Home / Style Guide / Inspirations / Latest Home Trends 7 Home Style Trends for 2018 Looking for inspiration to make your house a home? Need help to narrow down on the exact look you imagine for your remodel or refresh? Today's trends are more vast than ever and flow together often to create genuinely personal styles. Below are a just a few of the hottest home design trends to get your creativity flowing. 1. MODERN FARMHOUSE Cozy. Livable. Contemporary. For anyone longing for simplicity and comfort in a fast-paced world, Modern Farmhouse delivers exceptionally livable style. Natural materials and soothing textures add a feminine touch to this marriage of traditional farmhouse, industrial and contemporary styles that feel clean, chic and cozy. EASY (AND NEUTRAL) DOES IT For a look that doesn't look like it's trying too hard, stick to a neutral palette of warm greys, whites, beiges and blues. SAY "YES" TO NATURAL, "NO" TO PERFECTION Cotton, linen, sisal, leather, raw wood and metal, handmade ceramics. Durable, unfussy materials make the look even more livable. MIX IT UP Vintage accessories combined with modern pieces add warmth and give a space character. Kichler's Modern Farmhouse collections include: Moorgate Evan Cobson Crosby Circolo 2. MID-CENTURY MODERN Open. Minimal. Urban. Clean, sleek and minimalistic, the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic came of age in the mid-20th century and shows no signs of diminishing in popularity. Perfect for those living in urban areas where space is at a premium, or those who merely prefer a simpler, more minimal look, the style plays well with others and can be found at many price levels. STRAIGHT LINES & DELICATE CURVES Flat planes, sleek finishes, clean lines, curves, and touches of asymmetry are hallmarks of Mid-Century Modern Style. WHITE, BRIGHT & ABSTRACT White and bright colors and abstract patterns reinforce the clean lines and modern feel of the style. NATURE INTEGRATION Wood grain, finished metal, and large windows establish a connection to nature. Kichler's Mid-Centry Modern collections include: Aura Branches Armstrong Erzo Jasper 3. SCANDINAVIAN CHIC Light. Refined. Elegant. In Scandinavian countries, long, dark days call for light and airy interiors. Characterized by simplicity, functionality and quality craftsmanship, Scandinavian home style allows people reconnect with nature and engage in a simpler, more balanced way of life. NATURAL & ORGANIC Tactile and organic materials like woven linen and cotton mix with plants and simple flowers to turn home into a natural place of rest and recharge. LIGHT, AIRY & PALE Colors and finishes are soft, light and delicate (think LOTS of white mixed with dove grey and light blue), giving interiors a bright and airy feel. CRAFTED BY HAND Scandinavian style is known for its craftsmanship. A minimal number of hand-crafted accessories will allow each to take a place of honor in the space. Kichler's Scandinavian Chic collections include: Danika Devin 4. BOHEMIAN Unique. Colorful. Carefree. Musts and shoulds get tossed to the side with this bold, bright, and happy style that's always individualistic, and never, ever perfect. Inspired by the carefree décor of the '70's, Bohemian style emphasizes patterns, colors, textures, and items inspired by world travel. Perfect for the non-conformist, the only rule about Bohemian style is, there are no rules. COLOR. COLOR. COLOR. Bold and vibrant jewel tones add depth to walls, fabrics, overdyed rugs, pillows and everything you can think of. Rich, woven, organic materials add texture and warmth. GET ECLECTIC Vintage furniture. Personal items inspired from global travels. Think Morocco, Mexico, Indonesia with lots of plants, beading, fringe and tassels. Choose the pieces that speak to you and mix them all together for a one-of-a-kind look. FILL IT UP Leave no space unfilled. With Bohemian style, more is more. Add more rugs, more pillows, more throws, more accessories. Kichler's Bohemian collections include: Palisades Organique Brisbane 5. NEW TRADITIONAL Classic. Timeless. Comfortable. Traditional style—based on 18th- and 19th-century European decorating—shows no signs of diminishing in popularity, but New Traditional takes it to a lighter, less formal, much more livable level. Embracing well-made wood pieces, classic colors, and rich fabrics, this is the style for everyone who craves a little more classic luxury in their everyday lives. IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS Feminine fringe. Tufting and piping. Nailhead trim. Landscape and portrait paintings. Built-in cabinetry. And collections of books, china, prints, ceramics. Thoughtful (and sometimes lavish) details are the hallmarks of New Traditional style. PRINT. PATTERN. COLOR. For solid colors, think rich fabrics like velvet, leather, silk and linen. For patterned wallpapers, upholstery and rugs, go with florals, damask, paisley and Chinoiserie prints. SYMMETRY & BALANCE Everything New Traditional feels harmonious, with classic lines and feminine curves. Kichler's New Traditional collections include: Rosemont Niles Arena Cove 6. ART DECO Glamorous. Modern. Retro. With its bold, geometric patterns, sculptural forms, and modern materials, Art Deco takes a shift away from traditional design to something more glamorous and modern. Originating in the 1920's and rising to popularity in the '30's, it distinctive look allows for truly personal expression. TIME TO SHINE Metallics (especially gold and brass) aren't the only shine factors in Art Deco style: mirrors, glass, lacquer, chrome, ebony and marble give it its distinctive look. ARCHITECTURAL ROOTS Art Deco has its roots in 1920's architecture. Bold, geometric patterns and sculptural, angular forms that echo the design of the era's skyscrapers bring a touch of deco to any décor. LARGE SCALE There's no room for "little" in Art Deco. Accessories and lighting are large, bold, and attention grabbing. Kichler's Art Deco collections include: Empire Emile Aster Vance Downtown Deco 7. TRANSITIONAL Traditional. Contemporary. Timeless. Modern lines meet classic curve in this timeless blend of traditional and contemporary styles. More relaxed than traditional design, there's a focus on simplicity and sophistication, which creates a serene overall look and feel. TEXTURE ADDS INTEREST By mixing jute with wood, leather with linen, and subtle patterns with solids, you have Transitional style GET RELAXED Neutral backgrounds. understated patterns, a mix of wood species and a multitude of fabric textures with a jolt of color from artwork, a lamp or a pair of pillows contribute to the fresh and confident mood of transitional styling. MINIMAL ACCESSORIES Accessories are few and far between, but those that are chosen make a clear statement. The lack of excess ornamentation allows for greater focus on the overall sophistication of the design. Kichler's Transitional collections include: Palisades Alton Grand Bank Organique Brisbane For more home lighting ideas, visit our lighting galleries.