Along with trends, there are also the so-called anti-trends in interior design. In interior design, materials and furniture styles are updated every year. There are many styles that were once considered extremely trendy, but would look rather weird nowadays. In addition, sometimes even the most inconspicuous things can spoil a modern interior design. You might want to make your home a reflection of your style, but sometimes people don’t realize their design choices are rather tacky and outdated. That is why, in this article, we have gathered six tacky interior design elements that you need to look out for when designing your space.
Let’s see which tacky interior design elements you need to avoid
This set of furniture still adorns most kitchens today. However, the kitchen nook is outdated, takes up a lot of space, and isn’t comfortable to use. So, if you are designing your kitchen soon, make sure to skip the old-fashioned kitchen corners.
This set of furniture still adorns most kitchens today
The kitchen nook is outdated, takes up a lot of space, and isn’t comfortable to use
Photo wallpapers, especially 3D ones depicting landscapes, animals, and flowers, are no longer trendy or fashionable. This design looks good in commercial spaces such as hotel lobbies, beauty salons, etc. However, such bright wallpapers require appropriate furniture, and it would be quite difficult to make a harmonious interior in a residential apartment. 3D wallpapers, for example, put psychological pressure on a person, because of which headaches and stress can occur. So, make sure to skip the photo wallpapers in your home.
Photo wallpapers, especially 3D ones with landscapes, animals, and flowers, are no longer trendy
What’s more, 3D wallpapers also put psychological pressure on a person
If you want a photo wallpaper, opt for something more muted and minimalistic
#Bookcases with drawers
This furniture was an integral part of the living room, which was complemented by carpets, a sofa, and large armchairs. Bookcases took up half the room, and absolutely everything was stored in them. Nowadays, you can find multi-purpose bookcases in stores that are more modern and efficient. It is better to choose simple and minimalistic models. The large bookcase can be replaced with some unique shelves, that don’t take up that much space.
Nowadays, you can find multi-purpose bookcases that are more modern and efficient than bookcases
Bookcases take up half the room, so they can be replaced with shelves, that don’t take up much space
#Sets of furniture
Furniture sets were considered the peak of interior design. Cabinets, chairs, tables, and shelves were all in the same style and made of the same material. However, because of this, the room looked boring and sterile. Now, sets of furniture have been replaced by a style that is called eclectic – a harmonious combination of elements from different interiors. This style gives freedom and lots of space for creativity. Thanks to this style, everyone can make a modern and cozy space out of their apartment.
In the past, furniture sets were considered the peak of interior design
However, they tend to make the room look boring and sterile
Instead of furniture sets, try a harmonious combination of elements from different interiors
Sticking a room only with wallpaper is no longer up to date. Don’t be afraid to combine different textures, patterns, and colors so that the room takes on its own personality. This method allows you to visually change the geometry of the room and achieve the right accents. So, stay away from boring monochrome wallpapers, and instead opt for different patterns and textures.
Sticking a room only with wallpaper is no longer up to date
Sometimes monochromatic designs look very aggressive and tacky
Just 10 years ago, multi-level ceilings were in every home. Nowadays, people consider them old-fashioned. The massive structure takes up a lot of space and visually reduces the room, thus creating a feeling of discomfort. Such a ceiling design would only be suitable for commercial premises, and in residential premises, it can have a negative impact on the human nervous system.
Multilevel ceilings are not in style, and people tend to stay away from them