A combination of the economy and the environmental movement has diminished our need for non-essentials, leaving homeowners to reevaluate, reinvent, and decipher what is truly important to us. We have one eye on the past, while the other is looking forward with cautious optimism.
All this affects our design sensibilities
. Minimalism continues to gain in popularity. We are cleaning out our closets
and cleansing our design palettes, while gravitating to geometric patterns
and minimalistic furniture designs
Authenticity is in. In the world of design, nature's imperfections are now considered to be beautiful; they draw attention to a natural material's instinctive appeal, and so eco-conscious interiors
are rising in popularity. Organic hues continue to gain favor, as they provide visual appeal and product longevity.View 9 Lush Interiors, Inspired by Nature.