The 7 Design Trends Everyone Will Be Talking About in 6 Months

Updated 12/03/18

Believe it or not, 2019 is just around the corner. Once the confetti is swept away and  officially commences, a slew of  is sure to come right along with it. Rather than wait until then to start thinking about what styles will be in and which will be out, why not stay ahead of the curve and get a head start on your 2019 design upgrades right now?

We have it on good authority that a few trends you can be sure to see everywhere in six months' time are already bubbling up among those in the know. Interior designers  and  both use their resources and experience to predict which styles are making an impact, and they already have a sense of what will be big next year.

"I try to connect the dots," Okin explains. "I search for patterns, hues, fabrics, and materials that pop up repeatedly." Similarly, Beryl looks to her clients to gain a sense of what  are primed to be . "Most of our clients are quite different from each other, so it is interesting to hear the commonalities of what they're looking for," Beryl says. "If even a few of our clients are into the same thing, we know a trend is brewing," she continues.

"I try to connect the dots," Okin explains. "I search for patterns, hues, fabrics, and materials that pop up repeatedly." Similarly, Beryl looks to her clients to gain a sense of what  are primed to be . "Most of our clients are quite different from each other, so it is interesting to hear the commonalities of what they're looking for," Beryl says. "If even a few of our clients are into the same thing, we know a trend is brewing," she continues.

Green Accents

According to Okin, green will be an It color of 2019. "Green is popping up everywhere at the moment," she says. "It feels fresh and invigorating," the designer continues. She suggests incorporating the look in your space with accent pieces like emerald upholstered velvet pillows for an easy upgrade. "Velvet is also trending for 2019," Okin points out. Test out the  in your home with a few small pieces.

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Anthropologie Velvet Savonna Chair $798 $500
Article Lucca Contemporary Velvet Pillow $99

Style Inspiration

Green Home Design
Catherine Kwong
Natural Fibers

Okin swears that natural fibers like wicker, , jute, and sisal—which have already grown in popularity this year—are here to stay. "They are timeless classics and really elevate a room in an elegant way," she says. You can easily get in on this trend by sourcing natural furnishings, rugs, and even light fixtures, but Okin's favorite iteration of the look is a woven seagrass rug layered with a colorful dhurrie piece on top.

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IKEA Snidad Rattan Basket $28
CB2 Espadrille Braided Jute Rug $399

Style Inspiration

Natural Design
Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design
Vintage Gems

Beryl predicts vintage items, ethically sourced pieces, and sustainable materials will only gain popularity over the next six months. "With a growing emphasis on global warming and climate change, it's only natural that these concepts are having a—hopefully long-lasting—moment in the design world," she explains. You can find vintage gems at local flea markets and thrift stores or shop at online retailers like  and .

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Chairish Rattan and Iron Cone Chair $507
Marie Burgos Design Yang Bonbon Chouval Pillow $420

Style Inspiration

Vintage Design
Fantastic Frank
Plaster Pieces

Okin makes a case for plaster décor to take over as one of the invigorating styles of 2019. "From Milo Baughman style coffee tables to white plaster lighting by the likes of Julie Neill and Stephen Antonson, plaster is definitely having its moment," she says. The designer suggests using the unique finish in the form of sconces or a chandelier. "The contrast between the simplicity of the material and the elegance of the shapes is what makes it so striking," she points out.

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Feiss Annie 6-Light Chadelier $279 $220
10laurel Mid-Century Plaster Coffee Table $950

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Plaster Design
Jenna Peffley for MyDomaine
Statement Art

"Your design should always be a little bit bold," according to Beryl. In 2019, she suggests forgoing the overdone gallery wall and opting to decorate your large blank walls with oversize statement art instead. consider this a living room trend to watch. The look is about to have a "huge moment," she declares. It will likely be a bit of an investment, but a largescale work of art will add interest to any space in your home in a way that's undeniably fresh.

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Eva Beierheimer Composition Rose $1265
Jean-François Le Minh Peinture De La Vie $5000

Style Inspiration

Statement Art
Katherine Carter
Chintz Textiles

Okin predicts English country style will be a trend to watch in 2019, and it's something that's already been bubbling up this year with the rise of . "Chintz is back in a big way," she states. "Everyone is upholstering everything from lampshades to custom quilts to walls in large and smallscale prints," the designer adds. Start small with a patterned throw pillow or commit to something larger like an accent chair if you're looking to get in on the trend. According to Okin, the floral patterns will stand the test of time.

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Safavieh Hazina Club Chair $484 $363
Chairish Vintage English Chintz Pillows $250 $86

Style Inspiration

Chintz Design
Katie Martinez Design
Mixed Woods

"People often believe that it's a design faux pas to mix woods, and although there is a fine line here, it can and should be done," Beryl explains. She predicts that decorating with woods that don't necessarily match but do complement one another will be a popular trend in 2019. "This can be a tricky one to pull off, but by being conscious of the undertones and grains to retain the overall mood of your space, layering different wood varieties will make your space seem well thought out and layered," the designer says.

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CB2 Adam Coffee tTble $429
West Elm Natural Tree-Stump Side Table $249

Style Inspiration

Mixed Wood Design
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