With chemicals in materials, fixtures and products in the home increasing over the past 20 years, our living spaces have become significantly less healthy. However, the growth of the “raw” lifestyle movement has brought with it the return to sustainable practices and chemical-free living as we begin to recognize the effect our choice of materials has on our well-being. Several studies backed by science have proven that homes that incorporate natural design principles have wide-ranging benefits, from improving sleep to reducing stress and anxiety.
Now more than ever, our homes are the most important place in our lives. As we aim to create a refuge from the pandemic, it is here that we relax, work and spend time with loved ones. This year’s design trends are being guided by a combination of comfort, practicality and beauty encapsulated by a renewed focus on personalization. When updating your space, you will, of course, be guided by your own tastes and preferences; however, if you, like us, are inspired by beautiful things, then continue reading to learn how to create the perfect welcoming interior!
The walls were an often-overlooked part of our homes. Then along came the pathbreaking accent wall. From there to gallery walls and now the basket wall was a natural transition.