This year, TikTok saw no shortage of fresh interior design trends, ranging from pop culture-inspired to just plain innovative. Barbiecore seemed to have led the pack once again, carrying over from its debut in 2022 and spawning a whole new world of pretty-in-pink design styles.
Movies and television—like The Summer I Turned Pretty, Wonka, and Scott Pilgrim—stole the show, spurring designers to emulate the big screen. And people returned to maximalism in a big way, favoring the personalized and collected over the sleek and store bought.
Many of the trends that took off on social media this year made lasting impressions on interior designers and the industry. But when the trends move so quickly (and the videos only last a couple minutes), the cycle of design inspiration can start to feel overwhelming.
That’s why we're here to reflect on our favorite TikTok design trends of 2023, along with some expert predictions for what's to come this year. So get scrolling—you’ll want to be prepared for all that’s to come to the TikTok design world.
We have a soft spot for many of the micro-aesthetics that came out of Barbiecore—the trend that got its start in 2022 but really took off with the live-action movie’s release this year. Floral, feminine, and frilly aesthetics popped up in every room of the house, from the coquette aesthetic, to rom-com core, to lovecore, and beyond. And while pink was the name of the game, other candy-toned, light-hearted hues fell in with the trend as well.
While the Barbiecore spinoffs probably won’t outlive the Barbie hype in their all-out iterations, there’s a lot to love about the concept—and elements to take into the new year. The playful color palettes, plush accessories, andRead more on bhg.com