In their annual
Pinterest Predicts report, the popular social media platform shares “a window into the future” about the soon-to-be trends in design, food, fashion, beauty and more. We break down a few of our favorites below — from Japandi style to spice-filled recipes.
Japandi Takes Minimalism To A New Level
There’s a reason this beloved design aesthetic was one of our hottest looks for 2021! Japanese design and Scandinavian minimalism come together to create a one-of-a-kind aesthetic that prioritizes light woods, neutral palettes and clutter-free living. Mjölk founders John Baker and Juli Daoust-Baker are best known for their Japandi interiors, like this serene bedroom in their
Photographer: Ashley Capp
Source: House & Home July 2015
Designer: John Baker & Juli Daoust-Baker
Turn Up The Heat In The Kitchen
This year, foodies will be craving a little extra spice in their dishes. Why not give this Charred Cauliflower & Shishito Peppers recipe a try?
“Eating shishitos is like playing Russian Roulette: most are mild, but one in 10 is hot,” says food blogger and TV personality Abbey Sharp. “They pair really nicely with mild cauliflower and the sweet, spicy harissa honey dressing. Plus, the little bit of garlic panko on top adds a nice crunch.”
Get the recipe for Charred Cauliflower & Shishito Peppers .
Photographer: Maya Visnyei
Source: House & Home February 2020
Designer: Produced by Eshun Mott & Emma Reddington
Bathing Is The Ultimate Self-Care Ritual
Bring the spa to your bathroom with a spacious freestanding tub where you can soak your stresses away. Take it up a notch with some essential oils, bath salts and calming candles. “Lying in the tub with the 11′-wide window open feels particularly luxurious when you can hear the night sounds outside and feel the breeze,” says designer and architect Darcie Watson of her
Photographer: Naomi Finlay
Source: House & Home January 2017
Designer: Architecture by Darcie Watson
Why Not Snap A #Shelfie?
Your covetable collection of dishware, ceramics and books deserves a moment in the spotlight! This trend may be most popular in the
kitchen, but you can embrace open shelves in every room of the house. Houston, Texas-based designer Ruqiya Imtiaz-Uddin of Studio RIU layered family heirlooms, art from her kids and beautiful prints from books and magazines on her office bookshelves.
Photographer: Ruqiya Imtiaz-Uddin
Designer: Ruqiya Imtiaz-Uddin, Studio RIU
Fancy Boards Are The New Avocado Toast
Who doesn’t love a delectable spread of meat, cheese, dried fruits, nuts and crackers? There’s a reason charcuterie boards are a go-to for entertaining, but Millennials and Gen Z are thinking bigger with boards filled with candy, tacos or
brunch staples. Go back to basics with Queer Eye food expert Antoni Porowski’s guide to creating the perfect cheese board.
Photographer: Paul Brissman
Source: House & Home October 2019
Carve Out A Space For Work
With more people working from home than ever, finding a spot to be your most productive self can be hard, especially if you live in a small space. Searches for “cloffice” (closet-office) and “home library design” have already begun to spike, compared to 2020! In her
renovated kitchen, food expert and cookbook author Trish Magwood created a “cook’s nook” so she can work on her cookbook, , out this fall. My New Table
Photographer: Stacey Brandford
Source: House & Home October 2020
Designer: Veronica Martin, Two Fold Interiors
Get Crafty At Home
From embroidery to crochet and leatherworking, there’s no better way to keep busy while you stay home with a hands-on hobby. Designer
Jennifer Scott gave her DIY macramé wall hanging (which she made out of wool yarn, a copper rod and feathers) pride of place at the front door.
Photographer: Tracey Ayton
Source: House & Home June 2017
Designer: Jennifer Scott
Create An Ultracool Vibe With Neon Lights
Take a page from
The June Motel’s book with a retro neon sign. “It’s authentically retro, pink and adds a touch of playfulness,” says co-owner April Brown. Or add LED lights in your bedroom to cast an out-of-this-world glow. It’s definitely a popular choice amongst Gen Z!
Photographer: Lauren Miller