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    A Secret Interior Design Trick: Wallpapering a Closet

    WANT TO GIVE your décor a pop of personality that is both discrete and powerful? Take wallpaper inside your closet, a favorite interior-designer trick that’s playful, surprising and easy on the budget. You do still have to consider the context, however. When adding a motif to a room, Jewel Marlowe, a Washington, D.C., interior designer and DIYer, categorizes patterns into stripes, dots, watercolors, organic and geometric. “If my closet is in a striped room, for example, I would choose a dot, watercolor, organic or geometric with a different scale for my closet for more visual interest.” Here, some other particulars. The Appeal Closets are, surprisingly, among Jewel Marlowe’s favorite spots…

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    Interior Design Trends 2022: Experts Share What’s in This Year

    “As a textile fanatic and color maven, revamping fabrics is where I feel you get most bang. My son Otis has added mohairs and velvets alongside his elegant linens at @otistextiles. I’ve been working in Scotland on some colorful tartans, crushed velvets and large patterned prints to celebrate 2022, the 25th year of my textile line.” -Kathryn M. Ireland Marloe Marloe Lucie glazed ceramic vase Revival Ehlias hand-knotted shag rug Dual-Purpose Rooms “As we get into another year of COVID variants, our living spaces continue to double as our work rooms, which is the new normal. The kitchen continues as the conference room and The Farmhouse Table is the new…

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    This Is What Your Home Could Look Like in 2022, According to Interior Designers

    Chad Mellon via Lindye Galloway Home design trends are constantly changing, and one never really knows what the trends will be until we’re in the thick of it. Luckily, we know a few tastemakers, who have an insight into what the future holds in terms of home design. From bright interiors to how your bathroom is going to change, here are five design trends to expect for 2022. Bright Walls Look for 2022 to bring in a host of bold, patterned wall coverings (or at the very least, something more than your average beige) like this bathroom from Lindye Galloway. Chad Mellon Say goodbye to boring — boring colors, that…

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    12 Top Interior Design Trends of 2022

    Amanda Anderson Photography; Interior design: Marie Cloud As the year winds down, there’s nothing more fun for us home editors than asking our favorite interior designers to predict the home design trends that we can expect to see in the months ahead. When it came to home decor in 2021, it was all about blending style and practicality as we all continued to spend more time in our homes — upgrades like self-cleaning bidets made bathrooms feel more luxurious while rooms filled with geometric accents gave us something interesting to look at each day. But what’s ahead in 2022? We checked in with some of the most talented designers in…

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    The Top 9 Interior Design Trends for 2022

    IMPERFECTIONISTS, REJOICE. Sean Scherer and other professionals in the realm of aesthetics see interior design embracing flaws in 2022. The founder of curiosity shop Kabinett & Kammer, in Franklin, N.Y., cites a surging interest in chipped and crazed ironstone china as an example. “In the past, people wanted pure white and pristine,” he said. Now his customers are hankering for the opposite—a “timeworn and cozy feel.” Sleek, mass-made items and chilly finishes like glass are being ghosted. Instead, people are gravitating toward handmade finishes, plantlike paint colors and friendly architectural curves. “We are dying for warmth, coziness and colors that make us feel grounded,” said Los Angeles designer Peti Lau,…

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    8 Interior Design Trends Pros Are Eager to Leave Behind in 2022

    “Banal in both exterior and interior, the vaguely barn-like structures with all-white walls, black windows, bleached wide-oak flooring, and abstracted greige carpets inspired by the galaxy or jellyfish or other sea life in mauve-y, earthy color schemes. They look like depressing medical scans. Also, the black-and-white photography on the walls of horses, or sad gray days at the beach!” —Patrick Mele, Patrick Mele It’s time to bid farewell to white and bright palettes, Mandy Cheng says. Photo: Wongsakorn Dulyavit/Getty Images “Safe” color palettes “Bold colors, layers, patterns, and sumptuous textiles are fighting the previously popular white and bright color palettes, and I love it. I’m ready for the light and…

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