The hottest trends, the latest fashions. It’s always fun to see what’s on the horizon of interior decor. Our design experts came together to give you a sneak peak at the most popular style trends for 2016. If you’re in the middle of a design dilemma, or you just want to refresh some aspects of your home, you’ve got to see what’s going to top the charts.
On-trend Fabrics: Textures, Patterns & Stylish Prints
One of the hottest style trends this year is the immersion of custom fabrics that speak volumes of style and design details. From pillows to upholstery, and from window treatments to bedding, the accents in your home bring texture and dimension to the space. It’s instant style and just the right pop of color. The textures of fabrics, especially with the subtlety of monochromatic details, adds a sophisticated look to your home. We love the way Hunter Douglas has brought this into the custom design of your window shades, like the gorgeous look of the Duette Macon fabric. It’s statement-making at the window, but the soft look doesn’t overwhelm the space.
It’s All About Gray.
You can’t talk about style trends without the color gray. Everyone in the design world is crazy about the versatility of this shade–from graceful hues to bold charcoals. There is so much you can do with gray–it’s a perfect backdrop for your home, but the accents are striking, as well. Why has gray taken over interior design? It simply goes with everything. Textures look amazing with gray. Colors mingle well–no matter which one you choose to pair it with. Gray can be casual, distressed, rustic. Gray can also be airy, soft, sophisticated. It’s all about your personal style choices that bring the whole look together. Hunter Douglas has carried this most-popular color into your customization, by adding fabrics and materials that complete the look. Our NewStyle shutters are now available in Urban Gray, sure to be on everyone’s wish list this year. And the range of fabric choices you have will add dimension and beauty at your windows.
Design Meets Function.
One movement that has struck interior design is how important the balance is between fashion and function. Style trends are showing that people want to work smarter, not harder. Coming into play are beautiful pieces in the home that serve more than one purpose. Furniture with added storage, smart organization in the mudroom–it’s the features and upgrades that make something sought-after. We love how Hunter Douglas has brought smart features to the forefront of their design. We know how important style is, but the user experience of products is what improves your lifestyle. Features like child safe operating features, top down shades and blackout options create the ideal customization to meet your family’s needs. These are style trends we are happy to deliver!
Technology Is Taking Over–And We Love It.
Speaking of the “Work Smarter” movement, one of the hottest style trends in home design is automation. Can you think back to a time before smart phones and touch-of-a-button control? Yeah, let’s not go there. With the hustle and bustle of today’s fast-paced world, one could lose their mind without the automated control available today. From the digital thermostats to wifi control of water heaters, whole house automation is the answer to a lifestyle of ease and convenience. But–the amount of control you have can also start to overwhelm you. There’s so many options–and we have one more! Our motorized shades provide the ultimate control of light control, privacy, energy efficiency and UV protection. You can set schedules, save favorite scenes and adjust them from anywhere in the world. To make your home automation control easier, Hunter Douglas has teamed up with a number of smart home integration systems. These systems bring your home automation into one easy control center.
Loving These Style Trends?
We are, too. And we’d love to help you bring them into your home. With a wide range of custom fabrics to heighten the design of your home and furnishings, you can let your personal style shine. The features and upgrades that have been added to the design details of our window treatments will make you smile all day, every day. Contact our team, at One Stop Decorating, in the Kansas City area, for a free, in-home consultation. Or, stop into one of our four area showrooms!