This is the cheery shade of green you’ll see in home decor, fashion and commercial design in 2017. Named the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year, “Greenery” is meant to represent refreshment and revitalization – something we all could use in complex social and political environment, according to Pantone.
Butterflies are increasingly appearing as a happy motif in home design such as this SoHo apartment designed by Sasha Bikoff, and in products like these butterflies containers by Amsterdam-based design studio Pols Potten.
Faux will be fashionable in 2017 – and not just faux fur rugs. Homeowners and designers are turning to faux materials for a budget-friendly and sometimes more reliable alternative to authentic materials.
First spotted at New York Fashion Week in fall 2016, this trend will appear even more in home decor this year.
Appliances and rooms that fold up
“Less is more” has never more true than when it comes to your space, and 2017 will be the year that designers embrace fold-up rooms and tucked-away appliances to preserve precious square footage. Features like retractable range hoods for kitchen islands will become more popular.
Navy is the new black
Navy blue will be the preferred alternative to black in 2017. A modern twist with a traditional feel, navy blue pairs well with practically any color scheme, and lends mystery to a space without making it feel small.