Personal and picked to perfection, your home should represent you and your family. These 5 architectural trends for 2016 are the perfect place to come home to at the end of a long day. Whether you want a cozy home for two or a regal estate for a large brood, you are sure to find the space that steals your heart and makes home even more spectacular.
Reminiscent of the Gatsby era, art deco is still alive and well. With plenty of old world charm, these styles lend themselves well to vintage-esque furniture with skinny, pronounced legs and glamorous touches of shine. Try a sunburst mirror for your entryway or a velveteen chaise for your reading nook.
There is just something so pure about this architectural favorite, inviting and simplistic, that makes it feel like home. Incorporate classic decor for a truly authentic look. Consider furniture inspired by the 40’s and 50’s for a style that really makes your space sing.
With intricate exposed wood beams and hearty brick fireplaces, the craftsman lends itself well to comfy, overstuffed furniture and dark, mahogany woods. Because it is known for its expansive roominess, this style is a great option for growing families.
An American classic, log homes are the perfect choice for those who like to live life off the grid. Authentically antique, these homes evoke an ambiance of days gone by. Incorporate a wood burning stove for a truly authentic experience. Consider furniture with bold, log siding and comfortable, cushy seating to make your little slice of prairie life even more homey.
Regal and grand, a tudor looks like it might house the world’s most substantial library of old, antique Faulkner books. This style is synonymous with tradition and plays well with academic-esque portraits, intricate frames and tall, elegant wood worked furniture like handcrafted bookshelves from IFN Modern with coordinating books from your color palette.
From cozy craftsmen to regal tudors, your home should be a direct reflection of your own personal style. No one perfect choice, take time to zone in on a few styles that tickle your fancy… the home you end up falling in love with just might take you by surprise.