I shared with you my favourite 10 interior design trends of 2017, and now it’s time for the ugly. That’s right homies, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows over here. It’s time for this homie to get real about some of these trends.
Here’s the deal…some of these interior design trends you might like, and some you might already have in your home. *gasp!* Ha, jokes. That’s a good thing, because this stuff is personal and we all have opinions, and we won’t always agree. Thank god for that, because that would be boring, wouldn’t it.
Without further ado, the trends I poo-poo. (I’ll stop that right now.)
1) Mirrored coffee tables.
Mirrored dressers and consoles were huge around 2008. And now, some jerk decided in 2017 we should take this trend and regurgitate it all over our coffee tables.
I can’t handle the logistics. Constant cleaning (Fingerprints galore). Constantly seeing your face looking back at your while you’re trying to enjoy the Bachelor. Honestly, I don’t need to see my face (aka my chins) reflecting back at me reminding me that I ate one too many cookies over the holidays.
[Source Casa Milano Home]
[ Source Luxe ]
We started seeing this trend in fashion in 2015 and 2016, and now designers like Tom Dixon and Patricia Urquiola have introduced it into our interiors. I get that things come full circle, but I don’t need a disco in my living room.
Or do I? I’m gonna have to think about this some more.
[ Source Tom Dixon ]
[ Source ABC Carpet & Home ]
[ Source Patricia Urquiola ]
3) Moody Murals.
Wallpaper, yes. Murals, hard no. I could see this trend working well in a cafe or maybe a retail store selling outdoor gear, but on the residential front I’m just not into pretending the outdoors are in my living room. Feels a bit too fromage for me.
[ Source Scott Frances for Architectural Digest ]
[ Source InsideOut ]
4) Bright Green.
If you’ve been reading my blog, or you’re in my Facebook group than you know how I feel about the bright green trend. I think it’s a great colour is perfect for brands or commercial design (aka reminds me of the last two corporate jobs I had), but it’s just feel a bit too juvenile for me (aka me at 21, when I bought all of Ikea’s lime green stuff).
[ Source My Domaine ]
[ Source Decor Pad ]
Flash backs of my elementary school floors are happening. Maybe that’s why I am not feeling the warm fuzzies here. I don’t mind the use of it with decor items which is easily changeable, but it wouldn’t be a finish of choice for my walls, counter or floors.
[ Source Iconist ]
So there you have it. The 2017 interior design trends, I’m just not that into. Comment below and let me know what trends you’re hatin’ on these days!