As 2021 comes to a close, Pinterest released its eighth annual report on the upcoming trends for the new year. After analyzing what 400 million+ monthly users around the world have been searching for recently, the report highlights over 175 trends on everything from food to interiors. According to them, get ready to see animal architecture, gothic kitchen decor and indoor swings in 2022. Read on for more of their trends and visit our Pinterest page for more inspiration.
Decor and Accessories for Pampered Pets
Pinterest predicts parents will create homes with their dogs and cats comfort in mind. Stylish dog beds and Insta-worthy pet accessories have always been a must, but next year fur babies will be a greater priority. From luxury dog rooms to ways to “catify your home,” Fido and Fluffy have a lot to look forward to.
Elegant Touches of Eucalyptus
Plants have the power to transform any space, which is why it’s no surprise that eucalyptus classroom decor is another design trend that teachers are loving lately. As the year goes on, we predict we’ll be seeing more eucalyptus in our homes, too. Discover even more zen home decor items that’ll bring tranquility and stillness into your life.
Cake Stand Decor
Batter up! Pinterest predicts that classic-style cakes will be the must-have dessert of the year. This means we’ll likely be seeing cake stands as must-have kitchen decor, too. Walnut Cake Stand, Etsy, $209.
Dream Lakehouse Vibes
According to the Pinterest 2022 trend report, lake houses will have their moment in the sun in the new year. Turn to inspiration from Scott’s Vacation House Rules to help you achieve your own dreamy lake house aesthetic.
Plant parents, this design trend is for you! Pinterest predicts that biophilic design, the process of integrating natural elements (like plants and water features) will be a top priority for interior designers in the new year.
Emotional Escape Rooms
It’s never been more important to practice self-care and let yourself experience all the feels. “People will plan their great (indoor) escapes and designate rooms in their homes to decompress, vibe and rage,” the 2022 Pinterest report states.
Spaces to Unwind
Our lives are hectic and it’s no surprise that Pinterest revealed we’ll start designating more rooms in our homes
to chill. And where’s a better place to relax than a library? With square footage in mind, Pinterest predicts more people will add tiny libraries to their spaces.
More Space for Music
It looks like it’s time to get the old band back together. Similar to spaces like massage rooms, Pinterest predicts that more folks will be making room in their homes dedicated to music.
Goth Kitchen Decor
According to Pinterest, people are adding touches of gothic-inspired kitchen decor to their homes, making this a fun trend with lots of possibility. Skull Taper Holder, West Elm, $59.
Bathrooms Will Become More Period-Positive
Gone are the days of running to the bathroom to hide your box of tampons before guests arrive. Pinterest reports that millennials are driving the searches behind menstrual health, from cycle phases to period care. With this in mind, we predict you can expect to find more design-friendly ways to display period care products at home, like these no-sew rope bowls.
Teaching kids is hard work, and educators on Pinterest are looking up ways to create cozier classroom environments for kiddos everywhere. From nature-themed classrooms to calm classroom decor, the latest Pinterest Trend report has noted that teachers are bringing the chill in 2022.
Tea Parties Fit for a Queen
2022 will be the year you finally break out grandma’s tea set from storage. “Afternoon tea is more than a meal – it’s a moment, an aesthetic, a pose,” Pinterest reports. “Searches for tea party aesthetics and drinking tea poses are climbing across all age groups.” We’ll raise our pinkies to that. Check out more grandmillenial decor inspiration here.
Pretty Pearl Moments
Pearls are making a comeback in the new year. “In the new year people of all ages will embrace iridescent accents in their homes,” the Pinterest 2022 trend report states. We love the idea of using pearl accents to enhance the look of any dinner party spread.
Dreamy Celestial Nurseries
Pinterest reports that millennials will be throwing more cosmic-themed parties this year, with popular themes like sun, star and moon parties. Since cosmic-inspired baby names like Luna are also big, we predict baby nurseries are soon going to have a lot of out-of-this-world decor. Half Moon Wall Decals, urbanwalls.ca, $105.
Indoor Swings to Soothe Your Inner Child
We’re all kids at heart, and Pinterest has seen an increase in Gen X and Boomers searching for ways to incorporate playful pastimes like indoor swings into their homes.
As more folks spend time indulging their inner child, searches for “useful crafts for adults” have doubled on Pinterest. According to the latest trend report, crafting will become an even more popular way for ‘big kids’ to unwind. Why not start with these four easy home decor DIYs.
Vacation Vibes at Home
Your home is an oasis. And with the right design choices, your home can even make you feel like you’re in a vacation state of mind 365 days of the year. Pinterest shared that more people are searching for ways to create a “resort aesthetic” in their own spaces.
The pandemic taught a lot of people about the importance of creating a safe and comfortable home. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that luxury decor is one of the top expectant trends in the latest Pinterest report. Searches for luxury laundry room ideas, luxury basements, luxury gaming rooms, luxury garages and luxury kids’ bedrooms are on the rise.
More Curvy Moments
Curves transform almost any space in your home and Pinterest shares that almost every demographic, from boomers and millennials to Gen X, are giving this trend a ten out of ten. “People will invest in home decor like curved couches, curved bar designs and curved kitchen islands,” the Pinterest 2022 report shared.
Ancient Greece Aesthetic
As the youngest generation of home decor enthusiasts, Pinterest revealed that Gen Z is the driving force behind the Hellenistic revival. In 2022 you’ll see everything from Greek statue art to Corinthian home decor and Aphrodite-inspired wallpaper. Ancient Greek Roman God Head Vase, Etsy Canada, starting at $52.
Pinterest shared that the checkered pattern will be everywhere in 2022, from clothing, nail design and of course, interiors. Classic checkered tile floors have always been a win in our books and checkered rugs are also predicted to have their time to shine.
Reimagined Retail Spaces
Shopping online and dining in at home has its time and place, but visiting brick-and-mortar stores or celebrating in restaurants is always more fun. Pinterest shares that a revamped retail and dining experience will be a popular trend in 2022. More folks are searching for “cool restaurant ceiling ideas”, “vintage shop fronts” and “grand opening ideas business decorations”.