Home Textile Trends to Leave a Mark on the Years 2020-2021

Design is turning into an innovative, sustainable and multi-layered identity day by day. Acceleration in home textile trends will evolve into a multi-directional and pragmatic structure where natural and environmental materials dominate and technology plays a more active role. Designs that find solutions to problems of individuals and increase their comfort within the hectic pace of life will stand out more than ever. Alternative materials or hybrid textile products will gain much more significance in the years 2020-2021. Designs that use convertible materials and have environmentally-friendly fashion approaches aim users to make long-term choices.

Colors Reflecting Peace and Balance

Colors standing out in home textile trends for 2020-2021 years are shaped in line with the suggestion and expectation of the global color authority, Pantone, as they were in the previous years. Individuals need a stable shelter, peace, confidence, and serenity due to the recent period, which is the main reason why Pantone has selected the color of the year 2020 as the classic blue. Moreover, faded denim, mosaic blue, and tanager turquoise, which are the tones of blue, will stand out in the years 2020 and 2021 exceedingly. Of the pastel tones, rose brown, grape compote, coral pink, sunlight, storm, Biscay green, chive, cinnamon stick, yellow iris, blueberry, and saffron will be used very often. It is expectable that blossom maintains its dominance in 2019 in the years 2020 and 2021.

The tension in the world seems to distinguish pastel tones in the years 2020 and 2021. However, vivid tones of red, purple and orange will have their coverage in home textile designs. Tones of fiery red, orange peel, flame scarlet, flame orange, and beetroot purple are the perfect alternatives for those desiring a vivid and dynamic decoration. Furthermore, earth tones will rise particularly in autumn and winter months. Different tones of brown, mainly lark and Cuban sand, will be abundantly used in designs of home textile products. In addition to tones of oyster mushroom and blanc de blanc, ash will be also preferred as the complementary color in patterns.

Back to the Nature and Core in Styles

Decoration styles which are thought to stand out in the years 2020-2021 will have much more sustainability and timelessness. The Hollywood glam style which blends clean and simple lines of the contemporary style with flamboyance and luxury is at the forefront with its fun and striking details.

The rustic style, where natural colors unite with natural and plain forms and which emphasizes simplicity, will draw attention with the Scandinavian style. Moreover, traces of the bohemian style, which consists of local patterns and embroideries and nourishes from the cultural heritage, can be found in different places and designs.

Natürel renklerin doğal ve yalın formlarla buluştuğu, sadeliğin vurgulandığı rustik stil, minimal İskandinav stiliyle birlikte ilgiyi üstüne toplayacak. Diğer taraftan; yerel desenlere ve işlemelere yer verilen ve kültürel mirastan beslenen bohem stilinin izlerine farklı mekanlarda ve tasarımlarında rastlanacak.

Designs Objecting to the Ordinary

The obscurity in the world directs designers to multi-layered patterns and shapes, which question humanity. Therefore, fracture and reflecting surface effects, which are prepared with the inspiration by digital areas, will exceedingly stand out with three-dimensional patterns. The movement, which puts irregularity at the forefront, is considered as a red flag unfurled for flushed-seamed and repetitive patterns and motives. Moreover, designers, who interpret obscurity as an introversion and internal reclusion, will head for fabrics without any patterns used. Designs, where natural materials are weaved or knitted meticulously, will give voice to the longing for stability with repetitive patterns. Three-dimensional patterns reminding of surface textures, where different tones of one color are used, will be abundantly used in contemporary and urban designs. Modern interpretations of folkloric and antique designs are among the pattern alternatives which you can see everywhere.

Natural Materials with Increased Qualities

The trend of the back to naturalness will also continue in the years 2020-2021. However, compared to the previous years, there will be a significant change in the natural materials used. Qualities of natural materials such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool will be increased with the new-generation technologies. In products with direct contact with the skin, qualities such as high absorbency, anti-bacteria, extra softness, and perfected air circulation will stand out. Moreover, home textile products made of hemp fibers will be gradually popularized.

Reflections of Trends on Entities and Workplaces

Designers will create their works based on sustainability, versatility, and creativity in the years 2020-2021. Therefore, it draws attention that many textile products considered useless and garbage will be used creatively. The movement, which you can see as utilizing old stuff, will be applied in places such as cafes, restaurants or hotels successfully.

An old fishing net can be preferred as a decorative detail in the rooms of seashore hotels. Earth tones will be abundantly used in the accommodation and health industries. Local motives and patterns can be preferable in many entities from cafes to restaurants. In areas such as offices, plain designs with different tones of the same color will distinguish.

Environmentally-Friendly Solutions

Textile is one of the industries which is needed the most during the manufacturing process. Plenty of water is used during not only processing and coloring stages of products but also manufacturing natural raw materials on textiles. Compared to many fibers, hemp is grown with less water usage, which makes them widespread thanks to this quality in the years 2020-2021. Moreover, human health and environmentally-friendly components will be gradually used in the processing and coloring stages, and simple manufacturing methods damaging nature less will be developed.

Designers Leading Trends

Designers accomplish to distinguish with not only their designs but also their ideas in the years 2020-2021. Creative usages of alternative materials also stand out in home textile as other areas. Franklin Till design team draws attention with the idea ‘Future Material Library’, where they introduce textile materials to be used in the future.

The design named “The Flax Chair” by Christien Meindertsma is an example of the creative usages of textile fibers. The collection named “Överallt” and prepared by Laduma Ngxokolo and Michael Axelsson also embraces creative reflections of cultures.

Distinguished Places Applying Trends

Places all over the world such as restaurants, cafes, bars, and hotels give significance to their decorations to attract more customers and enable them to have a better experience. Bar Lotus in Shangai, designed by Office AIO, is a leading attracting place with its emerald green walls, archways, details with sliding mirrors, and chairs reminding of wicker baskets. Hosting a structure which was used as a cathedral in the Middle Age, the cafe named Kath is an eminent representative of the contemporary gothic architecture. Gathering damaged walls with contemporary furniture, the cafe gets a fascinating atmosphere thanks to the light gliding through the stained-glass windows of the cathedral. Nope Restaurant in Kopenhagen has a perfect balance with its oak-covered walls, limestone lamps hanging from the ceiling, and dried moss details used on the walls. Being a building used as an armory during the WWII, the restaurant makes customers enjoy eating on a harmonious and simple atmosphere thanks to its evergreen view seen from the windows.

Nation Branding of Home Textile: Turkey

Creating its own design brands, Turkey remains to be the shining star of the global home textile industry. The fact that the country interprets its deep-rooted heritage in the territories authentically and creatively and blends it with innovative technologies enables Turkey to export home textile products to all over the world, mainly Germany and Spain. Becoming a brand, particularly in some products such as towels and curtains, Turkey follows trends and accomplishes to keep manufacturing technologies updated.

Following home textile and decoration trends for the years 2020-2021 closely can be succeeded by following exhibitions and events closely. International exhibitions can be the source of inspiration you need for new collections, which you will create by coming together with designers and manufacturers all over the world. One of the world’s two largest exhibitions on home textile and decoration, Evteks – Home Textile and Decoration Exhibition, is organized in April every year. Breaking a record in the number of domestic and international visitors, the exhibition is featured as a bridge between home textile manufacturers and buyers. Use the option for purchasing online invitations and get an opportunity to participate in the exhibition at discounted prices and feel the pulse of the home textile industry closely.