Just as the pandemic had an impact on the types of property in demand, so too has it affected the design trends for 2021.
2020 was a big year for the home décor market, both inside and out, especially for those homeowners who chose not to move but instead invest in reimagining their lifestyle spaces. Design trends for 2021 are predicted to take their cue from the collective pulse and include a range of choices based on necessity through to creating a personal refuge.
Working from home has made the importance of creating a dedicated office space the number one priority for many homeowners. As a result, the idea of a home office has evolved from finding a quiet space in the house to creating a dedicated location that not only caters to a work area but work-related storage items too.
The affluent, often with multiple requirements, with both parents and children needing space, have looked to repurpose rooms within their homes. There is also a clear focus that many are looking to reconfigure their spaces, so there is a distinct separation between work and family areas.
As the number of virtual meetings increased, so too has the desire to ensure that the environment showcased to other participants becomes more aesthetically pleasing. Backdrops have been redesigned to show artwork, clean lines, carefully curated furnishings, and finishing, and even new methods of lighting have been introduced to create softer more flattering images on the screen.