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20 Home Trends Pinterest Says You’re Going to Love

The experts at Pinterest keep tabs on users' searches and saves, and they've determined that these are the hottest home design trends across the board.

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Deep, Saturated Wall Colors

The most prominent trend in the bunch is the ubiquity of the statement wall. Jewel tones abound, with sapphire, ruby, emerald, and even onyx walls (and ceilings) reigning supreme on Pinterest.

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Comfort has been in vogue for a while now, and with it comes a renewed fascination with Wabi-Sabi, the ancient Japanese philosophy of appreciating the beauty in life’s imperfections. As a design concept, Wabi-Sabi translates into raw, natural materials, pared-down layouts; functional items like bowls and trays, and even mismatched seating.

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Floor Cushions

In keeping with the willy-nilly nature of Wabi-Sabi, and an increased interest in meditation in the home, Pinterest identifies floor cushions and poufs as a trendy design element. Pinners are big on texture, so leather Moroccan poufs and tufted corduroy pillows are favored. Check out the 10 best low-cost flooring options.

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Goodbye, Hygge—you’ve been dethroned by a new Scandinavian trend. Lagom is the Swedish concept of living a balanced life; the word actually translates as “not too little, not too much.” Because Lagom encompasses equal parts work, leisure, together time and mindfulness, it emphasizes a carefully curated, personalized space that balances style, comfort and function.

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Framed Botanicals

Pinterest has picked pressed flowers and floral sketches lovingly framed and displayed on a gallery wall as a coveted design trend. The wall art perfectly suits the principles of the more Zen-inspired spaces that are popping up on the platform.

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Block-Printed Textiles

The design community on Pinterest is big on block-printed textiles right now. This centuries-old craft has origins in India and other Asian countries, and uses a hand-carved block of wood, rubber, or almost any material to stamp graphic patterns onto fabric.

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Soaking Tubs

Bathtub redos are making a splash on Pinterest, but not just any tub will do. Deep, soaking tubs are making their way onto the inspiration boards of at-home designers who’ve made self-care a priority this year.

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Gold Fixtures

Searches and saves for gold faucets and fixtures are on the rise. The regal finish is usurping stainless, brass and oil-rubbed bronze in both the kitchen and bath.

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Salvage Furniture

Environmental consciousness is a priority for design-minded pinners. Leading the charge is upcycled furniture and pieces made from salvaged materials.

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Photo: Courtesy of Styling and Salvage/Rupert Blanchard

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Open-Concept Closets

Why hide your fabulous wardrobe behind closed doors? The Pinterest community is craving an open closet that, frankly, forces you to keep clothes, shoes, and accessories in presentation condition—and accommodates close quarters, too.

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Textured Dining Chairs

Pinterest is bringing streamlined silhouettes and textured fabrics to the (dining) table. Cozy fabrics like velvet and wool in bright, jewel-toned colors are of particular interest.

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Lived-In Leather

The emergence of beat-up, lived-in leather furniture plays right into the casual, comfortable, come-as-you-are theme among Pinterest’s design lovers. The masculine aesthetic of brown leather plays well against the more feminine elements dominating pin boards. Check out our guide to fixing tears and holes in leather.

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Black Sinks and Tubs

If it’s not a bold hue, it’s black or white, according to the design influencers on Pinterest. We spotted a black standalone tub in the bunch, and a dramatic black sink among the standout trends.

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Celestial Lighting

Pendant lights that resemble stars exploding in space are a bright spot among Pinterest’s home design trends. The silhouette manages to be futuristic and modern at the same time, and makes a fine focal point over a dining table or in a family room.

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Fringe Furniture

With the rise of macrame wall hangings, fringe feels like it’s here to stay. Pinterest has identified the funky, bohemian accent as a coveted decor trend on accessories like pillows and lighting.

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Concrete Floors

The industrial aesthetic and low-maintenance convenience of concrete makes it a chic flooring option on Pinterest. That said, concrete floors have their downsides; when they crack, for instance, the repair can be cost- and labor-intensive.

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Tropical Wallpaper

Pinterest is all about inspiration, so it’s no surprise tropical wallpapers that call to mind island life are taking over the platform. There are many ways to bring the spa into your bathroom, but this trend nails it visually.

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Geometric Tiles

Spanish- and Portuguese-inspired tile is making a major statement in kitchens and baths on Pinterest boards. This unexpected black-and-white pattern brings a modern element into the design.

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Mindfulness-Inspired Spaces

Searches on Pinterest are up for rooms that are inspired by meditation and mindfulness. This translates into minimalist rooms with low seating, natural elements, cozy fabrics and lots of natural light.

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Statement Rugs

Bright, colorful rugs with interesting textures and bold patterns continue to be hot among the Pinterest design set. Bright pinks, geometric patterns, dramatic florals…anything goes—especially layering!

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