How to keep up with interior design trends in 2022

How to keep up with interior design trends in 2022

With the new year comes an array of exciting new interior trends to discover. But it can be tricky knowing how to keep up with interior design trends – especially when they are as changeable as the British weather!

If you feel like your home is in desperate need of a makeover, you’re not alone. Yet as we journey on in the new year ahead, there’s one question on every homeowner’s mind: what hidden gems will the design forecasts bring this year?

We’re here to share a few of 2022’s homeware predictions with you.

Traditional & timeless

If there’s one thing life stuck indoors has taught us, it’s to appreciate our homes more.

That is why it comes as no surprise that one of this year’s leading trends focuses on traditional pieces of furniture and timeless décor. Expect to see the return of a combination of natural materials such as linens, solid woods and marble surfaces. Simplistic dining furniture with antique styles is forecasted to be a popular choice this year, alongside traditional sofas with roll arms.

This trend will also look to pair understated pieces with clean, neutral tones to soothe the soul.

Bright colours & bold patterns

While 2021 saw airy Scandinavian styles sweeping the nation, 2022 is here to shake things up with some splashes of colour and lashings of texture.

While neutral tones can be calming, you may well be tired of this within your home by now. Bright colours and statement artwork can be equally beneficial for our minds by uplifting us, revitalising our homes and giving them a new lease of life.

So, what colours can we expect to see? We’re glad you asked! The top colour making a comeback this year is mustard yellow, closely followed by powder blues and refreshing greens.

Mindful workspaces

With 50% of Brits now working remotely in some capacity, having an organised home office is vital. While many made do with make-shift desks as we thought remote work would only ever be a temporary measure, the need for an adequate home office is now at the top of people’s priority lists.

Investing in a fitted home office is the best way to establish a solid environment that promotes daily productivity. Feeling organised in your workspace can directly correlate to feeling organised in your work.

Opting for built-in storage can provide you with the space you need to keep everything in order. Neatly filing your folders on fitted shelves and having dedicated drawer space for different equipment and work materials is key to remaining organised at work.

All of this seamlessly leads to a more harmonious working environment.

1970s décor

If you struggle with knowing how to keep up with the latest interior design trends, you can rest assured there will always be styles from eras gone by that boomerang their way back again – and 2022 is no different as we wave hello to chic 70s décor once more. Expect to see sunshine colour palettes paired with tonal velvet furniture, alongside bold prints and artwork.

Panelling is also a popular feature we’ve already seen cropping up across many bedroom designs, and it can be effortlessly achieved with the simple use of fitted wardrobes. As well as maximising space in your room, it will also bring a touch of style and elegance to your surroundings.


Far more than just a trend, this global movement has sparked many of us to take action. Within our homes, we are trying to do our part in the fight against climate change.

One popular trend that has surfaced from sustainability is upcycling. This involves taking old or pre-loved furniture and repurposing it to give it a new lease of life. These can be old pieces within your home that you’d like to update, or you could source some second-hand items at a local auction or charity shop that you can re-upholster. The whole point of this innovative activity is to reduce the waste that would otherwise end up in landfill.

There are various ways you can repurpose old furniture – there is no rulebook! It makes it a great pastime for anyone who wishes to unleash their creativity outside of their day job. From reusing materials to create curtains or cushions to sanding down and repainting a chest of drawers to make them as good as new again.

Give your home the ultimate 2022 makeover with Hammonds

Never question how to keep up with the latest interior design trends again. With countless fitted storage solutions that can be tailored to your home, our friendly experts can help you create a more spacious and stylish home in 2022.

Simply book a free design visit to take the first step in transforming your interior today.

You bring the space, we bring the inspiration

Whether you have an exact vision in tow, or are just at the beginning stage of your home renovation, we have heaps of inspiration for you to get stuck into. 

Find a wealth of design tips, trends and inspiration in the pages of our brochure, magazine and on our blog. Our experts are always ready to help you create dream home, pop in store or book your free design visit for experts to help on bringing your vision to life.