Powder bath from our Fern Glen Project featuring “Old English” inspired faucet.

We have made it! The never-ending year of 2020 is finally coming to a close, and boy are we ready. Though the year has felt like it has been concocted by some cruel Hollywood movie directors, there have been some major moments of celebration, too. To sum it all up, 2020 has been a YEAR, and we are pretty sure that everyone can agree on that.

So on that note, we are here to wrap up the year with a good old fashioned, fun-spirited, inspirational design post. We are talking about timeless trends, people! Though the word “trend” gets a bad rep, we can’t help but notice similar design themes circulating amongst the industry. Today, we are uncovering some of our favorite looks that we’ve seen throughout the year that we can’t wait to see more of in 2021. These looks are way more timeless than they are trendy, and we wouldn’t mind seeing them over again and again. Take a little scroll below, and let us know of any timeless trends you all are loving.


Oversized Pendant Lights

Interior Design by Denise Morrison Interiors.

Now, this is the type of 2020 drama we DO like. We have been seeing several versions of oversized pendants across all forms of styles: modern, traditional, & coastal to name a few. We are loving the bold statement these light fixtures make yet they don’t seem to take over the show. They are the perfect way to play around with different weights, symmetry, and balance in a space. You can have one show stopper, have a classic pairing of two, or even have an entire group of pendants (like the example shown below) for the ultimate jaw-dropping effect.

Interior Design by Eric Olsen Design & Raili Ca Design.
Interior Design by Studio McGee.
Interior Design by Piotr Paradowski Studio.

Old English Elements

Interior Design by Amber Interiors.

From the tumbled brick, to the big square-paned glass, to the round, knobby hardware, Old English is back and better than ever. Who doesn’t want to feel like they are peacefully tucked away into a cottage in the countryside? Old English is known for intricate millwork and quality craftsmanship, so every detail and the mix of soft earth-toned materials oozes with comfort and charm.

Interior Design by Heidi Caillier Design.
Interior Design by Anastasia Casey of The Identite Collective.
Interior Design by Kirsten Danielle Design.

Double Kitchen Island

Interior Design by M. Elle Design.

A classic case of two is better than one. One island designated for food prep and the sink and the other for counter seating. Having this much counter space is what kitchen goals are made of. Let the friends and family cooking affair begin! Once COVID is over of course.

Interior Design by Lindye Galloway.
Interior Design by Studio Lifestyle.
Interior Design by Kate Marker Interiors.

Statement Brass

Interior Design by Studio Lifestyle.

Brass is no new thing, but the way we use brass has become more bold and daring, and we are big fans. Brass can be a great way to add in an unexpected layer of warmth while keeping things elegant, and we all know, brass only gets better with age. We love a good patina!

Home Build by John Bynum Custom Homes.
Interior Design by Disc Interiors.
Interior Design by Oz Interiors.

Refined Rustic

Interior Design by Leanne Ford.

A mix of old and new at its finest. The style “rustic” is known for the look of reclaimed wood beams, stone walls, and outdoorsy elements – it has a feeling of being undone. Couple that with sleek plaster, modern lighting, and paired back Scandinavian furniture, and we have ourselves a refined masterpiece made in heaven. Opposites do attract, friends!

Interior Design by Trickle Creek Homes.
Interior Design by Jake Arnold.
Interior Design by Hawk & Co.

Thanks for reading and following along! We have the deepest gratitude for each and every one of you. Have a safe and happy new year, and just like that, 2020 – it’s a wrap!!

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