Identifying business trends is important in every field; it allows companies to stay up-to-date, competitive and relevant. We’ve found it spurs innovation, too, as we consider how to offer products and services that are original, inventive and more effective than their predecessors. But this year we realized that 2019’s emerging commercial interior design trends reflect a major paradigm shift in our field.
Gone are the days when our annual trend assessment focused on just design issues, such as which fixtures, furnishings, color palettes and materials would be important to prioritize in projects. This year we found scope of commercial interior design has broadened significantly and become more analytical, data-driven and high-stakes than ever before.