The Frisky 70s have seemed to appeal to the young, playful minds of this era. No wonder some styles have timeless and classic appeal to them, but there are still some particular styles that people end up growing fond of over time.
The trends of the past are set to revive in 2023, for classic home furniture never goes out of style. Even the experts in the industry predicted that we had precisely reached a distant shore of restraint for this kind of design style, but the 21st century has embraced the iconic 70s era with arms wide open. The exuberance is innovating and making a comeback; accent colors, bronze finishes, and acrylic coffee tables are adorning homes and workplaces once again.
The Victorian era was all about abundance of patterns, ornamentation, heavy usage of jewel tones, and more such stuff. The Victorian style had a very rich appeal, making it a distinct interior design style. It was a time when patterns and floral prints ruled, when rugs were introduced in the design setting. Rich colors like reds, blues, greens, and browns amplified vibrancy and life in any setting they were placed in. It is still astounding how Victorian decor was labeled as fussy and flamboyant; however, those are the details that are of crisp elegance, making the style look absolutely gorgeous
Victorian-style furniture had all that it took to add character and interest to the houses; having been revived, it also leaves you feeling nostalgic. The generous proportions give them a sense of understated grandeur, which boasts respect and honor. This is one of the styles that has stood the test of time and made it to the top trending influences in 2023.
You can spot Victorian furniture from a distance; those orante carvings, dark wood, and heavy, luxurious fabrics were the combination that stood out.
There is so much to unfold for 2023 furniture trends, starting with voluptuous silhouettes, statement stoneware, and more reclaimed styles of the past. Let’s explore some of the trends that made it to 2023 from the vintage era.
Soft and inviting curves
Home is a space that should look and feel inviting, and straight lines and linear patterns end up creating a stark and cold look. That’s when curves come to the rescue; the voluptuous surroundings will elevate the layout and ultimately soften the visual appeal of the room, making it more welcoming.
- Use of sustainable materials
The use of sustainable and natural materials not only supports the environment but also adds a grounding and raw dimension to our living spaces, which ultimately leaves us feeling more calm and happy. Natural materials also offer us multisensory experiences; that experience in itself is so enigmatic that it aligns so peacefully with our humanness. As suggested by a texture artist, ‘it is the least processed materials that provoke the deepest responses, and it eventually improves our overall health and well-being.
Moreover, sustainable furniture reduces the carbon footprint, and an average piece of furniture causes about 47 kg of carbon dioxide emissions, which is equal to burning 20 liters of fuel. Hence, turning toward more sustainable choices is the solution. Generally sustainable materials used to make furniture are hemp, cork, and bamboo.
Influences from the 70s, 80s, and 90s
Retro 70s-90s have had a huge influence on the interior and fashion industries in the past year, and the nostalgic nod to styles and trends is here to stay even in 2023. The iconic flamboyant designs from the 1970s have returned; the bright colors, bronze finishes, and striking space-age furniture have been a truly adventurous era for design. This has made people take bigger and bolder risks with furniture this year.
- Thrifted, unique, and quirky finds
In 2023, there is also a big shift in the choices that people are making; they are becoming more accepting of second-hand items. With the increasing cost of living consumers have accepted the need to lower their expenditure on certain items, especially when they are spending that money on trends that are not here to last. And what could be better than having unique and quirky vintage furniture at a fraction of the price, all of it without having to invest hefty amounts of money into it?
2023 is seeing a comeback of antique sourcing, reclaiming, restoring, and upcycling. Taking what you already have and finding a way to work it around in a different way can feel extremely rewarding, very personal, and just as effective as getting a brand new piece of furniture at home.
- Statement stone
One of the classic home furniture trends is this one: adorning your home with beautiful and luxurious natural stones like marble and granite. A stone typically never goes out of style; it is timeless when used in homes. However, in 2023, these durable and enduring stone materials will become even more present in home interiors and won’t just be reserved for kitchens.
In the world of interiors, this is one of the biggest upcoming, or, let's say, ongoing, trends of the year. It successfully adds a hint of luxury to everyday interior items. The timelessness of this material makes it the right choice to be used around the house alongside some bold, classic home furniture.In a Nutshell
Overall, these interior trends will collectively establish a more collected and appealing individual look. Looking at the list of trends, we can say that people are inclining more towards a decadent and collected home, making it an elegant blend of the old and new.