Buck the trends

Interior designers choose personalizing over ‘in’ things in 2018

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 2 a.m.

The curved lines and saturated color of this lounge chair is reminescent of the 1970s and right on point for 2018, according to designer Athena Calderone.

As the new year dawns, it's not only a chance to reflect on our accomplishments, but also an opportunity to look forward and set new goals for our health, career, relationships and home, too. While we don't subscribe to the "new year, new you" tropes, we do believe in the power of intention setting. By clearly articulating your thoughts and desires, you can truly set yourself up for success. And who doesn't want to kick off a new year like that?

Designer Athena Calderone would love to see reclaimed wood and other rustic furnishing eradicated in 2018.

Brushed metal fixtures are so 2017. Black fixtures will shine in 2018, says Thea Home co-founder Dorianne Loshitzer.

Round mirrors were all the rage last year.

Black kitchens are on point for 2018, designers say.

White-on-white kitchens are on their way out, according to Claire Staszak of Centered by Design.

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