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4 Hot Interior Design Trends for 2016

Our trend forecast calls for heavy doses of black, saturated and sumptuous furnishings—and texture, texture, texture.

Predicting the future may be impossible, but that doesn’t stop us from trying. We polled in-the-know design lovers, scoured the hottest shops and pored over gorgeous spaces from forward-thinking designers all across Western Canada to lock in our favourite looks for 2016.

Western Living’s 2016 Home Decor and Design Trends

2016 Design Trend #1: Modern Drama

Get ready for richer interior designs full of fearless colour and pattern play. See product picks and paint palettes for this trend here.


2016 Design Trend #2: Contemporary Beach House

Sandy shores and ocean palettes inspire a modern new nautical. See key pieces and palettes from this trend here.

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2016 Design Trend #3: Edgy Scandinavian

Minimalist white interiors embrace the dark side. See our favourite pieces and paint hues for this trend here.


2016 Design Trend #4: Organic Luxe

Ultra-layered, monochromatic spaces play up texture instead of colour. See key pieces and palettes for this look here.


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