Talking about design and creativity in the furniture sector is very common today among the general public thanks to the proximity of architects, designers and large furniture firms, as well as specialized media and social networks through which, expose their designs in each season. And of course, of furniture fairs that position each year as benchmarks of style and trends in an increasingly booming sector after these years of the doldrums.
Fashions mark times and we look forward to every season the news that make us dream of homes and spaces perfect for each of us.
And in this 2020 the trends that are hitting hard in the furniture and design sector have their own name and strong character.
That is why today we have prepared for you an article focused on showing you what will be the next developments in the world of design in terms of furniture and decorative styles, both for homes and for contract spaces.
During 2019 we could see that it was a trend to design common, open and communicated spaces to encourage the flow and harmony of real estate and although it continues to be the case, for this year 2020 the opposite is happening, because now the trend is focused on design more private and collected spaces, typical for individualists who live alone in central apartments in big cities and have a very different concept from another part of society.
This goes hand in hand, with the inclusion of natural materials, in the division of spaces, that is, the trend aims to use wood, fibers or any other material that is natural, unprocessed, to create such environments, such as rattan, wicker, esparto or sisal thread that provide warmth and is representative of a boho lifestyle, who likes to have contact with nature and who enjoys outdoor spaces. And they translate it into their usual homes in a different concept of life that has already been imposed on society.
They are very resistant furniture that withstand the exterior very well and even light and flexible that every day gain more followers among architects and interior designers for their contrasts and the touch of relaxation and relaxation that they bring to any home.
They are in great demand because of the artisanal imprint they have since they were very used materials for the realization of handmade furniture and have survived the passage of time until today, making them a “must have” design experts worldwide.
It is known that, unfortunately at present, the floors are small and we have few options to get homes with a minimum of m2, but every day more, architects and designers show us that, despite this shortage of meters, their creativity is puts at our service to design a unique, personal and cozy space that will last and adapt to each stage of our lives.
Taking advantage of this furniture trends that make you feel more intimacy and privacy when entering the door, including the use of natural materials mixed with pieces with a certain character in a diaphanous and very functional environment are imposed, imposing, one more season, the Nordic style or Scandinavian and the warmth of its lines and simplicity that both make the general public fall in love.
If we look around, we will surely find some piece that is of this style!
We can find that, in terms of colors, dark tones for decoration are present in the most current designs this year and are in high demand in the Design Thinking process for interior design. We are in the era of dark gray, and the most intense colors of the market, from green, red, and blue.
In this scenario, used furniture is usually of an industrial nature designed in aged leather and iron or steel structures that visually lighten them.
They tend to have a rough air and the presence of wood in its purest state is frequent. From designer furniture with recycled pallets, to tubular iron lamps in their simplest and discreet state.
Its appearance has been refined since its implantation in our country, and today we can find very interesting and high quality pieces to be able to have them in our home and feel that New York Soho has invaded our lives.
They are very practical furniture and in some ways, discreet in their design although functional and that can withstand with great dignity, the passing of the years.
“Few pieces, but well placed” as the most renowned architects and designers would say for this industrial style that continues to make us fall in love every season.
According to experts in interior design and architecture, one of the materials that could have boom in this year 2020 would be wood, which not only would have its use in furniture, we could also see it as part of the decoration of walls, in floors, and in structures, as well as different finishes.
The types of wood that promise to be a trend are woods in dark tones, such as mahogany for example, a classic, along with stone and marble, this because it brings more elegance and luxury to the spaces in which it is used.
We talk about the timeless material most used by decorators and architects in the furniture sector and with which it is most designed today.
Why ? Simple: it is elegant, classic, brings warmth and quality in the designed works, has a presence and becomes the absolute protagonist of any space.
Among others, the most used in the furniture sector are the following:
Oak: Of great hardness and yellowish brown color and accepts any type of finishes.
Chestnut: Very used in kitchen furniture and of great resistance and durability as well. It is very similar to oak.
Mahogany: It is a high quality wood and associated with a type of furniture of high level. It is perhaps one of the most delicate to maintain since it requires some humidity in the environment. Nevertheless, it is one of the most demanded.
Teka: Resistance and quality are its hallmarks. It is mainly used in colonial style furniture.
Pine: Wood widely used in youth furniture. It is one of the softest and perhaps its biggest problem, since it is easily scratchable. In its defense we will add its great value for money and the versatility it has to be dyed, pickled, etc. and thus become anything the customer wants.
Cherry: It is one of the most modern furniture in modern lines. Easy maintenance and beautiful reddish tone make it the favorite of designer furniture manufacturers for its straight lines. Disadvantages; It loses color if it is very exposed to the sun.
As we have mentioned previously, in addition to the popular use that wood could have, natural fibers such as jute, wicker and rattan, for those Design Thinking experts focused on interior design, there are other materials that could have a great boom. And that also bring a certain character or “charme”
The use of leather, natural and synthetic, in furniture such as armchairs is another trend that we will see resurfacing this 2020, being one of the most striking materials of the season.
In the same way we can see how the metal shines again in different ranges that range from the industrial style to the brightest as part of the interior decoration, the gold being chosen to the detriment of the copper tones used in previous years and that both They had to talk and have evolved to the brightest gold, especially for use in toilets and kitchens.
Trending decoration styles for this 2020
We have already seen that the Vintage and the industrial style were maintained and gained great relevance again in 2019. This 2020 will not be the exception as we can see that the aforementioned styles will continue to be a much requested resource.
The same will happen with more modern and also more minimalist styles. Especially the latter coincide with the return of metal and leather as well as the most welcoming and private spaces to trends in interior decoration for this year.
The photo murals are another decorative trend, especially on the walls, which we can see decorated very frequently for this 2020.
This is due to the evolution of both the materials used and the manufacturing techniques for the production of these decorative murals. There has been a creative and quality leap that makes them essential today to personalize a particular corner.
According to experts, one of the designs that we will see the most will be floral and natural themes, which will go hand in hand with shades such as pastel: blue, green and purple as well as the different variants of pink creating more luminous spaces, more alive and also fresher thanks to the combination of these elements.
And all this accompanied by fabrics such as velvet in armchairs, tacks and cabriolet legs, and decorated with striking patterned cushions on high quality fabrics, where the classics are updated to become unique pieces in a dreamlike environment.
The inclusion of technology in Design Thinking and interior design will be one of the most viewed trends this 2020 because the construction of smart homes is already a fact, in addition to the fact that companies have concentrated on offering new ways of living this Experience more easily where well-being and technology come together through the most modern home automation.
Examples of this type of trend we can find many, for example, the arrival of Amazon Echo or Google Home to the market. In addition we can see that each will be more frequent to use luminaires and decorative items, and even materials, intelligent in interior design. And to show this, 3D printers that get replicas of objects to customize the decoration of our home.
Veer to believe
According to experts, the best way to know what is a trend in the furniture sector is to see what is in action in the market, as well as the times it is repeated because, in this way, you can confirm that something is a trend since anticipating many times is not synonymous with success and seeks above all to endure over time.
Just enter Google and type, for example, vintage interior decoration, to see how many results we get from this search, this way we can know if that style is a trend, or on the contrary, just an isolated case.
But, let’s not forget that the trends are today and tomorrow they are stored in the oblivion drawer to be rescued by a designer or architect who considers that it is time to resurface which phoenix.
Today, thanks to the numerous national and international furniture fairs that exist today, a person can get an idea of where the market is going and the styles that make their way into each season.
Being clear that, there is a furniture manufacturer with a particular style for each of us that bets on different and quality pieces of furniture and fits us as a stamina in our lifestyle.