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Most Popular Blog Posts from 2023

It’s getting to be the end of the year, which means we’re looking back at 2023 and planning for 2024. That process always begins with looking at our web traffic and seeing what our most popular blog posts of the year were. Every year, my goal for the Design Pool blog is to provide you with valuable information and inspiration.

As I get to work creating the editorial calendar for next year, I’d love your input! I’ve created a very short survey to help me plan out the best posts for you. It should take you less than a minute to complete and I will be eternally grateful for your time and insight.

Pattern Five Languages, part of the Cryptology Collection

In case you missed it, here are the most popular blog posts we wrote in 2023.

Color Trends from the 2023 Spring Runways
Every spring, we look at the runways to see what colors are trending. This post includes a FREE download of all the colors and their hex numbers.

Trends in Interior Design in Higher Education
This post discusses five trends impacting interior design on campuses.

NeoCon 2023 Color Trends
After NeoCon 2023, we rounded up all the colors we saw trending in commercial interiors and made another free downloadable color card.

Fall 2023 Color Trends
Just like we do in the spring, each fall, we see what colors are trending on the runways. (And make you a color card to download.)

What was Trending at NeoCon 2023?
Beyond just color, we took a look at what trends were happening in commercial interiors at NeoCon.

Sound and Noise in Healthcare Facilities
Post-pandemic, there is a lot more interest in how noise impacts how we experience spaces.

Creative and Independent Purple
This year we started a new series about color. Prince would be proud that purple was our more popular.

NeoCon 2023, Save the Date!
Get June 10 – 12, 2024, on your calendar. We’ll be heading back to Chicago for NeoCon 2024.

Three Trends in Indoor/Outdoor Spaces
We discuss three trends we’re seeing as people try to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces.

Trendspotting with My Nguyen
Kristen talked with cruise ship interior designer My Nguyen about what it’s like designing for this industry and what she sees trending.

I hope you enjoy revisiting these popular blog posts. And thanks in advance to all of you who completed our survey. Your input is valued and appreciated.

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Kristin Crane

Kristin Crane has designed jacquard designs for the home furnishing and residential jobber market for many years, with mills in the US and in China. Today, she writes about pattern and design trends for Design Pool from her home in Providence, Rhode Island. When not writing about fabric, she can be found weaving in her home studio or hiking along the Rhode Island coast.


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