Posted by Karen Schieb in Home Design

In the ever-evolving world of home design, 2024 promises a fascinating array of interior design and decorating trends that redefine spaces with style, comfort, and functionality.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 design aesthetics shared by our M/I Homes design experts and discover how they’re reshaping the ways you can craft your living spaces.

2024 Interior Design Trends

1. Warm, Inviting Living Rooms

Dive into the warmth of 2024 with living rooms that invite you to linger. Opt for plush sofas, layered textiles, and earthy hues to create a cozy sanctuary. It’s not just a room; it’s an embrace, beckoning you to unwind in comfort.

Image of a living room with a white sectional, a black accent wall, and an electric fireplace Image of a bright living room with a gas fireplace, 3 chairs, a coffee table, and a couch

2. Personalized Eclecticism

Say goodbye to cookie-cutter interiors and welcome in the era of personalized eclecticism. Mix and match styles, layer textures, and display cherished artifacts. Your space is a canvas – paint it with elements that tell your unique story.

Image of a home office with green floral wall paper

3. More Color, More Life: Maximalism with a Purpose

Break free from neutral monotony as 2024 heralds the return of vibrant color. From rich terracottas to deep blues, infuse your spaces with energy and personality. Let your home reflect the kaleidoscope of you and your family’s life.

On top of that, maximalism is making a comeback but with a purposeful twist. Instead of overwhelming spaces, designers are incorporating maximalist elements strategically, creating visually stimulating environments that still feel curated and intentional.

Image of a living room with green patterned curtains and parrot wall art

4. Updated Luxe Materials

Indulge in the luxury of 2024 with upgraded luxe materials. Velvet, marble, and brass take center stage, adding a touch of glamour to your home. It’s about creating an atmosphere of sophistication and refined elegance.

Image of a great room with a floor-to-ceiling marble fireplace

5. Earthy Color Palettes and Biophilic Design

Embracing nature is a timeless trend, and in 2024, biophilic design will steal the spotlight. Spaces adorned with natural materials, indoor plants, and abundant natural light create a harmonious environment that promotes well-being.

Nature-inspired hues dominate this year’s color palettes yet again. Embrace the tranquility of earthy tones: muted greens, warm browns, and soft terracotta. Your home becomes a haven, grounded in the serenity of the natural world.

Image of a children's bedroom with safari-inspired decor and yellow wall colors Image of a bathroom with terracotta, floral wallpaper Image of a children's bedroom with pink floral wallpaper and a bed set

6. Global Fusion

Travel-inspired interiors are gaining momentum. Expect a fusion of cultural elements, colors, and textures from around the globe, creating spaces that tell unique stories and celebrate diversity.

7. Art Gallery-Inspired Spaces

Turn your living space into a curated masterpiece with art gallery-inspired designs. Showcase artwork as focal points, experiment with gallery walls, and incorporate sculptural elements. Your home transforms into a personal gallery, each room a canvas waiting to be adorned.

Image of a multipurpose room with floating wall shelves displaying framed art Image of a dining room with a buffet table decorated with framed art and pottery

8. Smart Living Solutions

As technology advances, so does its integration into our homes. Smart home solutions, from automated lighting to AI-powered home assistants, seamlessly blend into the design of your home, enhancing both aesthetics and functionality.

9. Artisanal Craftsmanship

Handcrafted and artisanal pieces are gaining popularity as a counterbalance to mass-produced pieces. Unique, one-of-a-kind pieces not only add character to a room but also support local artisans in their craft.

Image of a dining room with sculptures on the table and a large, tree-like piece hanging on the wall

10. Multifunctional Spaces

With the rise of remote work and flexible lifestyles, interior spaces are adapting to serve multiple functions. From home offices that seamlessly transform into guest rooms to modular furniture that can be rearranged, multipurpose / flex rooms are key.

Image of a basement with a couch, a ping pong table, and a conversation table in one open area Image of an office with a desk and workout equipment

Make 2024 the year to let your style shine. From the warmth of inviting living rooms to the vibrancy of eclectic personalization, these interior design trends redefine how we perceive and experience our living spaces.

Embrace the change, experiment with colors, and turn your home into a reflection of your unique style and personality. It’s not just about trends; it’s about crafting a home that feels unequivocally yours.


Karen Schieb


Karen Schieb has been with M/I Homes since its entry into the Houston market. As an Internet Sales Manager and a Houston native, Karen is an expert on new homes in the area and genuinely cares about finding the best homes for her clients. With a keen eye for detail, Karen also has excellent taste and a wide breadth of knowledge on all the latest home designs. When not helping M/I prospects find their dream homes or tackle their next DIY home project, Karen is either in LA visiting her daughter, Natalie, or can be found playing pool.

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