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Maison Très Chic

Good design never stands still. Here are the influential trends propelling the art forward.

Photography by Sarah Brooke Lyons, Daniel Gertson, Lauren Keller

Originally published in Boerne Lifestyle

Architectural Fixtures
Lighting has become a focal point in modern interior design, seamlessly blending form and function. From statement chandeliers to minimalist pendant lights, these fixtures redefine spaces, adding character and ambiance. Boasting diverse styles, they cater to various aesthetics, creating a harmonious balance between architectural elements and decor. 

Caption:
Cascade Multi-light Pendant Light
Boyd Lighting | boydlighting.com


Bold Colors
Energy and personality are dominating today's interior design scene. Vibrant hues like deep forest greens, moody blues, and fiery reds are replacing muted tones. This trend encourages self-expression and creativity, transforming homes into lively havens. Whether through accent walls, furniture, or decor accents, embracing bold colors ignites a dynamic aesthetic, making a powerful statement in contemporary design.

Caption:
Designed by Amber Higgs, Clover Designs, and Joey Dixon
Color: SW6580 Cerise


Sustainable Design
Eco-friendly practices are reshaping interiors as repurposed pieces take center stage. Instead of always buying new, homeowners are opting for upcycled furniture and materials, reducing environmental impact. From reclaimed wood to vintage finds, these repurposed elements infuse character and authenticity into spaces. This trend creates a harmonious blend of style and environmental consciousness.

Caption:
Ben Adam, Architectbenadamarchitect.com
Banister: center heart pine repurposed from onsite barn demolition
Newel: repurposed log cabin beam with mortise and tenon features
Cap: antique metal cap acquired at Olde Town Shopping Center


Maximalism
This rebellion against minimalism is redefining interior aesthetics with its bold and eclectic approach. Maximalism embraces vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and a mix of textures. It's a celebration of abundance and self-expression, encouraging homeowners to showcase their unique style with confidence.

Caption:
Designed by Rob Cherry, Cherry Art Services


Tech-Integrated Spaces 
The integration of technology has become a hallmark of contemporary interior design. Smart home systems, automated lighting, and cutting-edge entertainment systems seamlessly blend functionality with aesthetics, making it virtually invisible. This tech-forward trend enhances convenience and transforms living spaces into efficient, connected hubs, showcasing the marriage of design and the latest technological advancements.

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G Morris Homes | gmorrishomes.com
Technology: Captivate, Inc. | captivatetx.com

  • Cascade Multi-light Pendant Light Boyd Lighting | boydlighting.com
  • Designed by Amber Higgs, Clover Designs, and Joey Dixon Color: SW6580 Cerise
  • G Morris Homes | gmorrishomes.com Technology: Captivate, Inc. | captivatetx.com
  • Designed by Rob Cherry, Cherry Art Services