Top Interior Designing Products and Trends to Look Out For in 2018

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Top Interior Designing Products and Trends to Look Out For in 2018

G Plus Feature | February 26, 2018 17:37 hrs

The holidays are now behind us and we’re wondering how to get back the magic and spruce things up back again. One of the most effective ways is to do this is to invest and integrate some design trends into our homes. That being said, if you're planning to buy a new apartment or refurbish the old one, you should be aware of the current interior designing trends to give your house a classy look. 

The bold, eccentric and expensive decorating ideas of the previous years are now gone. Reasonably frugal, practical, eco-friendly and comfortable are the design trends of 2018 that can help create a utilitarian and pleasant interiors.

So here are the top interior designing trends to look out for in 2018:

Wooden Flooring – This time, go for wooden flooring instead of tiles or marble flooring. Wood is a common choice as a flooring material and can come in various styles, colours, cuts, and species. It is not only cheaper and easier to install, it also has a softer surface and is a low maintenance product. Laminated wooden flooring has been gaining huge popularity for its resistance to stain and wear resistant layer. 


Clay Cladding – Clay bricks are one of the oldest and most trusted construction materials. Whether you’re building a new home, a commercial building or just renovating an old one, clay bricks can be used anywhere – on the ground or on the wall. Clay bricks have emerged as a very useful and beneficial green building construction material and its usage is growing exponentially. Made from modified soil, these flexible bricks provide the benefits of fire resistance, breathability, non-toxicity, durability and are recyclable. Guwahati based businessman Anuj Joshi, who is also an exclusive dealer of MCM Phomi, a clay cladding product said that clay cladding is currently in major demand. “People use clay cladding for both interior and exterior work for both offices and residences and this versatility is what is exciting for builders and designers,” said Joshi.

Earthen Luxury - As our lives become more hectic and reliant on technology, our desire to reconnect with nature and to return to a simpler way of life gets reflected in the design and style of our homes. Organic materials and traditional handcrafts, such as rustic lanterns, and earthen vases will continue to gain momentum.

Designer Natural Veneers - Veneers are natural decorative covering of fine wood, applied to a coarser wood or other material. You can choose from a stunning range of the most exotic veneers inspired by nature’s spectacular canvas casting mystical shadows or breezy and cheerful with a calming touch to your house. “Since veneer is natural wood, it imparts a warm and a natural wooden look to the surfaces on which they are used. This can be used for furniture and panelling of all kinds and are considered a great option for residences,” said Joshi. 

Designer Fans – Guwahati has recently seen a flux in the range of designer fans. From chandeliers hanging off the fans to Bluetooth enabled fans, a lot of high-end products are now available in the market and they're here to stay. You can choose from a variety of designer fans which are available for all types of home interiors. 

Ceramics, glass & metal - Terracotta, ceramic vases, home accents and art are modern trends in decorating. Glossy tile designs, glass, and metal elements are set to bring elegant shine into modern interiors in 2018 and make rooms look stylish, exclusive, and bright.

Bold colours - Bold colours have made a comeback in 2018. A movement to intense colours and blending them with pastels and neutral colours of natural wood, stone and metals is excellent news for bright colour lovers. Bright room colours reflect energetic personalities, and intense hues relate to dynamic, fast paced lifestyle. Beautiful shades of green, yellow, turquoise, and purple hues are in for 2018!

Textures - 2018 is going to be the year of leather and velvet. Velvet is billed to be the fabric of choice for statement soft furnishing. As for leather, it’s all about bedrooms - think upholstered headboards and quilted chairs.

Show-stopping doors - Time to stop thinking of interiors as just inside... Designer doors are on their way up. Whether the doors are painted with a neon hue, framed by decadent bay trees or has a message mat in front of it - people aren’t skimping on outdoors. 

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