Top 7 Interior Design Trends for 2020

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The year 2020 has been full of changes and new standards. A perfect circumstance for upgrading your home’s interior with the most popular and current interior design ideas and trends.

Many people are having more time to spend at home than ever before and taking interior design into their own hands to upgrade their living spaces by themselves. Upgrading your space by yourself is rewarding and offers a lot of benefits versus hiring a professional interior designer. The work you put in finding the perfect items for your design scheme will be rewarding. It really does help to know what design trends are in and which ones are old and outdated.

Here are 7 of the most popular trends in 2020 for interior design to help you get started.


7 Top 2020 Interior Design Trends


Choose 2020 Top Colors

Changing your home’s interior color scheme is one of the best ways to upgrade any living space. While you can choose any color or pattern you want, staying in tune with current trends will keep the rooms in your home looking fresh and up to date. Earth tones are fast emerging as the colors for 2020. Burnt orange, olive green, and yellows are some of the most popular. Keep in mind that color is not limited to walls but can include furniture, wall art, and flooring as well. Find out which color scheme is most suitable for you.

living room featuring burnt orange - 2020 interior design trends - South Bank Tower interior design by Goddard Littlefair
South Bank Tower interior design by Goddard Littlefair

Incorporate Nature

Biophilic design is a 2020 interior design trend that utilizes natural elements such as natural lighting, plants, fountains, stone, and wood. Consider adding living walls, indoor gardens, and fountains to certain areas of your home.

Living wall by Sage Green Life
Living wall by Sage Green Life

Create a Home Office

Working from home is becoming such a huge part of our daily lives. Setting aside a little nook, room or attic space for an office is now more than a luxury but a necessity. 2020s trends for office space doesn’t require an entire room with a desk, file cabinets, and office chairs. Today’s office only needs to be functional and productive.

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Home office design featuring the Exotic Ormolu desk by KOKET

Shop the Look

Bring on the Metal

2020 is definitely a year for mixing and combining metals in decor. Mixing silver, tin, gold, and copper in furniture, art and trim are just a few ways to make metals a statement in your interior design. When mixing metals, try to keep a balance between cool metals, such as aluminum and stainless steel, and warm metals such as brass and copper. 

Sitting room featuring numerous metal finishes including the Enchanted side table by KOKET, interior design by Kris Turnbull
Sitting room featuring numerous metal finishes including the Enchanted side table by KOKET, interior design by Kris Turnbull

Multifunctional Spaces

The year of the multifunctional living spaces has arrived. While rooms are being used for work and learning, the multifunctional space is the most relevant trend for home interior design in 2020. Combining playrooms with children’s rooms or small spaces in dens or family rooms is one trending combination for 2020. Homeowners are also setting aside part of bedrooms, garages, and basements to create workout rooms and exercise spaces. When creating multifunctional spaces, try to incorporate storage that’s practical, appealing, and easy to access.

Home office in a master bedroom designed by Studio L
Home office in a master bedroom designed by Studio L

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Floral Wallpaper

Floral wallpaper has always been a popular choice for home decorating. Today’s floral wallpaper is not the same as your mother’s or grandmother’s. Instead, it offers vibrant colors and contrasting colors with unique and eye-catching patterns. Floral wallpaper can look great in just about every room, including bathrooms, bedrooms, and offices. It can also enhance and showcase your personal style and taste without overpowering a room’s look and feel.

Bedroom design by Lori Morris featuring floral wallpaper
Bedroom design by Lori Morris featuring floral wallpaper

Add Some Contrasting Decor

Contrast is a big interior design trend for 2020. If you’ve always dreamt of a blue kitchen with contrasting yellow tile, then this is the time to make it happen. Contrasting doesn’t have to be limited to paint and wall color. You can contrast with furniture, wall decorations, and color coverings.

Home of Bea Pila-Gonzalez, B. Pila Design Studio
Home of Bea Pila-Gonzalez, B. Pila Design Studio

Taking on a home interior design project on your own can be a very rewarding and beneficial project for 2020. Upgrading your home will not only make it more appealing for your family and guests it can also help to increase your home’s value. Keep in mind that trends come and go so put your personal style into any home decorating project you decide to undertake.


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