Textures are often an underappreciated design component; here’s a quick look-through at some of the textures we’re seeing in designs right now – please do note that this is not a ranking of the “best” textures or the “most popular” or any such measure; textures are almost uniquely contextual. What’s right in one situation may be wrong in another.
This is a wide range of textures, actually – here’s just one example of an organically-themed texture. These tend not to be perfectly regular, and come in a huge variety of colors and shapes. Notice the wall at the left side of this picture of the interior of Blue Fin restaurant in Times Square.
This Italian/New Orleans themed accent wall can be used in a number of ways, ranging from modern to rustic, depending on the context.
Often elevates a space by adding either a comforting or impressive touch.
A texture that generally says “corporate” when used in traditional ways.
Massively popularized by Joanna Gaines on HGTV’s Fixer Upper, this sort of refined take on a classic has become a popular texture in particular for rooms toned in green and white.
These are only a few examples; there are many more possibilities!