Trends Photo Credit: Jamie Bezemer

Hot Look for 2018: Make It Bold

Enough playing it safe, this emerging ethos is about embracing the unusual, the distinct and the standouts that dare to make a statement.


“The pendulum is swinging in the opposite direction of clean and minimal,” says Vancouver interior designer Karin Bohn of House of Bohn. “Where clean and soft spaces were once celebrated, now spaces will be layered with textured fabrics, interesting materials and sculptural shapes.”

Designer Inspo

This Paul Lavoie–designed living room is proof you can push colour (blues, pinks and purples), pattern and embellishments to the edge without losing cohesiveness, thanks to subtle repetition.

(Photo: Jamie Bezemer.)

Get the Look: Showstoppers

Dressing Up
Modern chevron rattan looks positively 3D in this high-gloss black Carlo wood nightstand ($599).

Plant Forward
The Bloc Studios Posture vase (from $305) is pushing the boundaries of planter design.

Rock Out
Every mesmerizing edge is illuminated in the sculptural white Rock suspension pendant ($1,096).

Art Attack
Set the scene with this Lichtenstein-inspired pop art wallpaper, You Think? Red.

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