These 2023 Home Trends Are Here to Stay
Designers say these ones are worth knowing.
We all know trends come and go—that’s the nature of a trend after all—but some styles do stick around longer than others. And this year, there are plenty of trending interior styles that feel less like a flash in the pan and more like a thoughtful choice with enough staying power to remain popular through the rest of 2023 and well into 2024 and beyond.
Of course, it can be difficult to figure out which trends really have that staying power, especially now that it seems a new microtrend pops up every few weeks. So to help you decide which trends are actually worth bringing into your home, we reached out to professional designers from the West to get their takes.
“There are a few very strong home trend movements that are simultaneously present and I believe will stay strong for 2023,” Kristen Fiore, owner and lead Designer of Kristen Elizabeth Design says.
From unexpected materials to the revival of old styles, these are the trends that show no sign of slowing down.
1. Embracing the Homebody Lifestyle
“I think the trend of prioritizing your home is something we are not going to see change anytime soon. Post-pandemic life has really shown us all that there’s nothing better than being comfortable and happy in a well loved home,” explains Jenn Feldman of Jenn Feldman Designs. “Of course, we all want normalcy in our daily lives, and we all want to go out and about and travel, but staying home, entertaining at home, being at home with family and friends has become the real luxury of life and we don’t see that changing anytime soon.”
2. Wallpaper on Walls and Beyond
“Wallpaper is really having a moment, and it’s going to get stronger throughout 2023,” Linda Hayslett of LH.Designs says. “People are using it in bathrooms, as accents for the backs of bookshelves, on ceilings, and more. It’s not just for the walls anymore.”
3. Tile Flooring
“Another trend that will dominate this year is the tile on the floor trend,” Hayslett predicts. “Wood flooring is great, but I’m seeing that people want more interest on the floor with patterns and easy cleanup when something spills.”
4. Secondhand Treasures
“Sourcing vintage and antique furniture and accessories will continue to be popular throughout 2023,” Wendy Labrum of Wendy Labrum Interiors says. “Not only do these pieces bring in so much character and interest to a home, but buying vintage is better for the environment (and usually has faster lead times).”
5. Art Deco
“We continue to see a strong embrace of a modern classic: Art Deco,” Fiore says. “Art Deco plays with feminine curves and glitzy shine. You see softly rounded backs in upholstery and seating, fluted face fronts in millwork and case goods, and metallic accents to add some bling. It pairs well with Scandinavian design, mid-century modern, and is a great accent in traditional settings.”
6. Decorating with Wellness in Mind
“Creating environments based on wellness will also stay strong for many years,” Fiore predicts. “Reducing plastics and sourcing sustainable and ethically manufactured furnishings made using natural materials is important to vitality and rest. The focus is soft, relaxed, easy, and luxurious. Who doesn’t want that?”
7. Quiet Luxury
“Quiet luxury is not going anywhere—beautiful textiles, well-tailored pieces, and layers of texture are here to stay,” Amanda Barnes, founder and principal designer of Amanda Barnes Interiors says. “Whether it is a room filled with moody tones or neutral hues, these curated spaces feel both sophisticated and timeless. Mixing metals and wood tones, as well as layering in lighting and wall coverings add to this beautiful aesthetic.”
8. Moody Palettes
“You will find darker and moodier palettes with richly layered wood tones, pattern on pattern, and timeless, tactile, natural fabrics adding a comfortable touch to our interior palettes through the end of 2023,” Karen Harautuneian, founder of Hub of the House Studio and co-founder of Hart & Toth Cabinet Co. predicts.
9. Natural Materials
Natural materials like stones, limewash walls, and warm woods will continue to trend,” Melinda Trembly principal designer at Rincon Rd. says. “I love the depth and variety that these materials bring to a space. They instantly warm an interior and add character and uniqueness.”
10. Limewash Paint and Lime Plaster
“Lime—the material, not the fruit—paint, and plaster are having their moment right now, but truth be told they are timeless finishes that have been around forever,” Kristen Pena of K Interiors says. “I think they will be catching on more and more in the rest of 2023.”