Trends Begin, End, and Start Again in This West Coast Design Mecca
Keeping up with current styles in home decor can certainly prove exhausting. After all, every year brings fresh colors, shapes, and ideas. And in our very modern world, new technology.
In Los Angeles, however, where change is always in the air, the latest trends are met with excitement. From the addition of subtle prints and patterns to the adoption of striking architectural choices, if you aim to make your home stand out from the crowd, you must stay ahead of what’s in and what’s out.
With that in mind, here are five trending design styles to ensure your LA home is the star of the show.
The Great Indoors and Outdoors
Large glass pocket walls have long been a design feature in LA’s most ultra-lux homes. With technology even more accessible, greater numbers of homeowners want to take advantage of LA’s moderate year-round climate. There is a lot of flexibility with today’s modern retractable glass walls.
Moveable glass walls come in a multitude of sizes: small folding kitchen windows to grand glass facades in living rooms or master suites. Choosing the right movable wall for your home includes several factors
, so take your time in deciding how best to bring the outdoors inside.
Not Your Grandparents’ Wallpaper
Yes, that wallcovering relic of an earlier time is finding converts in LA’s design and real estate scene. With the introduction of removable wallpaper, buyers and renters alike can add flair to any wall, then change it on a whim should inspiration strike. Here’s a sampling of 30 different designs
for every room in the house and the places to buy them.
A New Color Palette
Speaking of walls, should you opt out of covering them with paper, knowing the most fashionable paint is a must. Although white walls (and the accompanying white accents) will always be a timeless option, dark and bold is a favorite these days.
Shades of navy
and hues of green
help set the mood in living areas, bedrooms, and workspaces, such as the kitchen or a home office. Of course, fortune favors the adventurous, and it doesn’t get much more daring than orange
, and coral
A Kitchen That’s Cooking
It’s a central tenet in real estate that the kitchen is a home’s most essential room. Current trends reflect a desire to move beyond it being simply a spot to gather and toward a conversation piece with the latest tech
, geometrically playful backsplashes
that climb the wall, and eye-catching architectural accents, such as build-outs to hide your vent hood, will spice up your kitchen so it is more than a place to cook and converse but a space to admire.
No doubt you recall when minimalism, or mid-century modern, was all the rage. Perhaps you even added a rustic or industrial motif into your home. Although each design element still has a place in the contemporary home, trends are moving away from adhering to one dominant approach. Instead, embrace several maximalist styles
to create your own eclectic living environment, tapping into a primal want and need to be completely over the top.
Are you interested in giving a home in the Calabasas or Malibu real estate market your own sense of style? Perhaps you’re seeking Bel Air homes for sale? Contact the Fridman Group
as we are committed to providing you an unparalleled level of service in finding your next home.