Trending: Autumn Spice Design Moments

Around here, we live for all things fall. The leaves, the sweaters, the apple orchards—you name it. But when those autumnal vibes translate to the world of design, that’s when we really take notice. Last year, we curated the best fall colors for your home, but this time around, we’re honing in on one specific hue. We’ve deemed this color autumn spice, but you could also say it lives within the cinnamon, rosewood and terra cotta families. With just the right richness to balance any neutral space, we can’t wait to watch this fall-inspired hue trend all throughout the year.

Autumn Spice Design Inspiration

Terra cotta spice colored dining room walls | Design by Heidi Caillier Design

Design: Heidi Caillier Design | Photography: Haris Kenjar

Leave it to Heidi Caillier to make what could be a ‘risky’ wall color work perfectly. Paired with dark wood tones, plaid upholstered dining chairs, and some key brass details, this space is the epitome of autumn spice design done right.

Red sofa with muted mustard textiles | Design by Prospect Refuge Studio
Red leather exposed wood chairs | Design by Prospect Refuge Studio

Design: Prospect Refuge Studio | Photography: Canary Grey

Nothing warms up a living space like a rich upholstery color selection. The team behind Prospect Refuge Studio did just that for this family home set in South Minneapolis. They added muted mustard textiles and exposed wood chairs to complement the color palette.

Rusty terra cotta color tones for a primary bedroom | Design by Amber Interiors

Interior Design: Amber Interiors | Photography: Tessa Neustadt

If it’s possible to embody autumn in a bedroom design, Amber Interiors has officially done it. She brought all the earth tones into play, with a rusty autumn spice stealing the color palette show.

Tuscan Red cupboards by Plain English Kitchens

Design: Max Rollitt | Cupboards: Plain English Kitchens | Photography: Antony Crolla

Plain English Kitchens is responsible for some of the most inspiring spaces we’ve ever come across, and this one is no exception. They went bold with ‘Tuscan Red’ by Little Greene, and if paid off big time.

Neutral bed with deep red pillows by Kelsey Leigh Design Co.

Design: Kelsey Leigh Design Co. | Photography: Emily Hart

Adding a touch of autumn spice to your home doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes all you need are a few well-placed pillows to bring instant interest to an all-neutral room.

Cinnamon spice cupboard color by deVOL Kitchens

Design: deVOL Kitchens

True to their modern cottage style, deVOL Kitchens managed to make this color trend look fresh yet entirely timeless. Just add brass pulls and some hand-painted florals for loads of added charm.

Red sofa textiles and vintage art | Design by Ashe Leandro

Design: Ashe Leandro | Photography: Adrian Gaut

A-list designer, Ashe Leandro is leading the way on the autumn spice trend.  With subtle moments of rich red, this scene is a lesson in the power of layering color.

Earth tone living space with wood ceilings | Design by Amber Interiors

Interior Design: Amber Interiors | Photography: Tessa Neustadt

This living space by Amber Interiors exudes warmth, and it has everything to do with the autumn spice earth tones. Styled with plenty of texture, a sprinkling of natural decor elements, plus a stunning wood ceiling, and you’ve got all the fall vibes in one space.

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What do you think about the autumn spice design trend? Let us know in the comments below—we’d love to hear from you.



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