Elips Design Architecture Founder Y. Architect Feza Ökten Koca, taking into account the residences and working spaces, conveyed the innovations that will be discussed in the field of design in 2020 and the trends that will be encountered in the future.
Simple designs are at the forefront
Stating that minimalist, simple and functional design ideas that have been going on for a while will continue to come to the fore, Koca said, Emphasizes that as lifestyles and needs change, new trends have to come along, and adds: “With the changes in technology and user habits between 2010-2019, there were transitions to different languages in architecture and interior architecture. “We are entering a new era. Technology will always be at the forefront in the digital world in the coming years, so architectural and interior design trends will also benefit from technology to the maximum extent. In addition to comfort, spaces that will create photo frames with the effect of social media will continue to be created.”
Old strict rules are being broken
Generation Y started to live in their own homes, offices and residences. Emphasizing that new architectural styles have emerged that support their lifestyles, Koca states that the Y and Z generations seek comfort in spaces with different wishes, and the old strict rules are slowly beginning to break. Expressing that the spaces we live and work in are getting smaller with the understanding of comfort, the architect expresses that natural materials will be preferred in both office and residential designs that allow the open space to be spacious and can be used for different functions when desired, and adds: “In addition to wood, wickerwork is used in these areas. We will also see materials such as rattan and jute. The use of such fibrous materials will add more texture to the space and make the environment feel warmer. Wooden surfaces will be painted in different patterns to create defined spaces.”
Mentioning that velvet floors will continue to be used in interior designs, Koca said that the atmosphere of different cultures can be kept alive by using ethnic objects and with the shine feature of metal; He states that all variations of metal will be used in lamps, mirror frames, furniture and accessories.
Trend of the year: Classic blue
“Terrazzo coating, unlike the traditional, in larger sizes, more Having less density and more strikingly used in architecture and design” , the architect also emphasizes the trend color of 2020 , “classic blue” , announced by the Pantone Color Institute.
Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman, color of the year, “We live in a time that requires trust and faith. It is this kind of continuity and trust that Pantone 19-4052 classic blue expresses. ; a tangible and reassuring tone that we can always rely on” , adding that apart from classic blue, in the New Year’s interiors, flame red, saffron, biscay green, chives green, pale denim, orange peel , mosaic blue, coral pink, cinnamon sticks and daylight colors
Art will find more space
Also He adds that in 2020, as the biggest supporter of decoration, art will find more place in interiors and that regardless of the interior architectural style, residential spaces will be personalized with paintings and sculptures. On the other hand, Koca stated that the trends will be much more flexible in the design of spaces for the Y and Z generation, who attach importance to the natural, comfort, technology and socialization, and that this is due to the fact that there is a more global user community that is no longer stuck in a single space in the face of architects and that it is much more sensitive to nature and animals. He states that it is necessary to consider the needs of this new user community, who value the most, and that the most important criteria that determine the trends is the effort to construct these needs in the most accurate way.