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2024 Unveiled: Art’s Cutting-Edge Trends That’ll Make Their Way Into Interior Decor

ByAena Nabong
2024 Unveiled: Art’s Cutting-Edge Trends That’ll Make Their Way Into Interior Decor

Malya Dining Chair by AlvinT. Image Courtesy by the Artling

In the ever-evolving realm of artistic expression, trends often ebb and flow, and with 2024 off a refreshing start, designers can mark the dawn of a new beginning by incorporating emerging styles of art into homes across the world.

These trends offer a plethora of possibilities for interior design enthusiasts— comprising everything from a nod towards eco-friendly art to immersive digital andvirtual experiences that light up a space.

In the new year, textured artwork will take center stage as sensorial pieces introduce a new dimension to visual appreciation, while 3D-printed marvels combine the fluidity of craft with the precision of technology.

Additionally, the timeless allure of Art Deco makes a resounding comeback, intertwining classic glamour with contemporary aesthetics while a culmination of all of these trends work together to transcend traditional boundaries.

Intrigued? Read on to find out more about the compelling undercurrents poised to influence and inspire interior design, offering a glimpse into the future where creativity knows no bounds.

With climate change at the forefront of many global discussions, it’s hardly a surprise there’s a growing emphasis on environmental consciousness—even in the world of art and design.

Collectors are likely to witness a surge in artworks crafted from repurposed materials, focused on reducing one’s environmental impact while serving as poignant reminders of the vulnerability of Mother Earth.

This movement not only prompts a re-evaluation of traditional mediums but also challenges artists and collectors alike to embrace the inherent beauty found in upcycled and eco-friendly materials.

Through this inclination, artworks become vessels for advocacy, calling for individuals to reconsider their relationship with the environment and to take on a collective responsibility for the planet.

Imagine a living room adorned with a statement piece made from salvaged wood or a depiction of nature that instinctively sparks conversations about the role of creativity in ecological mindfulness.

One artist at the forefront of the green campaign is Alvin T, who embodies the spirit of sustainable design in the form of furniture craftsmanship.


Lumping Outdoor Amaretto by AlvinT

Exclusively relying on the artistry of human hands rather than automated machines, his creations are a profound commitment to utilizing materials sourced directly from nature, steering clear of synthetic alternatives.

Next, Estudio OHXOJA makes its mark as a textile art sanctuary, where self-taught crafters Catarina Cruz and Tiago Amaral create pieces using traditional tapestry techniques.


5, 7 minutos Landscape from Estudio OHXOJA



Hoping to escape the rush of society, mass consumption, and over-production, the woven artworks—made from 100% Portuguese wool— draw inspiration from the adjacent sea and natural landscapes.

Unsurprisingly, multiple forms of digital art—including the burgeoning worlds of NFTs, VR, and AR—are anticipated to revolutionize interior design in the coming year as the world moves towards a new era of artistic taste.

Having democratized digital art ownership, NFTs will allow individuals to invest in and display exclusive programmed pieces in their homes, while virtual and augmented reality experiences challenge the static nature of traditional artworks.

Computerized art lends itself not merely as a decorative element in homes but as a way to create interactive living spaces that offer a glimpse into the future of what could be—blurring the boundaries between the tangible and virtual aspects of life.

The fusion of the physical and digital dimensions introduces an avant-garde edge to interior design by redefining the traditional gallery experience within the confines of an individual’s home.

As interior spaces become canvases for these technological marvels, individuals can envision living rooms adorned with digital frames cycling through an ever- evolving collection of NFT art or entire walls that transform into immersive AR installations.

One such example of such an artisan is acclaimed visual artist Nae Zerka, who stands as a beacon when it comes to merging traditional painting with cutting-edge mechanics in a series of kaleidoscopic NFT pieces.

THE SPREAD 1.1 by Nae Zerka

Having been fascinated with computer-related pursuits, from electronic music to graphic design, since the ‘80s, the artist’s works come alive in a way that’s only made possible through the transformative lens of the digital age.

That’s not all. Through his interest in system cameras and digital image processing, Norbert Veser uncovered a myriad of possibilities to manifest his creativity, paying special attention to producing pieces with high image quality and eye-catching composition.


DomEli Hybrid #1 by Norbert Veser

Using technical equipment and software workflows, the visual creator showcases the element of water in a remarkably diverse array of shapes and colors, portraying this essential element as a series of captivating prints with spatial depth.

Transcending the boundaries of creativity is the domain of immersive art, more specifically, works that uncover the beauty of textures and offer multi-sensory experiences to viewers.

These pieces undoubtedly obscure the line between an individual and a space, transforming static interiors into dynamic, captivating environments with tactile elements.

For instance, walls “come alive” by ditching smooth, flat surfaces for ones comprising different touches, while installations react to occupants’ movements by contrasting light with shadow.

The artworks introduce a brand-new factor to interior design, allowing one to foster a deeper, more intimate connection with living environments through the senses of touch, sight, and even sound.

For instance, Ella Holland’s abstract art is characterized by the use of coarse textures, creating a palpable experience that beckons an exploration of one’s senses.


RELIËF N°3 by Ella Holland


LUNAR MARE by Ella Holland

With her meticulous use of techniques that interact dynamically with varying light conditions and perspectives, each of the painter’s works reveals new facets and dimensions over time.

Similarly, as a lifelong inhabitant of the vibrant city of New York, Marilyn Henrion’s artistic perspective is intricately intertwined with much of the bustling city and its urban landscape.


Mercer Street Construction 3 by Marilyn Henrion

This spills over into the creator’s recent mixed-media works, which skillfully turn factual elements of the material world into textile-based pieces, offering a reflection of an individual’s unique experiences within specific locations.

While 3D-printed art may not be as novel as it was when it first arrived on the scene, the boundless innovation that comes with the technology still holds the ability to reshape and redefine living spaces.

Through it, an artwork’s possibilities are limited only by one’s imagination, bypassing the constraints that designers may encounter in traditional mediums.

Spruce up a room with a series of intricate sculptures—crafted layer by layer with the exactitude of a laser. Plus, these creations allow for a new dimension of customization, allowing for works to be tailored to fit a unique vision.

Going beyond just beauty, the medium allows for both aesthetic and function to co- exist in a single piece, empowering designers to bring bespoke visions to life in a corporeal form.

Lyn Wallis assumes the role of Chief Rabbit at The Daily Rabbit, a 3D printing micro-farm specializing in dynamic vases meticulously crafted by eco-friendly plant- based bio-plastic.


The Woods: Matte Fantasy Gradient by Lyn Wallis


Twisted Glacier Vase by Lyn Wallis

The sculpture envisions, models, and brings each item to life through technology, all within the confines of her solar-powered home studio, with the surrounding bushland serving as the main inspiration.

Established in 2018 by Irish designer Eimear Ryan, Argot is another studio dedicated to the exploration of spaces and objects harmonizing with them via 3D-printing techniques.

Central to its collection is the eponymous ‘Argot vases’ series, crafted through innovative robotics utilizing renewable biomass.


Correns by Argot Studio

These vases, born from the artistic vision of hand-drawn sketches, undergo meticulous 3D modeling and refinement, with the printing process prioritizing sustainability at the same time.

Turning the clock back to the 1920s, Art Deco is set to wield a considerable influence on interior design trends, injecting spaces with sophistication and glamour that hark toward a bygone era.

Characterized by bold geometric patterns, luxurious materials, and a sense of opulence, rooms are updated with statement furniture featuring sharp angles and luxurious materials like marble and brass.

Velvet upholstery, mirrored surfaces, and intricate patterns add to the palette to create an ambiance of refined luxury. Expect to see a resurgence of gold accents, stepped forms, and sunburst motifs that pay homage to the Roaring Twenties.

Featuring hundreds of layers of gold leaf, Francisco Larios’ artworks take the century-old aesthetic of Art Deco and apply it to paintings, open-concept drawings, and even 3D-modeling software.


Untitled 15 by Francisco Larios

Crafting each piece by hand, the artist embodies the spirit of the movement through the deliberate simplification of forms, lines, and the incorporation of sacred geometry—where differences in tone, burnished spots, and subtle cracks add to the work’s narrative.

Likewise, in her dual roles as an artist and architect, Zeljka Paic ingeniously unifies imagination and structural knowledge grounded in principles of geometry, composition, and color harmony—striking a balance between emotion and rationality.


Distance V by Zeljka Paic

Her art often vividly portrays contemporary urban landscapes and buildings, turning a modernist perspective into one that expands into an unseen expanse in an attempt to humanize these seemingly mechanistic and sterile façades.

The Continuous Evolution of Creativity

Overall, this eclectic array of trends represents the dynamic nature of creativity—each of which is tied together by a thread of innovation, sustainability, and technology in its potential to redefine any living space.

The amalgamation of art and technology can be clearly seen in 3D-printed art— where the precision of machines meets the vision of artists, offering designers a blank canvas to explore novel forms of expression.

On the other end of the spectrum, Art Deco looms as an aesthetic movement that transcends time as contemporary creatives are once again drawn to luxury and glamour, reviving classic motifs in a reminder that artistic concepts are never linear.

Among all of this is the pronounced shift to eco-friendly artworks, with a renewed emphasis placed on materials sourced from natural and sustainable practices that limit one’s environmental footprint.

More than ever, designers are shouldering the responsibility of fostering a harmonious relationship between beauty and ecological mindfulness.

Last but not least, digital art shows no signs of slowing down, bringing a virtual dimension to spaces. Reality and the internet continue to merge, creating an uncharted territory that provides one with the freedom to create engaging environments based solely on imagination.

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