Almost all new interior design trends 2022 are aimed at creating comfortable, cozy rooms with a favorable atmosphere for rest, work, entertainment, and everyday activities. The emphasis is on sustainable materials. We have already written about the general trends in the creation of design projects, the prevailing colors and materials in the previous article , but now we will dwell in more detail on the design of individual rooms.
A bedroom is a room, usually of a small area, designed for relaxation, sleep, and reading. Its design focuses on simplicity and ease of use. Tall windows are often used and a lot of attention is paid to lighting. The space is divided into conditional small zones in which a sleeping place, dressing table, armchair and other furnishings are located, however, in general, the open nature of the interior is preserved.
Things are usually stored in camouflaged areas: behind mirrored facades, in built-in wardrobes. Wood is widely used for finishing the floor and individual horizontal sections. The decoration uses natural textiles of natural colors. Let’s list the main trends in the 2022 bedroom interior.
Bed on the podium
This design of the bed is inspired by the interior ideas common in Asia. Wide wooden flooring and a minimum number of decorative elements are used, or the platform is given enough free features, equipping it with built-in drawers, open shelving, lighting, and a ladder. The visual appeal of podiums determines their use not only in small spaces, but also in large bedrooms, where there is already a lot of storage space.
The graceful metal canopy, consisting of thin supports interconnected by a frame, is an alternative to the classic wooden one, which is more bulky. This item gives clarity to the design composition, brings a touch of urbanism to the decor. The frame can be left open or draped. The idea will suit a young couple or bachelor. Different bed models can be used. The canopy is made matte or glossy, in the same range as the walls or black.
The leading positions among the decorative elements that characterize the modern interior of the bedroom 2022 are occupied by soft headboards. Most often, protruding backs of complex shapes are used, framed by soft panels with a pattern of geometric shapes. Genuine leather (Chesterfield style) or fabric is used as materials for upholstery.
New items in the interior of the living room in apartment 2022 follow the general logic. The main task is to create a comfortable space with an individual focus on a particular tenant. A minimum of finishes and accessories are used, natural materials, smooth uncomplicated forms, accents are created using metal decor.
Using shades of green
The main color trends of 2022 in the interior of living rooms are as follows:
- Summer foliage color. Looks good on a specific dominant surface, brings notes of joy and freshness.
- Sage. A neutral pastel tone with a touch of gray is used for painting walls and wallpaper.
- Blue-green. Good for walls or furniture. We combine with posters in various colors, soft furnishings in pink, warm gray and terracotta.
70s style furnishings
Old furniture models are not exactly copied, but adapted to the Scandinavian style, Art Deco or minimalism in the 2022 interior. The furnishings are characterized by roundness, flowing lines, bright shades of blue, pink and green. One or two custom-shaped pieces of furniture will give the decor a distinctive ambience.
With an attractive, pleasant-to-touch texture, velvet occupies an important place in the interior of the living room in 2022. It is successfully combined with metal, rounded furniture, natural colors, and fits well into various design concepts. With the help of velvet fabric of emerald, amethyst, garnet and sapphire shades, you can successfully place accents when the interior of the walls in the living room 2022 is made in light or, on the contrary, rich dark colors.
The design of modern kitchens is aimed at minimalism, functionality and sustainability. Regardless of the style, designers strive to reduce the amount of furniture and decor to the required minimum. At the same time, despite the relative severity of the design, it is possible to use materials characteristic of a luxurious setting, such as textured wood, marble, granite, and metal accents.
Studio kitchens are still popular, where the cooking area is bordered by the socializing space. It is important to correctly fit the kitchen into the home, using correctly colors, finishes, choosing the right location. Rational ideas with movable structures like sliding panels that hide the kitchen front are in demand both in the interiors of a small kitchen in 2022 and when decorating large areas.
Metal inclusions in decoration
The active use of textures based on copper, stainless steel, brass is predicted for decorating hoods, aprons, cabinets, mixers, lighting fixtures, furniture legs, facade cladding and island structures. It is possible both to create local accents and to fully decorate the kitchen with the use of metals. The luster of brass and copper is in harmony with wood, marble, granite, looks spectacular in a minimalist interior.
Combining a bar counter and a kitchen island
This combination is ergonomic and visually appealing. The island is used to store utensils, minimizing the use of hanging cabinets. The showcase, illuminated from the inside, fits well with the industrial style. A built-in dining table saves space.
Systems like “touch to open” are gaining more and more popularity. Their use provides maximum compactness and freedom in arrangement of elements and combination of materials.
Trending colors in the interior 2022
Shades of green are preferred. It can be either soft pastel colors, or saturated with a touch of blue, or more delicate with a touch of gray. Simple, strict surfaces of dark wood or stone, faceted marble are still in vogue. This color scheme is perfect for a spacious, well-lit kitchen. The play of shades allows you to create a relief effect. Black color goes well with gray, brown, woody, this allows you to make the interior warmer and more comfortable.
Application of marble
Marble blocks harmoniously fit even into a discreet interior, making it more aesthetically pleasing. The Arabescatto finish looks stylish – polished Italian marble of light brown color with a large pattern in ivory. The material can be used as a floor covering, when creating a kitchen island, an apron, a countertop, and a bar counter.
What to avoid
Some trends from previous years have become a thing of the past:
- lacquered surfaces were replaced by matte;
- instead of open cabinets, closed ones are used;
- glass mosaic, patterned ceramics are no longer used;
- bright colors gave way to monochrome colors;
- there is no room for big ornate handles.
Concrete imitation finish
The color shades of smoke, wet sand, graphite and concrete textures are still in vogue. Interesting relief and shape make it possible to make the atmosphere more expressive and are combined in the bathroom interiors of 2022, both with an industrial style and with a more comfortable interior, in harmony with elements of non-ferrous metals and wood.
Integration with living rooms
Whereas previously the bathroom was strictly separated from the living area into a separate room, now it is increasingly being performed in a single layout with a bedroom or a hotel room, which creates an interesting visual impression. The bathroom is usually separated by a partition, but is located in the same room. Thus, a single resting space is formed in the house.
Dark matte taps and plumbing
This color scheme is a fresh alternative to traditional options. An example is the VAIA collection by Dornbracht (Germany) with mixers, blowers and accessories in dark shades of various metals. The silky surface is pleasant to the touch, and the dark earthy shades are not only unusual, but also create a cozy atmosphere. The austere contours fit equally well into the traditional, minimalist and eclectic interior.
Interesting shell colors
Modern bathrooms use washbasins:
- bright blue, orange, pink colors for accents on a white background
- grays, browns and greens combined with similarly colored pedestals and matte dark metal console;
- beautiful pastel colors.