Category: Interior Design

Top 3 Interior Design Trends 2020/2021

If you’re one of our followers here at The Interior Design Advocate, you know that this is the time of year where we usually give our peeps a sneak peek into the biggest interior design trends for 2020 / 2021 by way of the Kips Bay Show House in New York City.

However, due to Covid-19, this year’s show house has been postponed until further notice. While the organizers are remaining mum about rescheduling at the moment, we’ll be sure to share any news we hear. Check back on our blog for updates or better yet, join our mailing list.

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4 Top Interior Design Trends for 2020

Sculptural pieces with layers of textures and materials subtly done also further this type of aesthetic, explained Georgina Wood, design director of London-based Taylor Howes Designs. “We’ve had the modern clean look, and maximalism looks incredible, but every day, it can be too much for the eye,” she said. “We are now in between the two: a laid-back luxury with an infusion of vintage and new, and mixes of color,” she said.  

Perhaps the most important aspect of the style is a sense of individualism.

“With the ubiquity of design images online, there’s a greater drive to create a space

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New Trends for Interior Decoration 2020

The end of each season is key in many homes, as the seasonal change motivates the change of cabinets and part of the decoration and accessories of the house. The return of summer is, for example, especially in homes where school-age children or students live, whatever their age, since it involves the classic back-to-school campaign; this moment can even extend to other fields, beyond the educational one. Many people, also adults and those who already move in a professional environment, consider the end of summer almost as the beginning of the year, even more than the month of January. Why

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“Interior design borrows from cultures it finds aesthetically pleasing”

Borrowing aesthetics from a range of cultures masks the lack of racial diversity in interior design and it is now time to change this says Bhavin Taylor.


As a BAME designer, I am well aware of the lack of diversity and the dearth of representation within interior design. The issue is not new and has been going on in our industry for years.

Coming from an Indian background – with its own strong cultural heritage – a creative career is not often understood, nor seen as a stable career path by those around me. Growing up, I was hindered

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The Best Interior Design Trends for 2020

Photo: Laura Resen Photography | Design: Jill Egan Interiors

The word “trend” admittedly isn’t my favourite. I much prefer to design a space that feels classic and will stand the test of time, infusing charm and character at every opportunity. Yet I can’t deny the fact that there are certain themes that come and go over the years, and having my finger on the pulse is imperative. Not only does it help keep things fresh, but being well aware of what’s the hottest of hot each year allows me to ensure that nothing I take on is too “on trend”.

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