For a lot of folks, the idea of flowery wallpaper and upholstery still calls to mind Grandma’s living room—which might be precisely the reason floral prints are once again all the rage. “During Covid, we were looking for comfort, familiarity,” explains interior designer Victoria Sanchez. “What’s the most comforting thing? My grandmother’s house. My mother’s house, right?”
Whatever the case, the way to do florals now—in upbeat colors and patterns or juxtaposed with more streamlined decor—shows that comforting doesn’t have to mean old-fashioned.