I'm an interior designer – three trends that must be cancelled immediately…ditch 'live, laugh, love' signs for a start | The Sun

AN interior designer has revealed the three design trends that he thinks need to be cancelled immediately.

So if you are thinking of giving your house a makeover, you’ll want to listen up.

Sharing his thoughts on social media, Loren Kreiss revealed that he can’t stand signs, such as ‘Live, Love, Laugh’, he also hates recliner chairs and would never have nautical-themed items in his home. 

Opening up about these trends, Loren shared his clip online with the caption ‘Here are three design choices that need to be cancelled. Who agrees?’

He then said: “Decorative letters and signs have no place in your home unless you're practising for a spelling bee.

“Just spell N O.

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“Recliners – I get it, they're comfortable, but have you ever seen one that isn't tragic?

“I don't wanna be a lazy boy and you shouldn't wanna be one either. 

“Try a nice, comfortable lounge chair with an ottoman instead.”

The expert then shared his opinion on nautical-themed items, as he continued: “Unless you have captain in your name or happen to be a sailor or a pirate, there's no reason to have anything nautically themed in your home.

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“Listen, we all love the beach, but nothing needs to be this literal.

“What do you think? Should these design choices be cancelled? Meet me in the comments to discuss.” 

The TikTok clip, which was posted under the username @lorenkreiss, has clearly left many open-mouthed, as it has quickly amassed 39,700 views in just one week.

Many social media users agreed with Loren and were eager to express this in the comments. 

One person said: “Agree 100%.” 

Another added: “Oh yes, especially those letters, ouch!”

A third commented: “On this one I agree with you.”

Whilst someone else wrote: “Yes, yes, yes.”

However, not everyone was on the same page as the interior expert and many felt attacked by his comments.

One user penned: “I feel attacked.” 

A second noted: “Ok.. it’s not that I disagree, but I break all of these rules and 100% love it in my home. It wouldn’t be a beach house without some shells.”



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Whilst another explained: “I’m hanging my head in shame, my boathouse has a nautical theme.” 

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