Designer showhouses offer an insightful peek at the next big trends, as well as the decorating ideas that are enchanting professionals right now. Within their walls, participants devise interiors that stretch imaginations and push creative boundaries. As blank slates and with little, if any, direction, these untouched spaces foretell what’s to come in design in the immediate future and beyond.
As we hit the halfway mark through 2023’s showhouse register, decorating ideas are already overflowing. Whether rooms foregrounded form and function or slathered on the whimsy and charm, here are seven of the most memorable spaces we’ve seen.