When you think about the way design shapes the world we live in, IKEA is likely at the forefront of your mind. Their pieces are affordable yet reliable; the DIY world adores how they can personalize the furniture. It's one of the most popular home stores in the world. So when IKEA releases a style guide—namely, its first ever—we listen.
The debut guide four emerging interior design movements: warm minimalism, Swedish roots, modern playfulness, and Scandinavian folklore. In a world in which, according to IKEA, 51% of those surveyed say that “home is their favorite place to be,” it’s no wonder we’re always trying to find a style that speaks to us.
For each style in the guide, the furniture giant offers design tips, color palettes, product recommendations, and—in classic IKEA fashion—room inspo.
«Whether you fall in love with one style, or decide to experiment and mix them up, is up to you,» Seana Strawn, country home furnishing and retail design manager, wrote in the forward. «What matters is you choose what's best for your home and what fills your everyday life with comfort and joy.»
From solving organizational stress to making your home the vibrant space you always want to be in, here's a breakdown of each movement IKEA is predicting homes will see in 2024.
Warm minimalism prioritizes playfulness and functionality, and it highlights calming colors like deep, warm, muted blues, browns, and pinks. Clean lines, geometric patterns, and natural materials like warm wood create a space that feels put together and welcoming.
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