Interior Design Trends in 2022

A few things we’re excited to see more of this year

Pattern-heavy elements

Large and small-scale patterns are becoming more apparent in everything from wallpaper to bedding to window treatments!

Photo: From Margot’s Nursery

While we saw a lot of pattern-heavy elements in 2021, we’re anticipating even more in the year ahead.

While committing to a pattern can feel intimidating, there are countless ways to incorporate more patterns into your space that don’t involve covering your walls from floor to ceiling. Think patterned textiles, rugs, and even artwork! It’s all about playing with scale and maintaining a consistent color palette to keep your space feeling consistent and interesting.

Romantic materials & textures

Not only do these elements soften our homes and bring a feeling of warmth and nostalgia, but they can bring dimensions to even the most minimal of color palettes.

Photo: From our AZ Homestead Project

We’re excited to incorporate more romantic and whimsical design influences into our spaces this year and anticipate the continuation of fluted, reeded, scalloped, and ribbed, and lace materials.

These romantic details feel unexpected when juxtaposed with modern elements and angular silhouettes and are easy to incorporate through both big and small furniture and decor selections.

Exaggerated proportions

Even proportions in hard finishes like tile and hardware can feel exaggerated and draw the eye to every detail, giving any interior a custom and thoughtful feeling.

Playing with scale is always a great way to keep things interesting in design, and this year, we’re excited to see even more exaggerated proportions in everything from statement-making lighting to sculptural-like vases and artwork.

Softened kitchen furnishings

we love incorporating lamps and other unexpected décor and finish elements to soften the hard lines of kitchen cabinetry and appliances.

We’re excited about seeing more furniture-like builds in the kitchen and living-space-like decor in the kitchen this year.

We’ve been using artwork in kitchens for years.

Warmer material & color palettes

these warm tones are comforting and inviting, encouraging you to sit down and stay awhile.

From terracotta to deep brown hues and warm natural stone and woods, we’re expecting to see even more warm material and color palettes in 2022.

Although warm and rusty tones are typically associated with autumn and winter months, we anticipate them having a year-round staying power as we continue to create spaces of refuge at home.


a great way to add a new layer of material or texture in your home, fill an empty space, bring in height variation, or all of the above!

While pedestals aren’t a new trend, we’re seeing more and more people incorporate them into their spaces, and we’re all for it!

We’re excited to see new variations on pedestal materials and colors, and we might even have a few to share in our upcoming collections with McGee & Co (hint hint).


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