Trend Forecast: Bold Interiors

Don’t be shy! Bring more life into your home and let your personality shine through.

Each year we see some new and interesting ideas emerge on how to liven interior spaces and make them one of a kind. The year 2021 has brought us a bunch of bold trends to take your space to the next level whether that be through architectural details, finish materials, custom furniture, unique installation, or use of color.

Architectural details are often easier to incorporate into a newly built home but nothing is stopping us from a little demolition. A great way to make a statement in your home is to create a focal point through either a monumental staircase or a fireplace. In this first picture, you can see the incorporation of both these trends in a way that is simplistic yet breathtaking. The key to creating a beautiful staircase is to find a unique railing that creates interest. This in combination with a harmonious mix of different materials such as the wood and metal shown here is bound to step up your staircase. As you can see it doesn’t take much effort to transform a fireplace. Bringing the fireplace wall up to the ceiling with just a simple stone or tile not only emphasizes a focal point but opens up the space and makes it feel larger.

Looking for change on a smaller scale? Something a little bit easier to tweak are finish materials. Things like hardware, paneling, wallpapers, paint, and tile. We made a bold move in this new guest bathroom shower by using two minimalistic yet contrasting tiles. The first tile above is your classic linear subway tile in a gray tone while the one below is a freeform pebble-shaped tile in white. Notice how that clean division of the two tiles draws your eye, it’s quite intriguing.

Finding the right piece of furniture to fit your space, your needs, and your personality isn’t always easy. We suggest considering a custom-built piece especially in areas where you spend a lot of time. Incorporating a custom piece of furniture into your home definitely shouts bold and unique whether it be a part of your foyer, kitchen, or office. Take a look at how a small area can be utilized by transforming it into an efficient workspace with a custom built-in desk. A black and white color contrast created with a Caesarstone quartz countertop is what took this desk to a whole new level.

Ever scrolling through social media and discover a design idea that just seems unreal, making you question if it’s even possible? Well, this next photo evokes those same feelings when we look at it. We created a client’s dream kitchen just through a unique installation of their stovetop. This quartz countertop was specifically designed and cut so that the stovetop burners could fit in like a glove making it appear completely seamless. This along with many other new installation processes are turning traditional ideas into bold moments.

Possibly the easiest way to a bold interior is through the use of color. Everyone has a color they adore and it’s totally okay to make that a statement in your space. Maybe you decide to use variations of the same hue such as red accompanied by other warm colors and placed upon a neutral background. Check out “The Many Sides of Red” blog on our page for some detailed information on the color red and how to use it in your home. But you don’t have to just single out a color and stick with it. What we recently began to see this year is the use of different bright and funky colors like yellow, turquoise, pink, green, and blue used altogether within the same areas. This in combination with interesting fabric patterns and abstract artwork creates these striking yet fascinating interior moments that we are living for.

But hold on! Bold moments aren’t always about what can be seen or felt but also the atmosphere that is created. Experimenting with scent is a less thought of way to make a statement in your space. This refreshing trend is one that never goes out of style. Try creating a signature scent for your home by using a mixture of different essential oils in a diffuser. We’ve included a scent recipe below to try out. No doubt your guests will be asking about it when they walk through the door.

 

Diffuser Blend Recipe

3 drops- Lavender

2 drops- Bergamot

2 drops- Geranium

1 drop- Majoram

1 drop- Citrus Fresh

1 drop- Frankincense

 

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2021 Home & Garden Lifestyle Expo

 

 

This past Saturday, June 12th, the A.Team brought some fun design trend topics to the Home and Garden Lifestyle Expo. A free annual event that takes place in downtown Sanford, Florida at the Sanford Civic Center. This indoor/outdoor event features local businesses and companies that are experts in areas such as home improvement, health, wellness, and shopping. With a variety of activities, programs, demos, and opportunities to talk to professionals, this event is always full of excitement and packed with a plethora of information. This year for entertainment there was live music, a kid’s zone with an interactive show, a live dance performance, a rock painting booth, a flower planting station, and many chances to win door prizes, gift cards, and more. How’s that for a fun-filled day?!

 

 

Every year, Amber, our lead designer at A. Clore Interiors, has the benefit of hosting this lovely event making the A. Team the spotlighted interior design booth at the expo. Our booth was bursting in pink and yellow and even gave guests the opportunity to win a free 1 hour in-home consultation!

 

 

We even brought along our tropical summer vibes flat lay. It incorporates a variety of texture and definitely shouts bold color choice.

 

 

This year, designers Amber and Ariel held periodic discussion sessions where they shared design trends for 2021. The topics for the day included a trend forecast on bold interiors, how to step up your wall finishes, what is in for outdoor design, and get that curb appeal. During these sessions, Amber and Ariel updated us on how to use color, material, furniture, finishes, and accessories to amp up your spaces and stand out from other homes on the block.

 

 

If you weren’t able to make it to the expo, here are a few things to remember…

Don’t be shy! Bring more life into your home and let your personality shine through.

You can turn that lackluster room into a “wow moment” with some simple, edgy, or funky accents.

You don’t have to go far to catch a break. Create your own forever staycation right in your backyard!

And don’t forget your house has the potential to be a head-turner it all starts with a little creativity.

 

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