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Incredible Home Design Trends of 2021 for Your New Smyrna Beach Home

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 10:30AM

Incredible Home Design Trends of 2021 for Your New Smyrna Beach Home

The events of the past year have forced many of us to spend more time in our homes than ever before. Even after a sense of normalcy is restored to our everyday lives, the pandemic has drawn our attention to two main themes of interior home design: building a functional space and creating a sense of calm despite a chaotic outside world. Design trends are constantly changing but these 5 are sure to help you improve the quality of your living space over the coming months!

Navy is the New Black

Classic blue was named 2020’s color of the year by Pantone but interior designers say that blues are here to stay well into 2021 – especially darker hues like navy and velvet blue. By painting your walls a soothing color like blue, your space is instantly transformed into a place for relaxation. Because we spend so much time at home, it is important for our habitat to be as soothing as possible. However, some shades of blue can create feelings of depression, so we recommend infusing accents of brighter colors to balance it out.

Let in the Sun

This year, homeowners are placing a greater focus on allowing more sunlight into their living spaces, especially during the darker days of winter. Replace your heavy curtains with blinds or sheer curtains, or simply keep the windows bare, to allow more light in. There are many benefits to natural light, including an increase in serotonin, and it is more important than ever to fill our homes with sunlight since we are staying inside more frequently.

Take Care of Your Plants

With so much sunlight pervading our homes now, it is the perfect time to share your living space with real plants. Fake plants offered convenience in the past, but experts now suggest going for the real deal because they give homeowners a mental escape from everything else in the world. By taking the time to care for plants, your mind will be less occupied by unpleasant things. Plus, plants positively impact your health by purifying the air and even improving your mood.

Reevaluate Your Spaces

With a greater focus on the functionality of spaces within our homes, it may be time to say goodbye to formal dining rooms or rarely used living rooms. Instead, turn those spaces into something more practical for your day-to-day life, such as a work from home office, a place where your kids can do schoolwork, or even just a lounge built for relaxing. These unique spaces are replacing formal rooms for their practicality and because they enable you to make a space totally your own by injecting your personality.

Make Your Furniture Pull Double Duty

Now that we are spending more time at home, our furniture needs to be beautiful as well as functional. When picking pieces for your home or swapping out what you already have, consider multi-purpose furniture. For example, utilize a console table in place of a desk or save space with a fold-down table. Furniture like this can be especially practical in smaller homes which have been forced to accommodate more stay-at-home activities.

Now that our homes are also acting as our schools, restaurants, and offices in addition to being our living spaces, it is important to approach your home interior design with practicality and functionality in mind. You do not have to compromise the quality of your home life even amid the pandemic, especially when you live in a custom home built by Platinum Builders. Our home designs and quality workmanship are some of the most sought after in the area. Just give us a call today to learn more about our lavish floor plans and communities.


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