Hot Home Trend: Gothic Glam

Here’s one home style that could be described as eerily bold. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery’s latest style report, 2023 Trends & Influences IX  calls out “gothic glam” as a trend to watch in the new year.

Signatures of this look includes statement lighting fixtures, such as wrought-iron chandeliers and candelabras. To soften the style, pair it next to tall windows that flood a room with natural light, but also adds to the drama.

Other ways to add some Gothic Glam impact: Bronze plumbing fixtures, black accents, woodwork, vivid jewel tones and ultra-glamorous wallcoverings, Ferguson designers note in the style report.

Here are some stunning examples:

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