Comfort, absolutely, but practical upgrades are just as important for those of us now working and playing in small spaces. Bilha Kangethe, lead designer and creative director of the The Lifestyle Loft
in Burlington, ON, expects multifunctional spaces and designs — storage that doubles as a desk, wall art that turns into a table
— to be a major trend in 2021. “It’s not just about being in the house, it has to be functional," she says. "It has to work for your family, and it still has to look and feel nice." Here are more of the top home decor trends
— from wallpaper and paint to must-have materials — for 2021.