Our team at SOMO are experts on the latest home design trends that West Australians are loving this year and it is part of our job to teach you all the tips and tricks for creating your dream home. Our Property Advisors know the ins and outs of being a first home buyer, so if you are itching to get started but are open to hearing our suggestions, let’s break down our favourite home design trends of the moment. To discuss anything below please don’t hesitate to get in touch!
Your first home will always hold a place in your heart, so it is crucial to make the right design choice that ticks all of your house goals. We know you’ve been scrolling on Pinterest and flicking through magazines to find what you love and what you hate, so let’s see if we can add anything else to your dream home folder.
Living in Australia, we are blessed with beautiful weather for most of the year, and especially coming into summertime, outdoor living areas are all the rage. Many of us love to spend our days and nights with friends and families outside in the warm air, soaking up the sun and enjoying the late sunsets. That’s why making your outdoor area as flexible and desirable as possible is a must. Whether that’s connecting the indoor living to the outdoor alfresco area, an open garden or a lavish swimming pool, everything counts.
The Hamptons style design trend is never going out of fashion – with West Aussies busily replicating the light, bright and sophisticated look of a Hamptons oasis, while also attending to that beach-like design that so many of us desire. This home design is effortless and straightforward, with the less is more approach giving the house and open, calming feel. The perfect setup for relaxed, kicked back living in Western Australia.
Curves and archways
A classic trend that never seems to disappear is the curves and arches that emerge in interior design seen here in WA. Appearing in hallways, kitchen areas, and as connections between living spaces – the uses are endless! The trend even goes as far as to influence the shaping of windows, shelving, and benchtops. As curves continue to become more popular, the rigid, sharp corners we have become accustomed to may be a thing of the past – with the softness of the curve creating a calm, openness to an otherwise bold room.
Classic character homes
This take on modern home design will continue through the decades as one of the most popular choices for homeowners. Australians love the feel of an older house with charm as it often reminds them of their childhood. Many popular Perth suburbs, like Mount Lawley and Victoria Park, are seeing more renovation and restoration of old character homes – keeping the foundation and livening up the rest. It is becoming quite a popular project among homeowners in the state.
2020 has been the year where more of us are starting to be conscious about our ecological footprint, and we are taking that thought into our home design. Many are using recyclable materials for homeware and décor, while others are taking an even greater step. Using sustainable energy like solar power is another popular home design trend that we will continue to see grow. By making this change, homeowners can lower their cost of living while living sustainably.
So, if any of these 2020 home design trends stand out to you and are a must-have in your new home, drop us a line on (08) 9202 9292 and one of our Property Advisors can help you get closer to building your new home. Don’t wait any longer for your dream home.