Design trends of 2022

Multi-functionality, inclusivity and biophilic design are expected to be key themes in homes and at workplaces this year

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In a time of climate and pandemic anxiety, sustainability as well as physical and mental well-being have taken on new relevance and urgency.

How would these concerns be reflected in design trends? The Straits Times highlights 10 themes that will influence design in 2022, from the products to services to the places people live, work and play in.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 01, 2022, with the headline Design trends of 2022. Subscribe