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Discover our top 5 design trends from 2021

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Our top 2021 design trends confirm Australia’s love for the outdoors and creating a sophisticated home where the lines blur between inside and out. Keep reading to count down the top five 2021 design trends and see which took out the number one spot!

Top 5 Design Trends 2021 - outdoor entertaining withSlimWall Modular Wall

5. Coastal design

Coming in at number five in our top 2021 design trends is coastal design. Coastal design is a style that works for both indoors and out — a relatively easy style to achieve using a white colour palette with soft accent colours and natural materials. Coastal design is the perfect choice for creating a clear connection between the interior of your home and your outdoor entertaining area. Read More > 

Design Trend of the Month - Coastal Design - Three Birds Renovations House 13 Daybed

Three Birds Renovations – House 13

4. Modern outdoor furniture

See how easily you can transform your outdoor area into an entertainer’s dream or luxury retreat with the right outdoor furniture. Please keep reading to see number four of our top 2021 design trends and a few of our favourite outdoor pieces. Read More > 

Modern Outdoor Furniture - Harbour Outdoor - MLB Easy Chair

MLB Easy ChairHarbour Outdoor

3. Pot plant pots

It’s all about the pot when it comes to pot plants. Whether you’re looking for indoor or outdoor pots, there are many choices, from bold designs to classic white or black. It’s no secret that a few gorgeous pot plants can add the perfect finishing touch to your space. Yes, that includes faux plants for those of us without a green thumb. Read More > 


Design Trends - Pot plant pots | ModularWalls


2. Stone cladding

In second place is stone cladding. No doubt for its ability to create a stunning feature wall for your home — just like Three Birds Renovations House 13. Stone cladding can achieve the same look as natural stone without breaking the bank — especially as a DIY project. Read More > 


Three Birds Renovations - House 13. House entry featuring EstateWall with stone cladding

Three Birds Renovations – House 13 Case Study

1. Plunge pools 

We know outdoor living is such a big part of the Australian lifestyle, so it’s no surprise a plunge pool is at the top of our 2021 design trends list. Check out your plunge pool options, including the pros and cons for concrete vs fibreglass and see if you’re ready to take the plunge! Read More > 

 Design Trends - plunge pool - The Designory Byron Bay Villa | ModularWalls

The Designory – Byron Bay Villa

All in all, our top 2021 design trends highlight a desire to create a sanctuary at home. So, whether you want to entertain family and friends or get away from it all, we hope these trends inspire you to get started today.


If you are looking for more design inspiration, check out our Mood Boards and get started today!

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