After the year we’ve all had, it’s no surprise that home design trends for 2021 focus on comfort—whatever that means for you. Perhaps you seek solace in the clean lines of a minimalist aesthetic (check out Japandi style), or maybe a tufted velvet sofa that reminds you of Grandma’s house and makes you feel at home (get inspired by Grandmillennial style, below). Home decor trends for 2021 are all about creating a home that’s comfortable, functional, and most importantly, a reflection of you. We’ll cheers to that!
A combination of Japanese design and Scandinavian minimalism, Japandi style is all about sleek lines and neutral color palettes. Pinterest has seen search for “Japandi” increase 100 percent from October 2019 to September 2020 versus October 2018 to September 2019. Over the same period, search for “wooden bed design modern” has increased five times, and “neutral color palette earth tones” has increased three times.
After the tumultuous year we’ve all had, turning our homes into soothing, earth-toned sanctuaries sounds like exactly the trend we need for 2021.
Gen Z is bringing neon lighting back with a modern look. Customized neon word art in fun fonts and neon-hued LED lights are trending. On Pinterest, searches for “neon room” have increased eight times, while search for “LED light signs” has increased three times. Brighten up 2021 with fluorescent light fixtures.