Hint: You’re going to want to hit up an antique store ASAP.
Take a quick glimpse into any room in your home and consider what’s one of the first things that you notice. Probably your furniture, right? Pieces like couches, chairs, beds, and tables often take up the most visual real estate in any room, so it’s important to get those picks right. That also means that they’re a great place to experiment with trends, allowing you to transform the vibe of your space with just the swap of a chair or the addition of a side table.
As we close out the year and look to 2024, trends become a natural topic of conversation, especially in the design world. After all, everyone wants to know what to shop for and what pieces we’ll be seeing everywhere in the coming year. To get the lowdown on all the best furniture trends for 2024, we went straight to the source, tapping a slew of design experts to get their take on the pieces you’ll be adding to your wishlist very soon (if you haven’t already!).
Pattern has been in for a while, but homeowners generally tend to stick to safe prints (think: a classic ticking stripe) instead of committing to a bolder pattern. However, that’s all due to change in 2024. Designers predict the furniture industry will be embracing pattern in a big—err, small—way, with bold but bitsy prints covering everything from occasional chairs and ottomans to couches.
“We are seeing more patterns being introduced in design, and a nice way to try this is by adding small-scale prints to your furniture pieces,” suggests designer Bria Hammel of Bria