Keeping up with interior decorating trends is a much easier thing to achieve these days. There is a miriad of glossy magazines that line the shelves of the local supermarkets, posh and standard alike. There are more people buying the house improvemet books than ever before. Also, day time tv now has many home improvement programmes throughout the schedules and it is possible to get the most amazing ideas on there and also online.
If interior design changes are due for your house, it can really pay to talk to your local interior design studio. Call them in for an informal chat and they can indeed show how best to use this space or that. The choice of materials will also be a feature they will offer advice on. They know the markets well and will be able to say what is currently a good buy and what will outlast just a trend.