plier, is a multifunctional piece of furniture with a light, modernist silhouette that acts as an artistic room divider in open lofts for privacy or as a trendy bar installation for a gathering of friends. The piece of furniture features a perforated, translucent pattern plate that can form a spatial boundary, and a contemporary frame of hydraulic pistons located in telescopic poles that allow the item to be easily transformed into a trendy desktop installation.
Paper sheets and resin form the unique creation of Heatherwick Studio, the Friction Table, the furniture that can adapt to different spaces and needs. The lattice form of this elegant and unique piece of furniture extends to both large and small groups of people and offers a variety of shapes, from oval to oblong and multifunctional spaces.
According to the designers, the unusual nature of the material for the ingenious creation of this flexiblemid-twentieth-century table was originally developed for industrial purposes, now it is setting the trend with its unique qualities and expression.
The creation of a stackable suite of four stools and a tray with a silhouette that combines their ethnic inspiration with contemporary elegance. Made of different materials: iron, copper, linen to elegant, woven forms, the designers have left a space for the personal decisions of the owner, different forms of stools create another totem, if the pieces of furniture are not needed, can be stacked on the top of each other.
The dynamic interior design possibilities of this artistic and beautiful creation are also inspired by the traditional Jewish-Yemeni culture – local crafts such as filigree craftsmanship and traditional embroidery in unique clothing serve as inspiration and guidelines for the creation of this flexible contemporary piece of furniture.
Trendy interior design materials and finishes
The renowned designer Patricia Urquiola created the Liquefy collection of hardened, extra-light glass with faded and irregular decorations on the marble veins remember. The elegant set of high and low oval tables on asymmetric legs is dynamic and charming – the vein patterns seem to flow with the shifting of the viewing angles. Excellent complement to any sensual and dynamic contemporary interior design.
Another glass inspired coffee tables with a blown glass base and tops painted in back, stone, joined together by a metal bezel. This collection, called Lands, is a beautiful and expressive interior element. Introduced into the modern interior, the tables can be arranged individually or in combination. The seemingly random colors, shapes and textures of the tabletops are inspired by the aerial photographs of rural areas, which are dynamically arranged and characterized by the different types of management.
A collection inspired by the earth again – the Tectonic Tables. This iconic creation features a dynamic set of three marble-clad tables that can move closer or farther apart, like the fluid movements of the earth tectonic plates. This chic composition by the renowned Belgian stone manufacturer Vandenweghe also features trendy brass legs that add a jazzy touch to the luxurious feel of the marble tops. The dynamic nature of this composition also includes the ability to adapt the table to different layouts and also arrange them separately.
Marble remains trendy in the design scene, though some designers are inspired to find a casual and easy way to use this acclaimed and luxurious material. The collaboration between Note Design Studio and Norm Architects created unique and expressive patch tables made from leftover marble pieces arranged in a dynamic, circular collection of removable tabletops that can be doubled into trays. This flexible multifunctionality, combined with the simple elegance of the design, the intelligent use of materials – elegant and slender steel frame, reinforces the contemporary expression of the marble patchwork.
The dynamic and fascinating nature of terrazzo brings this complex material back to unexpected and hot trends. This durable material has been used for centuries mainly in architectural structures as flooring or paneling, but now it is making a comeback in a significant artistic manner. A composite material made by mixing marble, granite, quartz, or glass shards into a cement or epoxy resin binder. The Terrazzo proves to be flexible enough and sustainable enough to be used in many design items and elements: from 3D printing floors up to small decor details lighting solutions. The terrazzo is here to stay, and it offers an excellent variety of colors, textures and applications.
The Dutch company Aectual has developed an innovative technology for 3D printing floors, where recycled or bio-plastic and giant robotic 3D printers form the framework of the floors, which are then filled with various terrazzo mixtures. This technique allows for an endless variety of colors, shapes and patterns – a complete customization for your floors. According to the designers, the resulting floors are of high quality and wear-resistant. Thanks to the use of recycled and environmentally friendly materials, the soil should also produce little or no waste.
Thanks to the inventive imagination of contemporary designers and new technology advantages, the terrazzo is no longer confined to floors and walls; It has also taken over furniture and lighting solutions! China-based Bentu ‘s Tu Lamps recycled waste plant uses various terrazzo colors from Guangzhou. Stylish and very trendy, these lamps and their artistic input are a fascinating addition to any decor.
Another traditional material that finds new, creative ways to express ceramics, more specifically, the red brick revolves around a big comeback in the design scene. Something to keep an eye on. To create this beautiful and unique house that blurs the boundaries between open and closed (aiming not only at the openness of the interior spaces of the house to the surrounding gardens, but also at a dynamic play of bricks patterns that introduces air and sculpture ) Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo went to Puebla (a city known for its pottery) to bring a bespoke red stone in four different sizes.
Searching for a balance between openness and closeness, intertwined herringbone patterns on the sidewalks and the organic and linear character of the wooden structures, the architects use these two basic materials to achieve an extraordinary wealth of sound, texture and depth of perception.
The Spaniards took the farmhouse to the New World, and Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo took the concept to a higher level of sophistication, adding a range of organic materials and a very trendy approach to exploring the infinite possibilities of ceramic textures used.
In the Schlickeysen furniture system, the vaulted ceramic vaults are supported by a metal frame with a contemporary, dynamic expression. Thanks to their standardized size, a wide variety of settings can be configured – picnic tables, continuous benches, grandstands, topographies and many other typologies can be achieved by placing the metal columns and ceramic vaults only as a horizontal surface. The Enormous studio initiated the research, from the Schlickeysen is the first prototype, with the aim of promoting the use of industrialized ceramics in contemporary furniture solutions and outdoor design and diversify.
The bold and confident mood that comes from the vibrant colors and shapes inspired by the Seventies, boho chic and retro glamor are trends that can easily be translated into the dynamic interior design of today. So the retro inspiration is visible everywhere, if you look at the trendy design scene. Some elements and key pieces have to be made, their era defining shapes, their structural feel and color richness, and of course the unique lighting plans and lampshades are also quite characteristic and can shift the entire decor display within a very short time. So, where do you want to go if you’re looking for a touch of grandeur and unique 70s shapes? We have selected some strong examples.
At the Ambiente, the Frankfurt trade fair, British designer Bethan Gray has created a café decor with fantastic colors, shapes and elements, inspired by the beach and beach flair, with a distinctive retro flair. The intriguing symmetry, rich textures, and mumbled colors combine to create a revitalizing harmony that embodies the specific energy of Cafe Jade Serenity. The exquisite material palate – Italian veneer, inlaid and solid brass, which are applied by master craftsmen, and cooperation with the notable Shamsian Collection make this dynamic decor to something that is not lacking in search of inspiration must,
Renowned Italian brand Moroso also offers contemporary pleasure with a unique expression inspired by the tactile sensation, colors and gadget details of an earlier era. Carpets “One or the Other” for cc-tapis by Alex Proba.
Together with the fashion brand Diesel they created a “collection of casual and comfortable products”, which also includes the iconic Assembly Sofa made of dynamically contradictory plush velvet and industrial screws. The timeless interior composition by Spotti Milano Whit is a refined material and a composition of colors that combine textures and shapes in harmonious elegance. Another great example of vintage shine and modern clean lines.
Another fascinating element is the Gelosia screen. The bottle green aspects of the décor provide the composition with a rich structural feel: from the metal mesh to the luxurious velvet of beetle chairs. The iconic Gubi Round Table, illuminated by the sleek design of the Mobile Chandelier 8 by Michael Anastassiades, completes the intriguing interior.
Space combines bold contemporary solutions with retro intimations and unexpected materials such as Viennese straw and wicker, and vivid patterns contrast the monochrome elements. Inspired by nature and its reflections (beautiful old trees that are visible through large windows, floral patterned wallpaper throughout, and abundance of greenery), the apartment interior features intriguing and artistic details, unique pieces of furniture and such an important color palette that your space Imagination stimulates and will not let go.
The key design factors are bold colors in retro tones: bespoke carpentry, a series of eccentric materials and, of course, the intriguing black metal frame system that runs through the entire apartment, breaking through the vertical volumes and supporting the lighting. Vintage pieces of furniture: some owned, some custom-made by the architects (like kitchen brass laminate and lacquered wood cabinets) compose an ambience of unique charm and undeniable value. Trendy materials: like the beautiful terrazzo flooring, the colored glass partitions and metal grilles only enhance the strong visual impact of this intricate and stylish interior.
As we shared with you before global trends demand innovative, intelligent and flexible solutions to urban living conditions, the fact is that in recent years more and more people are living in cities than in smaller settlements. The limited urban space requires ever smaller forms of housing, but this does not mean that compromises should be made with the quality and style of life. It offers the opportunity for creative and unexpected ideas that lead to new trends and artistic solutions in the design and architecture scene. And flexibility is the key to this – flexibility of furniture and room arrangements, flexibility of imagination.
Jazzing up the concrete box of this project proves that even space-limited spaces in the urban jungle of concrete can be flexible and entertaining. Wei Yi International Design Associates’ architects offer sliding panels, moveable furniture and walls, and hidden compartments, providing open space or privacy when needed. The circles of the big bucket, which penetrate from the upper floor, become an artistic installation that dominates the decor and gives it the illusory feeling, so big that a huge art installation can be inserted, but we usually do not use blankets. t we?
By combining flexible structural arrangements, vibrant and vivid colors with the purity and simplicity of the concrete’s expression, and the contemporary minimalism of the decor, the designers achieved an exciting and dynamic spatial configuration in this dull and stereotypical concrete frame. The multifunctionality of the large center piece of furniture meets the ingenious flexibility of the room dividers and enables a variety of modern life combinations.
This small, 34-square-meter studio apartment is spacious, light and airy thanks to the bright architectural layout of the wooden sash windows, the powerful wavy shape of the ceiling above the cave-like bedroom and the elegant color scheme and minimalist furniture compositions. The herringbone pattern of the umbrellas, combined with the irregular cube of the space and the dominant elongated forms accentuated on the premises, create a dynamic contemporary expression for the entire design.
The modernist and bright expression of these modular furniture structures belongs to the Portuguese practice Waataa. They added the two brightly colored modules of this urban arrangement to define specific areas within the open space. Another ingenious design solution: The fold-out pieces of furniture integrated in the modules and walls further enhance the space savings and the clear, minimalist look of the design.
The modular segments, accentuated by bold color accents in the background of minimalist whiteness, house the kitchen area and the bedroom, both with a strong artistic and sculptural presence. The incorporation of folding furniture into contemporary design compositions is not only a space-saving mechanism, but also a fun and functional addition to any dynamic townhouse.
Millennial Pink has lost, it’s cool. Prepare for the return of red. Colors bring life and character to any interior.
Their choice, implication and intensity create the fundamental sensory feeling of space and, together with the tactile sensations, form the uniqueness of the atmosphere. If you observe the trends in color usage in the global interior design scene, you can say that the recent hot Millennial Pink is losing its bottom and the red wave is coming.
Jane Boddy, designer and trend researcher, says that red and purple are becoming increasingly popular over the coming season, especially considering the high street and some oriental décor. The polarity of this trend, the spectrum between red and purple and the hues in between, can satisfy a wide range of tastes and aesthetic searches.
The Israeli architects Pitsou Kedem, together with Irene Goldberg and Sigal Baranowitz, created the air magic of Ya Pan Bistro. Mesh screens in contrasting colors hang above the industrial vibe pedestal of the steel structures. The natural, tasty sweet color variations between strawberry red, but also raspberry red to blueberry blue will have a strong presence in the design scene in the coming seasons.
The deeper variations of the colors bring warmth and characteristic strong statement to the decor composition. The game in the red-violet spectrum is very sensual. The polarity of the emerging trend – the bold statement of the bold red and the muted style of the blubber-inspired hues can satisfy a great versatility of tastes – from the seeker to strong sensations and invigorating experiences to those who prefer the quieter and gentler expressions for her ambience.
Deep and rich, a new blue-green trend appears at the crime scene. With more sophisticated emanation and brighter presence than its pastel counterparts, the full-blooded blue-green trend is the next accent. The natural tones that infuse the houses with soothing, grounded vibes will quietly enhance the virtual in any premise.