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5 trends that caught our eye in 2017

DEC 29, 2017 | By Reecha Kulkarni
L-R:'Desert Wanderer' emphasised cactus accessories, sparse furniture and rustic accents to induce wanderlust
Photography by Tanuj Ahuja; Trend Direction by Sonia Dutt;Find detailed floral mosaic and luxury marble accessories in 'Timeless Inlay'
Left: Photograph by S Thiru; Trend direction by Sonia Dutt; Styling by Prateeksha Kacker; Right: Photograph courtesy Keha Casa;Seek inspiration from the classic American Diner duo, 'Mustard and Ketchup'
Photography by Bajirao Pawar; Trend Direction by Sonia Dutt; Styling by Jyotsna Bhagat;We pick curves over edges in 'Free Form', with rounded ceramic accessories, flowing fabrics and more
Photograph by S Thiru; Trend Direction by Sonia Dutt; Produced by Tanvi Jain

1. Free FormFeatured in our Feb-March 2017 issueLose the edges and embrace those curves with this trend, featuring flowing patterns, twisted bowls and randomly shaped furniture.

2. Desert WandererFeatured in our April – May 2017 issueInduce wanderlust to the desert with bold Aztec prints, cactus green and pale yellows in this colour trend, predicted by ELLE DECOR at India Design ID in 2017. 3. Take it SlowFeatured in our Dec-Jan 2018 issuePause for effect – take a step back from your busy work life and take it slow this year. We tell you how to transform your home into a calm dreamy retreat with ivory tones. 4. Timeless InlayFeatured in our June-July 2017 issueWe take the age-old technique of marble inlay and transform it into flower mosaic bathrooms, heirloom trinkets and luxurious accessories. 5. Mustard and Ketchup

Featured in our Aug – Sept 2017 issueBring the burst of crimson and chrome to your home with our bold colour trend, featuring playful objet d’art, furniture and posters.Also read: 7 of the best homes featured in ELLE DECOR India in 2017