4 Brilliant Interior Styles to Consider in 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for most people. Many small businesses have closed their doors for the very last time. Others have had far less drama. These folks have been saving money throughout 2020. With the new year in sight they’ll be looking out for productive ways to spend their cash. To that end, let’s check out some of the hottest interior styles to consider in 2021.

Photo of a minimalist bedroom
Photo by Patryk Kamenczak

As we look for a new change of scenery, finding an interior design that you really connect with can be amazing. Also, if done right, will also add value to your home. That’s good, right?

1. Minimalism

Over the course of the past year, you’ve been learning to use less and less of the products and services you thought were essential. You’ve been living, albeit unintentionally, a minimalist life.

Minimalism in the home doesn’t mean chucking out everything but the kitchen sink. But it does mean removing clutter, simplifying room layouts, and maximizing space around your home. Use natural light more by getting rid of heavy curtains. Buy storage space for your clutter and your extra belongings. Try and put as much of your belongings out of sight.

2. Industrial Chic

If you live in the city center, you likely live in an apartment that’s in a relatively old building. Perhaps there’s a little exposed brick wall here, or exposed ceiling vents and tiling. This is the kind of condo that suits the ‘industrial chic’ look—the kind of look that you might expect in a fashion photographer’s pad.

If you’re looking to feel ultra-modern and stylish in your home, using exposed brass and brick, and leaving a fashionably half-finished look around your home can really bring a touch of luxury to a property. You can even include unique collectible items that highlight your interests!

3. Cozy and Homely 

It’s winter, and one of the overriding feelings you’ll have when you reenter your home from the outside will be gratefulness that you’re warm once again. As such, your home is somewhere that in your mind is cozy, comfortable, warm, and homely.

So if you want to really maximize that feeling, it’s worth considering how you can use warm woods and wholesome interior design features to get there. You’re valuing comfort over style. This means big heavy couches you’ll sink right into and large wood kitchen tables to host family and friends in 2021. 

4. Plant and Flowers

There’s no doubt that 2020 has taught us about a certain yearning for the natural world around us. And that yearning is completely answered by the houseplants that you can buy for your home in order to make it feel a little like a miniature jungle. There are plants that favor the light, some that favor the dark, and others that love living in damp and humid places like your bathroom. All of them – many of the available on Hemsly – will add freshness and a touch of greenery to your home décor, making them feel clean, vibrant, and exciting.

Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed checking out these interior styles to consider in 2021. When you update your home you’ll realize both emotional and financial benefits for years to come!

Tre Pryor, Realtor

Tre Pryor is the leading real estate expert in the city of Louisville. He is a multi-million dollar producer and consistently ranks in the top 1% of Louisville Realtors for homes sold. Tre Pryor has the highest possible rating—5.0 stars on Google—by his clients and is routinely interviewed by the local NBC news. Tre Pryor is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.