Emerging Design Trends: Using Color and Patterns in New Ways

Whether you're looking to refresh the design of your current home or choose design elements for a new home, deciding how you will use color and patterns should be a key part of your plan. 

Marc Thee of Marc-Michaels Interior Design, who recently spoke at the 2015 International Builders’ Show, shared several design trends that are capturing the attention of new home buyers — including the use of color and patterns. According to Thee, homes that bear the qualities of a trend often see their value stand the test of time.

Check out these four color and patterns trends and get inspired to add some design — and value — to your home.

Color on the Ceiling

Emerging Design Trends

Dining room design by Beverly Bradshaw Interiors

Resort Color Palette, Warm Neutrals

Emerging Design Trends

Bedroom design by Spinnaker Development

Highly Graphic Patterns, High or Low Contrast

Emerging Design Trends

Kitchen design by Debra Toney Interior Design and Architectural Finishes

Lack of Pattern

Emerging Design Trends

Minimalist kitchen design by Epoch Homes