The world has so many different cultural influences on design. We usually look at what trends in design as most influential in the United States today; however, the world is full of design. We took a look at various countries and examined what design styles are trending right now. Follow this series to see what interior design styles are trending around the world as you may be surprised to learn what your neighboring country love to use in design. Let’s get started!
Australia – A Splash of Color
Australia is a very wealthy country with a low poverty rate. The Color of the Year, Living Coral, was highly influenced by Australia’s coral reefs. In fact, since it is a very large country, many trends are generating throughout the land. Right now, we are seeing more color being added to spaces through the use of décor. Also, gold is trending as an accent for drawer hardware, door handles, and trim. You would not be surprised to see pastel colors being added to many homes, keeping them lively and colorful!
Brazil – Cement Tiles
Cement tiles are decorative tiles, typically with unique patterns to them. Their designs alone can feel whimsical and eclectic, yet when all put together can add a classy look to an atmosphere. Today, it is becoming more and more popular to add hydraulic tiles to design in Brazil.
Canada – Rustic
Canada is a vast country stretching over 5,500 miles. Generally, Canada has colder weather, which can lead to spending a lot of time indoors. Rustic design is a very cozy, and nature-influenced design. We continue to see rustic design thriving throughout Canadian interior design since homeowners tend to spend a lot of time inside of their homes.
Denmark – Hygge with Greenery
Denmark is known to be the happiest place on earth, which may contribute to there sense of hygge. Hygge is a Danish word for well-being embedded into your lifestyle. They bring this into their home design by grounding their design in comfort. You can also help create this sense of happiest in your home by adding outdoor elements. This is why Denmark’s design is flowing with greenery and hygge in every aspect!
England – Elegant and Modern Collide
This eclectic styling is becoming very popular in England right now. England has been rooted in a very traditional and elegant style for many years; however, we are beginning to see the youth put their influence while keeping many conventional stylings. This design has already started to create a very eclectic style in England to-date.
Are you surprised by some of the trending design styles in other countries? Be sure to share your thoughts below in the comment section, and make sure to check out the rest of the series to discover more trends. Thanks for reading!