Interior Design Trends to Ditch in 2023

The approaching warmer weather is an excellent opportunity to evaluate your home décor and make some changes. Interior design trends are constantly evolving, and it’s important to keep your home looking its best because it’s what will make you feel your best when you’re in it.

With so many new design ideas emerging every day, it can be challenging to know where to start. Though, one thing is for sure; it’s time to say goodbye to some interior design trends that have overstayed their welcome.

By bidding adieu to these outdated trends, you’ll be able to create a space that feels more reflective of your unique style and personality. Embracing new design ideas and trends can be exciting and rewarding, and it’s an excellent way to give your home a fresh new look. However, we always steer clients towards making selections that stand the test of time.

“Trendy” is fleeting and you’re sure to remodel/redecorate every few years as the trends come and go. Timeless design will continue to be impactful for decades.

Here are some trends you’re sure to see less of in the months to come.

All-White Interiors

If you’ve been following interior design trends, you’ve probably noticed that all-white interiors have been hugely popular for several years now. And it’s not hard to see why – they look clean, modern, and elegant. It’s time to shake things up and introduce some color into your home.

One of the biggest drawbacks of an all-white interior is that it can become monotonous and lack personality. It’s easy for a space to feel sterile and uninviting when there’s no color to create depth or contrast. Incorporating color into your home doesn’t mean you need to abandon the all-white trend altogether. In fact, adding some color can make an all-white space feel more inviting and less clinical. It’s all about finding the right balance between white and color, and creating a space that feels warm, welcoming, and uniquely yours.

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Interior design trends to ditch include all white living room.  Sofa is plush and tufted with white throw pillows.  Armchairs are also white with white throw pillows.
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Open Shelving

This has been a huge trend in interior design for several years now, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a great way to display your favorite items and can make a space feel more open and airy. While open shelving may look great in photos, we can agree there needs to be consideration for more practical storage solutions.

One of the biggest drawbacks of open shelving is that it can quickly become cluttered and overwhelming. It’s easy to accumulate too many items on your shelves, making your space feel cluttered and disorganized. Dust and debris can also accumulate on the exposed items, making it difficult to keep everything clean and tidy.

Another interior design trend to stop is an all white kitchen designed with open shelving units flanking the hood above the stove.  All cabinetry is shaker style with brass hardware.
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The simplicity of this design style can create a sense of calm and order, and it’s a great way to make a small space feel more spacious, but the time has come to embrace a more eclectic and personalized approach to your home décor.

Adding texture, color, and pattern to your space makes it feel more inviting and welcoming. It’s an excellent way to add personality and character to your surroundings. Whether you prefer bold colors and patterns or more subtle textures, there are many different ways to incorporate these elements into your design. Adding a cozy throw or a plush rug can create a warm and inviting atmosphere, while patterned curtains or pillows can add visual interest to your space. Color is another important element to consider. While white and neutral tones can be calming, incorporating pops of color can make your space feel more lively and vibrant.

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Living room designed in minimalist design style. In the layout is a clean sofa and a coffee table with no accessorizing in the room.
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Lastly, don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns and textures. Combining different textures and patterns will create a layered space that looks curated. Just be sure to balance it out with some more neutral elements to avoid overwhelming your design.

Accent Walls

This one has been around for over a decade. It’s not hard to see the appeal, but it’s been overdone. Instead of the traditional accent wall, consider adding interest to your entire room with wallpaper or textured finishes. Wallpaper has made a huge comeback in recent years, and there are so many different options to choose from. Whether you prefer bold and bright patterns or more subtle textures, there’s a wallpaper out there that can help you achieve the look you want.

Another great way to add interest to your walls is through the use of art and decor. Instead of focusing on a single accent wall, consider creating a gallery wall or a collection of art pieces that can be displayed throughout the room.

Farmhouse design bedroom with a black accent wall, a queen sized bed, medium tone nightstands over a neutral area rug.  Above the bed is shelving with artwork.
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Industrial Design

The use of raw materials, exposed pipes and brick walls, and the utilitarian elements certainly has a unique and edgy look. Instead of the harsh and cold look this style evokes however, consider incorporating warmer and cozier elements into your space.

Using materials like wood, natural fibers, and soft textures can create a more inviting and comfortable atmosphere. Add warmth through the use of woolen blankets, soft cotton throw pillows, plush rugs or fluffy blankets. All of these elements will soften the hard edges of industrial design.

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Industrial design style dining and living room with a brick wall and exposed, dark pipes.  In the middle of the room is a wood table surrounded by 4 chairs. Cold stark flooring.
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No matter the trends out there looming all over Pinterest and Instagram, it’s important to remember that your home should be a reflection of your personality and taste. While following trends can be fun, it’s essential to incorporate your own unique style into your home décor. Experiment with different styles and ideas to help discover what works best for you!

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