7 Ways to Tastefully Incorporate the Past, Present and Future in Home Design

Posted by Steps at eXp Realty on Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 2:31pm.


The future is now! 2017 interior design trends are forecasted to be focused on an artistic blend of the past, present and future. From futuristic devices to hand-crafted wood furniture, it is going to prove to be an eclectic and stylish year for home design.  Sound overwhelming? Here are a few staples to help you keep your home ahead of the times.

The Past

Mixed-Texture Interior: If you’ve been waiting for grandma’s velour couch to come back in style, the wait is over! In fact, go ahead and keep the pillows from your current couch and see how you like it. 2017 is the year to get bold with mixing textures

Artisan Crafted Furniture: Last year DIY reigned and Pinterest was a home decor source for the masses. While many still enjoy Pinteresting, the new trend is Artisan-crafted furniture and accessories.

The Present

Greens & Blues: The tradition of Feng Shui and color therapy has been trending rampantly in the West for many years, and the trend continues! Shades of green’s and blue’s are known to be calming and inviting, and are great accents on any walls or room accents.

Subway Tiling: Subway tiling is a primary example of combining the charm of the past with the shine of the present. This design scheme is minimalistic yet eye-catching, and is best used for kitchen backsplashes.

Marble: The use of marble countertops continues to thrive, however in 2017 the lust for the beautiful marble pattern has grown. The trend has led to marble pattern walls, floors, and room accents.

The Future

“Smart Home” Features: These days, not only is there an app for everything but there is a device as well! Home duties are no exception. Depending on your household needs, you can choose from a vast variety of helpful tools such as “smart lighting” systems, DIY home security systems, even remote-controlled shades.

Fold-Up Appliances: Simplicity and luxurious minimalism and spacious areas are trending in 2017, so there is no better time to install fold-up appliances. You can even find an entire kitchen that folds up into a box!


Not sure which to start with? Luckily, you can combine any of these home features to create an unforgettable and tasteful setting for your home. get creative, get courageous, and get decorating!



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