16 of the Hottest Fall/Winter Interior Trends of 2018

Updated 07/16/19
Fall/Winter Home Trends 2018
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When fall rolls around, the urge to redecorate always hits us hard. After the carefree days of summer, we're finally ready to get back to the grind and nest while the temperatures slowly drop, so it's only natural to want to get our spaces up to snuff before we hibernate. In New York, this season also comes on the heels of NYNOW, which happens each summer and gives us plenty of inspiration to get our decorating gears turning. Think of it as the fashion week of home décor. 

While décor is arguably less fleeting than fashion—after all, who would want to swap sofas every season—the approach to decorating isn't so different to dressing oneself. You start with a few basic pieces, accessorize with trendy accents, and add a few investment pieces to your collection along the way. So, what décor trends should you add to your home this coming season? From ribbed glass to terra-cotta and postmodern accents, we outline the top fall/winter home trends for 2018 below.

Blonde Wood

Resident Offset Stool $425
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In past years, we've seen a lot of darker and cooler wood tones, but trends point toward warm blonde woods becoming more mainstream in the coming seasons. 

Mushroom Lamps

Harto Nina Table Lamp $399
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Say goodbye to traditional lampshades and exposed bulbs; 2018/2019 is all about dome shades, which give lamps that well-known mushroom look. 

Ribbed Glass

Bolia Tictac Bowl $63
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Ribbed glass is now officially a "thing", with the material appearing on everything from glassware to lighting. We especially love it when paired with brass. 

Cylinder Legs

ASH X WC WC4 Table $6525
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In this collection by Will Cooper, the chief creative officer of ASH NYC, cylinder legs are at the forefront. But this isn't a standalone trend. We've seen cylinder legs on everything from sofas to consoles and more.

Opaque Lanterns

Iskos-Berlin Knit-Wit High Oval Pendant $1186
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We've already called out the resurgence of Noguchi paper lanterns, but we're now seeing new fabric, hue, and shape iterations of the trend. Get ready for more. 

Postmodern

The Inside Scalloped Screen $249
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Furniture startup The Inside was one of the first retailers to call postmodern as a major trend, but this has been bubbling around for quite a while. Think abstract geometric shapes and bold mismatched colors.

Terra-Cotta

Egg Collective x Natalie Weinberger Stone Lamp $1850
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From lamps to tiles to planters, terra-cotta is making a full comeback—and some of the objects coming out of this trend are extremely stylish. Case in point, this terra-cotta clay lamp by Natalie Weinberger.

Artistic Rugs

Pieces Field House Rug $240
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For the more adventurous design aficionados, we're seeing more rugs that double as art, like this one from Pieces, which is part of a larger tennis-inspired collection called Court Series.

Mirror Art

Bride & Wolfe Lip Mirror $150
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Brands from Bride & Wolfe to Bower have spearheaded artistic mirrored art, and we're now seeing iterations of them in big brand stores, which tells us this trend will only get bigger with time.

'80s Sofas

Logan Grey Boucle Sofa
CB2 Logan Grey Boucle Sofa $1499
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PSA: Your grandma's '80s sofa is making a major comeback this year, as we're seeing more bouclé rounded sofas surface among designers and major retailers. Honestly, we're already in love. 

Luxe Wellness

Fredericks & Mae Incense Holder $95
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If 2018 was the year of wellness, 2019 will be the year when we see those wellness products go full luxe, like this stunning incense burner by Fredericks & Mae made of maple wood and brass.

Curved Seating

Effie Tripod Chair
Anthropologie Effie Tripod Chair $698
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The curved velvet chair trend has been around for a while now, but it's now going full-on mainstream with major retailers, like Anthropologie and West Elm, adopting it. 

Arches

Bower Slim Archway Mirror $2950
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Arches are seeing a major resurgence in everything from architecture to home décor and furniture. This archway mirror by Bower is a perfect example. 

Verdigris

Rosie Li Inez Wallmount $2900
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Lighting designers are jumping on a new metal trend: verdigris—a bright bluish-green encrustation or patina formed on copper or brass by atmospheric oxidation. Don't be surprised if you see much more of this material in the coming months.

Terrazzo

Slash Objects Rubber Coaster Brass Ring Set $95
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Terrazzo will continue to be a trend in the coming season, especially for smaller accessories. Think of it as the new black marble.

Sculptural Floor Lamps

Allied Maker Wood Totem $7500
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Long gone are the days of boring floor lamps. This fall, it's all about lighting that doubles as sculpture, like this stunning totem floor lamp by Allied Maker.

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