Interior Design Trends for Fall 2021 and Beyond
Yahoo came out with “7 Interior Design Trends That Will Be Huge This Fall (Plus Two That Should Be Packed Away with The Beach Chairs” last week and we couldn’t help but breakdown what we’re seeing in Asheville, NC that relate to their predictions. May of design trends this fall are going to lean earthy, organic, cozy, and warm. Below we break down the trends they foresee being a hit and our take on the trend as builders working closely with clients and interior designers.
1. Warm, Earthy Neutrals
We think this one might be around to stay. Big time designers like Shea McGee and Lauren Liess have been leaders of this style for many years now and people are finally catching on. Stark contrasts have given way to softer, more subtle colors and fabrics. If this style speaks to you, check out Down to Earth (Laid-back Interiors for Modern Living) by Lauren Liess. You’ll find great ideas and the photos in it are drool-worthy.
Our take: As a mountain custom home builder in Asheville, we love this style. It works well in so many different styles of homes. We’ve always love the warmth that wood and natural materials bring to a home. Pops of black and white are still very popular with our clients and we don’t think black windows are going anywhere. We get asked a lot if black windows are a trend and the answer is yes and no. Black windows have been around for ages, but yes, they are more popular in residential construction right now than they have been in years. If you’re on the fence about black windows, consider the extra cost (because there will likely be an increase in price) and figure out if it’s worth it to you. We think it adds a contrast inside and out with many styles of homes that you can’t get from paint or siding materials.
“I think anything with a more earthy and neutral tone is perfect to set the stage for fall,” says Designer Amanda Evans.
“I see clients being drawn more to a relaxed feel in their home- something sophisticated and chic but still cozy,” says Brittany Peltz, Designer and founder of SENA Lifestyle Studio.
Designers are looking to bring layers of comfort throughout the entire bedroom this season—and it doesn’t stop with a set of gauzy percale sheets. “Think linen, rattan, an authentic Moroccan shag with warm touches of color brought in by accessories and throws. This trend can go light or dark, depending on the mood of the space and home,” explains Peltz. When it comes to styling this look, try “layering curtains and shades, if you have a highly patterned rug that’s a bit too small, add a larger seagrass or neutral under it for instant layering, and adding architectural details, like paneling. For extra punch, add wallpaper above a chair rail,” says Scheer.
Asheville, NC custom home builders, Judd Builders, work closely with clients to determine their exactly what they want in a new home. Building a custom home is the investment of a lifetime and should be a labor of love if you choose the right builder to match your needs. Good communication and trust should be established from the beginning of your relationship with a home builder. If you get any inclination that the builder may not be able to meet your needs, keep looking. There are many trustworthy custom home builders who’ve established a reputation and will allow you to contact their past clients to get a better idea of the process and what working with them is like. Take advantage of this opportunity and talk to as many of their clients as possible.
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