2018 Design Trends | Frogtape
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Each year, veteran interior designer and DIY television personality, Taniya Nayak, partners with FrogTape® painter’s tape to uncover the latest home design trends. Apply these concepts to your next paint project for a fresh, contemporary style.

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Modern blue foyer space


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Bright triangle-patterned accent wall


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Create the perfect “at home paradise” by blending tropical elements, plush greens and shiny pops of metallic with a neutral backdrop for a “sophisticated” meets “exuberant” vibe. If your design could speak – it would say “How you doin’???”

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Simple to the Max

Hey! Go big or go home….in the simplest way imaginable. Appreciate the combination of bold patterns with understated color to truly embrace the form and the design. While this trend is monochromatic in nature, it leaves nothing to the imagination! Allow yourself to let loose and get wild with pattern. Layer multiple patterns with one another and enjoy the clean, uncluttered chaos of it all.

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Faux Natural

Enhanced natural beauty, textural elements paired with graphic vibrant imagery. We are seeing a major trend where rustic, untreated walls are paired with vibrant neon tones. Find the magic in introducing an unnatural looking element into a very neutral and natural setting.

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Back to the Future

This trend has that cool, seamless pairing of retro and modern. What’s old is now new – and better than ever before! This goes beyond having fun with just the colors, where we introduce the pales with the pops, but we take it a step further where we take classic, vintage pieces of furniture and pair them with modern, futuristic patterns and a shiny glossy finish. Unique and one of a kind!

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Made With Love

This is a livable and lovable design that is hand-crafted, handmade and imperfectly perfect. This is the true essence of DIY. Creating warm and cozy spaces that are customized and made just for you! Introduce a nubby woven blanket, crocheted/macramé wall hanging, ivory plates on a lavender accent wall. These small, personal touches transform just any room to “your” room. 

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New England Preppy

Preppy meets sexy - New England style. I think I have this look down, being a true New Englander myself. This trend pairs white linen with navy and cool blues, but what gives it the authentic New England vibe is an accent of camel color leather. 

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