The top 2023 home remodeling design trends are in, and the team at Corvallis Custom Kitchens & Baths can’t wait to share them with you! It’s all about natural textures, playing with color, feeling great in your space, and personalized custom design. What are the top trends that professional architects, interior designers, and custom home builders are seeing for 2023?
1. Nature Inspiration
Biophilic design has had a big come up in the past few years and the trend is only getting more nuanced as homeowners find the elements that speak to them specifically. Wallpaper, paint, and other texture and pattern elements that feature foliage, florals, even bold animal prints, and all things related to the earth and our place in it are making their way indoors. People are also making more room for houseplants, big and small, in vintage planters. Again, this provides a feeling of timelessness, which is never the wrong way to go in remodeling.
Other ways to bring the outdoors in are large clusters of windows, skylights, and installing moving glass walls that connect to outdoor living spaces. Feeling more connected to the outdoors benefits your mood and mental health, even if you’re technically not outdoors.
2. Warm, Earthy Tones
Bringing nature indoors comes by way of color, too. The stark white and gray interiors are being replaced even more this year with warm neutrals edging out cool ones. In 2023 the colors of choice are warming up, with colors like saffron and mauve. We're taking a turn towards the warmer, creamier, sunnier, and softer hues.
Terracotta, desert shades, greens, citrus, and marigold hues that exude warmth are coming in strong. Warm earth tones go well in all parts of the house, including kitchens, dining rooms, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Muted greens, blues, and vibrant mineral shades create a relaxing atmosphere.
3. Bold New Color
Shades of pink, from a light dusty mauve to bold magenta, are the top pick in 2023. Pantone’s Viva Magenta is the 2023 color of the year, and it’s a deep pinkish-purple with blue undertones. If that sounds too bold for a full room, try the color in a half bath, on an accent wall, or on the back wall of your built-ins. You can also go for the more tame pink shades that are muted enough to be considered a warm and cozy neutral.
Although the color of the year is a vivid, deep pink, other jewel tones continue to be popular. Think deep raspberry, navy or sapphire blue, apricot, and emerald green. Jewel tones bring life into your everyday spaces and show off your personality and style. For smaller doses of these bold colors, consider your décor, like rugs, drapes, throw pillows, and furniture. Anchor these striking hues with the earthy ones mentioned above and you’ll have a nice balance in your space.
Maximalism doesn’t mean messy, but instead a highly curated layering of patterns, textures, and colors. To pull off the resurgence of maximalism in 2023 without being overwhelming, choose a careful balance of solid neutrals, jewel-toned accents, interesting light fixtures, and use finishes to create textural patterns. Your interior designer can help to guide the process of layering just the right finishes and accents.
Picture this living room composition: Herringbone ceramic wood look tile flooring, textured wallpaper in the built-ins, and coffered ceilings create patterns in the background, while a leopard print slipper chair, striped drapes, and a traditional Persian rug all work together to create a scene that’s a balance of varying patterns in different proportions. Finish the room with a quiet and warm wall color, lush velvet throw pillows, and an extra-long sofa with smooth curves in a solid color. It’s all about balanced opulence, rather than overcrowding a space.
5. Statement Ceilings
If you’re looking for a way to add more personality to your home, look up. Adding a statement ceiling is one way to add layers a la the maximalist trend. However, statement ceilings aren’t exactly new and have been used in design that celebrates personalized style. Coffered ceilings in the living room, exposed reclaimed beams in the kitchen, and vaulted ceilings in the bedroom are all spreading in popularity as homeowners are looking for ways to completely drench their homes in thoughtful detail.
6. Utilitarian-Gone-Luxe Rooms
Specialized spaces in the home have made it onto the 2023 remodeling trends list as more homeowners have recognized the value of a place for everything and everything in its place. Deck out your mudroom with built-in cubbies, a bench, extra storage, and even a place to wash the dog. Outfit your laundry room with plenty of shelves and a sink for soaking. Don’t forget to think of these rooms as an extension of your design style rather than just places of utility.
Add a butler’s pantry tucked behind the kitchen to house a spare sink, smaller appliances, and lots of extra storage. A butler’s pantry is also your answer to hiding used dishes and serving ware while you’re still busy entertaining friends and family. Carry your kitchen’s design into this space as well through matching or coordinating wood tones, hardware choices, and paint colors.
7. Energy Efficiency & Smart Homes
Technology continues to improve our experience at home with convenience, security, comfort, and energy efficiency. Homeowners are looking for more ways to make their homes less impactful on the environment and their wallets. Designing a home for energy efficiency includes choosing the right appliances, windows, doors, solar power system, and eco-friendly building materials.
Also, designing your home to be “smart” means your kitchen appliances, security system, smart thermostat, lighting, and entertainment can be controlled from your smartphone, giving you more control over how much energy your home is using as well as being safer for you and your family.
Drawing from the 2023 trend to personalize your home is the addition of arches. Arches are being used in doorways and windows, as well as to distinguish spaces in open floor concepts. An arch also continues the trend of introducing more curves in the home in 2022. Work with your designer to add arches in your built-ins and create an arched alcove in the primary bathroom over your freestanding tub. For a more non-committal approach to arches, consider choosing mirrors, art, and dining chairs that echo the arch trend.
9. Wellness Through Design
Start by asking what your needs are to feel most comfortable and at peace in your space. The biophilic design trend also lends to designing for wellness. Ample natural light, comforting textures, natural wood, and spaces meant to relax and escape are just a few examples. Also, consider creating a spa atmosphere in your primary bathroom and adding outdoor living spaces. A space just for enjoying music, exercising, and designing your kitchen to make cooking healthier meals at home all contribute to wellness design.
Home Trends in Corvallis
If 2022 is the year for remodeling your home, schedule a consultation with us. Our passion is helping our clients turn their dreams into gorgeous, functional realities every day. And if you are not sure where you want to go with your remodeling project just yet, take a look through our gallery at some of the work we’ve done recently here in Corvallis. We are excited to talk with you about your vision for your home project and excited to help you make it happen!