Our trend forecast calls for heavy doses of black, saturated and sumptuous furnishings€”and texture, texture, texture.

Predicting the future may be impossible, but that doesn’t stop us from trying. We polled in-the-know design lovers, scoured the hottest shops and pored over gorgeous spaces from forward-thinking designers all across Western Canada to lock in our favourite looks for 2016.

Western Living’s 2016 Home Decor and Design Trends

modern-drama2016 Design Trend #1: Modern Drama

Get ready for richer interior designs full of fearless colour and pattern play. See product picks and paint palettes for this trend here.


2016 Design Trend #2: Contemporary Beach House

Sandy shores and ocean palettes inspire a modern new nautical. See key pieces and palettes from this trend here.scandinavian modern

2016 Design Trend #3: Edgy Scandinavian

Minimalist white interiors embrace the dark side. See our favourite pieces and paint hues for this trend here.


2016 Design Trend #4: Organic Luxe

Ultra-layered, monochromatic spaces play up texture instead of colour. See key pieces and palettes for this look here.