Discover Germany, Issue 81, December 2019

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Design trends of 2020 2020 is approaching, and so we thought it would be a great idea to check out which trends will be dominating our interiors in the coming year and take a look at some core trend predictions for 2020. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF

Each season usually brings with it different decoration trends for one’s own four walls, and it’s always exciting to see what designers and consumers think our interior spaces should look like. Generally speaking, it looks like touchscreens, unwelcoming light and cold interiors are ‘out’, while cosy, warm spaces are ‘in’. Meanwhile, there are three themes that show no signs of waning in popularity: 10  |  Issue 81  |  December 2019

wellbeing, comfort and sustainability. Let’s dig deeper and take a look at some core trends for 2020. Humble materials This trend might not be entirely new, as most of our interiors probably already incorporate ‘humble’, down-to-earth materials such as rattan, jute or sisal. But in 2020, designers will take this look even further

and start to incorporate plywood, hemp, burnt wood and terracotta, too. These materials are known to give our interiors warmth, as well as a cool, relaxed, natural look that is sure to suit any room. Marble Another trend that is omnipresent right now is marble – marble design pieces, marble walls and much more. Marble has had a huge revival in recent years, although traditionally, the material had been confined to bathroom interiors and kitchens. However, some stylish, chic and contemporary interior ideas of late have made marble a material that can be used all over the house. For