3 Top Interior Designers Interpret the Trends

See how some talented designers bring our five trends—TerraCottage, Heirloom, Cast Shadows, Color Form, Gallerie—to life.

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Photo By: Julia Buckingham

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Photo By: Julia Buckingham

Photo By: Julia Buckingham

Photo By: Julia Buckingham

Photo By: Julia Buckingham

Photo By: Julia Buckingham

Photo By: Julia Buckingham

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Photo By: Vanessa Deleon

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Assertive Desk

The Gallerie trend doesn't have to mean nothing but brights: it often works best, as in this room from designer Julia Buckingham of Buckingham Interiors + Design, as an assertive piece or two that balances the black and white Marimekko bedding in this bedroom.

Color Story

An iconoclastic rug in a funky pattern and a collection of fabric bags invest this Heirloom space with a sense of fun courtesy of designer Julia Buckingham.

Mix of Mementos

Artwork, books, intriguing objects and a desk with patina create a story about collections, time and personality that give this Heirloom entryway from designer Julia Buckingham its sense of place.

Stairway to Heaven

An almost filmic, sci fi moment—like something from a Stanley Kubrick film—is created in this Color Form stairway from Julia Buckingham which takes advantage of some remarkable tile and a scalloped light fixture to create a visual story and dramatic interlude.

Mix Bold Color and Neutrals

A stunning painting brings Gallerie style to this room where a collection of more subdued, neutral items don't compete for attention with this dramatic focal point. 

Architectural Details

One way to bring Heirloom style into your home is by celebrating the good bones of your home as in this exquisite molding, dramatic chandelier and staircase railing, which allow architectural details to shine.

Here's Looking at You

Designer Julia Buckingham creates a charming tableaux using vintage hand mirrors, spotlighting a personal collection and bringing some Heirloom flair to a vast white wall.

Heirloom Vignette

Vintage hats provide the perfect conversation piece, an almost sculptural look and a wonderful Heirloom moment. Collections of vintage items are a great way to bring the Heirloom trend into your home and lend personality to your space.

Play of Light

As the name shows, one of Cast Shadows' properties is a fascination with the play of light in a space. Here a pared back design and subtle color help highlight other Cast Shadows elements:  tile work and a light fixture that focus on graphic metalwork and grids.

Down Time

This gorgeous vignette featuring a whimsical dot-chair and dramatic vase takes advantage of a blend of white space and bursts of color to create a compelling Gallerie moment from designer Julia Buckingham.

Heirloom Patina

One way to bring the Heirloom trend into your space? Patina. Objects with a beautifully aged, timeworn element achieved by designer Julia Buckingham with this oversized vessel and table, bring an air of integrity and elegance to your home.

Classic Bath

High ceilings, a tin ceiling and stained glass windows are architectural details that enhance the Heirloom furniture and fixtures in this bathroom.

Bold Art

The bold purple in this artwork has even more impact against the subtle neutrals of this Cast Shadows bathroom.

Gray Scale

Soft grays, black and natural wood harmonize in this Cast Shadows modern take on a library.

Hot Stove

A bold yellow stove is the perfect shock of accent color balanced against blue-gray cabinets in this Gallerie kitchen.

Serene Living

Designer Denise McGaha of Denise McGaha Interiors offers up a serene Heirloom living room filled with pleasing symmetry and sedate colors and furnishings.

Rustic Living Room

The rustic TerraCottage mix of funky, global items and eclectic finishes defines this stylish living room from Denise McGaha Interiors.

Theatrical Front Entrance

Metal casework, side tables and accessories in a matte ebony exemplify the almost theatrical, graphic, refined Cast Shadows look created here by designer Denise McGaha.

A Bedroom With Attitude

An eclectic arrangement of art, striking green wallpaper and a collection of unique furniture and accessories blend beautifully in this Heirloom bedroom from designer Denise McGaha.

Restful Retreat

Soft ivories, beautiful millwork and a timeless quality make this space from designer Denise McGaha a wonderful illustration of the Heirloom trend.

Gilt Bath

A stunning gilt mirror and gold fixtures add a real Heirloom presence to this streamlined but elegant bath from Denise McGaha Interiors.

Clean Lines

Cast Shadows' emphasis on clean lines  is exemplified in this striking bathroom where the marble floor and countertop blend nicely with the modern wood cabinetry in this room from Denise McGaha Interiors.

Gilded Dining Area

A gorgeous, stately gilt mirror presides over this Heirloom-style dining room with modern tulip table for a bit of contrast.

Funky Floral Bath

An eclectic arrangement of art gives this Heirloom bath a real sense of personality. Bold, dark floral wallpaper is very on trend and mixes nicely with the soft pink towels in this room.

Old World Style

A collection of paintings in gilt frames and refined details give this dining room an old world Heirloom sensibility.

Heirloom Bath

Framed by a dramatic gold chandelier and a striking Oriental rug, this elegant bathroom by designer Denise McGaha brims with stunning Heirloom style.

Heirloom Master Bedroom

Luxurious fabrics, rich wood and gold and an elegant color scheme give this master Heirloom appeal.

Natural Beauty

This Cast Shadows vignette from designer Vanessa Deleon puts a premium on nature in a gorgeous geode accessory on this bedside table. A lamp with a stunning crystal base and reflective wallpaper add light and glamour.

Cast Shadows Tablescape

A stunning watercolor rug and wooden coffee table give this room from designer Vanessa Deleon Cast Shadows flair.

Glamorous Living

This stunning Cast Shadows living room from designer Vanessa Deleon features the design trend's characteristic light-filled space and clean design with elegant metal tables whose color and lines are echoed in the striking grid-like ceiling detail.

Lilac Bedroom

Muted pastel tones define this Cast Shadows bedroom from New York-based designer Vanessa Deleon.

Old Meets New

Classic tufted details on these couches, subdued wall coverings and rugs and an elegant light fixture give this Vanessa Deleon room a Heirloom look.

Morning Classic

A beveled vase and elegant gold tray show how you can easily incorporate Heirloom style at any price point.

Souffle Chair

Subdued shades, metal details and a sophisticated point of view define this Cast Shadows room from Vanessa Deleon.

Refined Lines

Sophisticated, retro details in light fixtures and pattern define this Heirloom bedroom from designer Vanessa Deleon.

Whimsy Counts

Pops of color in fun orange swings and vibrant throw pillows push this TV room from sedate to fun in keeping with the colorful Gallerie trend.

Trendy TV Room

It's relatively straightforward to bring the Gallerie trend into your home. Smart, well-placed pops of color, as in these swings, artwork, rug and pillows allow a subtle color palette to act as a great backdrop for color.

Modern Sectional

A commanding, dramatic sectional and a room flooded with light from banks of windows offer a Cast Shadows look.

Screen Time

A large, sliding mirror keeps this TV room entertainment center hidden from view when not in use in this Gallerie-style room.