6 Top Trends in Wardrobe Designs

Wardrobe designs are an important element of interior décor as a well organized aesthetic wardrobe clears clutter and acts as an effective storage solution. The last 3 years have seen a few distinct trends in wardrobes; the onus is now more on light, utility based and innovative styles that can be either walk in or free standing. Here are the latest decoded trends in wardrobe design.

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Wardrobe designs are an important element of interior décor as a well organized aesthetic wardrobe clears clutter and acts as an effective storage solution. The last 3 years have seen a few distinct trends in wardrobes; the onus is now more on light, utility based and innovative styles that can be either walk in or free standing. Here are the latest decoded trends in wardrobe design.

  1. Bigger is better

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Modern age free standing wardrobes are bigger than what they were even 10 years ago. There are walk in closets in homes that resemble miniature rooms with a lot of emphasis on utilizing each inch of the space. Designer wardrobes with high tech storage solutions including free standing wardrobes with sliding (see through or solid) doors and walk in wardrobes without closet doors. There is a lot more emphasis on couture now and wardrobes need to be bigger as the average spend on clothes and garment accessories has improved.

2. The Departure of Hooks and Coat Racks

Hooks and Coat racks were an essential part of most homes even 10 years ago but they are now recognized to be inefficient and clutter inducing. The concept of coat racks is now considered to be passé as any kind of open display solution for clothes add to visual clutter. However Design influences from Korea have introduced artistic designs with racks that can be a part of homes designed in a minimalist style.

3. Striped Wardrobes

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Striped wardrobes reflect the latest design sensibility with vertical stripes becoming especially popular.

  • Vertical stripes elongate the length of the wardrobe making it seem bigger, taller and more visually striking.
  • Horizontally striped designs can be found gracing passage ways and high breadth rooms to emphasize the horizontal space.
  • Popular color combinations in stripes include black and white, golden and white and black and ash.
  • Some designers are also using jewel tones in stripes to accentuate the beauty of the wardrobe solutions. Often the wardrobe designs are a part of the overall design scheme of the home.

4. Use of Luxury finishes

No longer are wardrobe solutions simply restricted to wood, compressed wood and metal.

  • Designers are now experimenting with a wide variety of finishes and textures to create wardrobe solutions.
  • While wood is still the preferred material the types of wood now range from un-burnished trunk pieces to bamboo and more exotic types.
  • Leather is used as a furnishing to create a rich, sophisticated and yet understated look.

Walk in closets in dramatic red and bleached wood colour schemes are becoming especially popular.

5. High Feature Wardrobes

  • Wardrobe trends reflect a growing fondness for more features like adjustable shelves, designer lighting styles, closet organizer, island style closets, designer shoe enclaves and an ottoman.
  • For fans of antique furniture there are detailing like floral patterns, antique wrought iron handles and golden fittings which are used to embellish wardrobes.
  • The use of mirrors is also an important element of wardrobe design.

6. See Through Wardrobes

Those with a fondness for couture can opt for designer see through wardrobes incorporating an intelligent use of glass, metals and compressed racks. The see through wardrobes look amazing in homes embellished with minimalist décor.

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Latest wardrobe design trends are all about combining principles of innovative design with functions of high space utilization.

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by Sandesh Dhanraj, on December 4, 2015