2018's five hottest décor trends that you need to get on board with


In your bold quest to get your dynamic visual game on, here are the diverse design influences that will make your house on trend this year. 

Elevated neutral tones

This year, unrestrained but balanced tones that will give a sink-in organic warmth is what the decor scene is all about.

Inspired by nature, this trend combines luxurious materials to give you a solid foundation to decorate with pieces according to your style.

Square shelves, set of 2 at Superbalist, R499.

Hairpin TV stand, Superbalist, R2,499.

Digital prints

Smart art wallpaper is arguably the best way to make a statement in a dull living room.

If you want to shy away from the glitz and glamour of fancy interior pieces, then this is the trend to introduce on your walls.

Read more: R25 million for a house basically right on the beach? Beach, please!

Red wiggles digital print wallpaper, Smart Art.

Room dividers

According to the Decorex SA team, 2018 also welcomes the division that will ensure both comfort and privacy simulatenously. 

If you're brimming with ideas, know that the contemporary way to divide and style a large space is through wood or metal, and a stylish shelf that can accomodate various items can do just that.

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Oak and steel Turner shelf, Weylandts, R19,995.

Griffin room divider, cielo lifestyle, R3,399.

Metal furniture

Expanding from the above trend, Decorex SA also includes metal furniture as part of the hottest ways to inject life into and amplify your chic interior this year. 

Think mirrors, chairs, tables, bookshelves, and the most interesting - metal bookshelves.

X table, Superbalist, R909.

Amadeus furniture

Yes, you read right – the Plascon colour of the year, amadeus will be ruling our homes this year. The earthy, yellow-tinted hue is a colour that "brings the grounding energy that holds a more diverse palette together," notes SA decor

Read more: Get your home's groove back with an all-white aesthetic

Kensington 2-seater sofa, Mrp Home, R5,000.

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