5 Must Know Interior Design Tips for 2024

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5 Must Know Interior Design Tips for 2024

As we step into the promising realms of 2024, it's the perfect time to breathe new life into your living spaces. Whether you're a decor aficionado or someone embarking on their first design journey, I’ve got you covered. Join me as I explore the top 5 interior design ideas that promise to redefine and elevate your home in 2024.


  1. Nature's Embrace: Biophilic Bliss

Nature has always been an unparalleled muse for designers, and in 2024, it's taking center stage in our homes. Embrace the Biophilic design trend, where the outdoors seamlessly melds with your indoor sanctuary. Think lush greenery, natural textures, and organic shapes that blur the line between inside and outside. 


For example, picture a serene living room adorned with potted plants, a cascading green wall, and furniture crafted from reclaimed wood. The result? A tranquil oasis that brings the soothing essence of nature indoors.


  1. Retro Reimagined: Timeless Vintage

Nostalgia takes a contemporary twist as vintage aesthetics make a comeback in 2024. Imagine a fusion of mid-century modern elements with a touch of Victorian flair. Rich, velvety fabrics, statement lighting, and bold patterns come together to create a sense of timeless sophistication.


For example, imagine a chic bedroom with a velvet tufted headboard, antique-inspired brass fixtures, and a geometric-patterned rug. This blend of eras creates a cozy yet glamorous ambiance that transcends time.


  1. Tech Meets Tranquility: Smart Sanctuaries

In a world increasingly connected by technology, interior design isn't left behind. The Smart Sanctuary trend is all about integrating cutting-edge technology seamlessly into your living space without compromising on aesthetics. Imagine voice-activated lighting, smart mirrors, and furniture that adapts to your needs.

For example, transform your living room into a tech-savvy haven with color-changing smart bulbs, motorized shades, and a coffee table that doubles as a wireless charging station. This fusion of tech and tranquility ensures your space is both functional and stylish.


  1. Artisanal Elegance: Handcrafted Harmony

In a nod to the artisanal revival, 2024 celebrates the beauty of craftsmanship. Say goodbye to mass-produced items and welcome handcrafted pieces that tell a story. Think bespoke furniture, handwoven textiles, and one-of-a-kind ceramics that infuse your home with character and warmth.


For Example: Imagine a dining room adorned with a custom-made wooden table, handwoven chairs, and artisanal pottery as centerpiece decor. This trend not only supports local artisans but also adds a personal touch to your space.*


  1. Moody Hues: Drama in Design

This year, bid farewell to the neutrals and embrace the allure of moody hues. Dark and dramatic color palettes are making waves, transforming spaces into intimate, cocoon-like retreats. Deep blues, forest greens, and rich burgundies create a sense of opulence and sophistication.


For example, visualize a sultry home office with navy blue walls, plush velvet furniture in jewel tones, and brass accents. Moody hues elevate the ambiance, making it a perfect space for creativity and focus.


2024 beckons us to redefine our living spaces with a fusion of nature, nostalgia, technology, craftsmanship, and bold colors. Whether you're drawn to the soothing embrace of Biophilic design or the opulent drama of moody hues, these trends promise to infuse your home with style and personality. So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a design journey that reflects the beauty of the year ahead!



If you’re building a new home, considering a renovation, or looking to update a space or two, and you’d like an interior design expert on the job, I’d love to help save you time, money, and stress.

Creating warm, welcoming, and stylish spaces, I work with clients right across Australia to create beautiful, functional homes that reflect their individuality, are gentle on the environment, and support their well-being.

With over 20 years’ experience in the building industry, I take an outside-in approach and help custom-design balanced, harmonious spaces that work for you (and your family).

And whether you’re time poor, requiring simple design direction, or looking for a complete interior design solution, I offer a range of options to suit your needs.

From ‘done for you services, where you don’t have to lift a finger, to a hybrid ‘done with you model where you can get hands-on with the process whilst still making the most of my expert guidance and advice, I’m here to support whatever you may need.

Plus, with a personalised e-Design option too, I can offer virtual interior design support no matter where you’re based.

Do you need help with designing your dream space or house? 
Yes, please. I need some help!


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