The Top 2018 Interior Design Trends Recently Spotted In Paris

From concrete accents to oversized blooms, these forthcoming trends are totally unexpected.

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Where better to get ahead of the design curve than in Paris? At one of France's largest international design fairs, , global trend ambassador and in-house trend forecaster searched high and low for The Look of 2018. Turns out, it comes in decadent colors, concrete accents, and plenty of tweed. Check out Carpenter's trend predictions for the coming year — from Paris straight to your home.

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Modern Tribals
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Patti Carpenter

"Taking tradition to a new level in metal. Inspired by the Fang of Gabon, adding perforations and light, these masks are the new nod to native."

La Chance Sorcier Masks by Marta Bakowski

Red Furnishings
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"Confident color is led by ripe red. Striking and succulent, decadent and dazzling, red adds the fashion and the passion."

Nola Chair by TRISS

Optical Lighting Illusions
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Studio Cheha

"Working on a flat surface and manipulating our perspective with lines and light, these accessories are a state-of-the-art solution for an up-to-the-minute design."

Bulbing Lamp #Tunnel, Studio Cheha

Comforting Cool Tones
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Patti Carpenter

"Light linen, and pearl grays are innately comfortable and add a relaxed air to any space."

Pottery from VT Wonen

Burnt Yellow
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"Enliven your space with marketplace colors that make the mouth water. A touch of curry or coriander, turmeric or beet add a bit of flavor."

Caravela Chair, WEWOOD

Concrete Accents
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Tripleliving Studio

"Utilizing humble materials for heightened design, concrete continues to create simple structures that energize our environments."

Celement Pen Holder, Tripleliving Studio

Oversized Blooms
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"Large scale florals and botanical references combine to transport us to forbidden gardens within our own rooms. "

Flower Textile, M.A. Salgueiro

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