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Idea Board: Color Report

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Idea Board collage of products featured in Lighting & Decor

Dimensional White

Whether textured, antiqued or 3-D, this season's white is red hot. 

Annie two-light sconce in white from Feiss

The rustic aesthetic of Feiss’ new Plaster White finish perfectly enhances the texture of its Annie Collection. The three-light wall sconce shown here is 24 inches high, 10 inches wide and 5 inches deep. www.feiss.com


Tanami four-paneled Credenza in a Satin White finish from BDI

BDI’s Tanami credenza, inspired by the Tanami desert, is dressed in a Satin White finish and features three-dimensional waves across the door fascia and side panels, creating depth and texture. www.bdiusa.com


Hand-cut Coliseum Collection vases in white from Studio A Home

The architectural details recessed into the ceramic Coliseum Collection from Studio A were hand cut. Available in three vase sizes shown here, as well as a centerpiece bowl and a garden stool. www.studioa-home.com


Hoya wallpaper with silver on a cream backdrop from Juju

From wallpaper studio Juju, Hoya, with pale silver on a cream backdrop, is tactile and pretty to look at too. The untrimmed, hand-printed and wipeable coated paper is crafted sustainably. www.jujupapers.com


Bungalow chest in an Oleander finish from Paula Deen for Universal Furniture

From Paula Deen’s line for Universal Furniture, the Bungalow chest wears an Oleander finish — if you look closely, you’ll notice the roughness and imperfections present, making it look just the perfect amount of worn. www.universalfurniture.com


2018 Color of the Year: PPG

In stark contrast to white — but maybe the perfect complement — paint company PPG has named Black Flame its Color of the Year. A blend of black and navy, this shade allows all other decor elements to take center stage.


Ceramic white Bamboo lamp from Regina Andrew Design

Regina Andrew’s ceramic white Bamboo lamp stands about 30 inches tall. Its base brings white to life through bamboo carvings. www.reginaandrew.com


Pandora pendant with a white laser-cut shade from Lite Source

This Pandora Collection pendant from Lite Source sports a white laser-cut spherical shade. The light that shines through creates an eye-catching effect on the wall. www.lite-source.com


Theresa chair with a leather slipcover from Moss Studio

Moss Studio’s Theresa chair, which tricks the eyes with a 3-D effect, is available either upholstered or slipcovered with feather/down cushions. Made in the U.S. www.mossstudio.com



Ask the trend forecasters: Move over gray — brown is the next big neutral in town. 

Architect Alvar Aalto's Aalto bowl in Sand for Iittala

Created by world-renowned architect Alvar Aalto, Iittala’s Aalto bowl in the Sand colorway is hand-pressed and versatile, bringing Scandinavian design to a room. www.iittala.com


Cannes area rug in metallic Dark Gold from Feizy

Feizy’s Cannes Collection shines in metallic shades with an opulent sheen. Shown here in Dark Gold, each design is power-loomed in Turkey emphasizing the intricacy of its organic patterns. www.feizy.com


Bradford traditionally designed sofa in a chocolate brown fabric from Fine Furniture

Fine Furniture’s Bradford sofa wears a rich chocolate brown fabric complemented by nailhead trim and a wooden frame. Measures 84 inches wide. www.ffdm.com

Urbane armless slipper chair with geometric patterns from Wesley Hall

Wesley Hall’s Urbane armless  chair in a Southwestern-inspired print punches up this trending neutral. www.wesleyhall.com


2018 Color of the Year: Dutch Boy

Paint company Dutch Boy has named Sandstone Tint, a light greige with warm undertones, as its Color of the Year. Similar to Sherwin-Williams’ pick from last year, Poised Taupe, this shade is an easy neutral to incorporate into the home and pairs well with brown.


Maddalena Forcella rug with tassels by ALT for Living

ALT for Living’s Maddalena Forcella rug sports brown with another trending element — tassels. www.altforliving.com


St. Jacques Library Books in brown from Napa Home & Garden

St. Jacques Library Books from Napa Home are repurposed from the cargo canvas on an old military truck, bringing a touch of brown with sustainability too. www.napahomeandgarden.com


Walnut Brown vases and tray in faux leather from Howard Elliott

Howard Elliott’s Walnut Brown faux leather Ostrich vases and tray bring texture and dimension to a console or bookshelf. www.howardelliott.com


Levi chair upholstered in Arizona Rustic leather from CR Laine

CR Laine’s Levi chair is upholstered in an Arizona Rustic leather with an oak wood arm pad and Light Pewter metal frame. Compared to its counterpart in Perth Key Lime, the brown provides a strikingly different look. www.crlaine.com


Madison sofa in brown, part of Square Feather's Brooklyn Collection

Square Feathers’ Brooklyn Collection is inspired by New York’s borough, showcasing masculine qualities, feminine elements and neutral tones including brown. The highlight here is the Madison sofa in Outback Birch. www.squarefeathers.com



Purple is coming onto the scene, and the lighter renditions are finding a perfect home in furnishings.

Red Gallery sconce with an agate diffuser from Dimond Home

Dimond Home's Red Gallery sconce shines purple through the agate diffuser. A gold lead finish complements the pop of color. www.dimondlighting.com


Couture fur pillow made of Tibetan lamp wool from Nourison

Nourison’s Couture Fur pillow in Lavender White is made of Tibetan lamb and measures 14 inches by 20 inches wide. www.nourison.com


Solstice chair in lavender and white designed by Windsor Smith for Century Furniture

From Windsor Smith for Century Furniture, the Solstice chair sits pretty in purple. A Euro beech frame in white sets off this version perfectly. Measures a petite 22 inches wide, 29 inches deep and 33 inches high. www.centuryfurniture.com 


2018 Color of the Year: Glidden

Sister company to PPG, Glidden has named Black Onyx as its Color of the Year. The company says “It’s time to stop getting caught up in a fantasy and bring it back to the basics with the most forgotten neutral – black.” Pair this classic shade with bright contrasts, like purple, for an unexpected accent. 


Vapor vase with a Metallic Lavender finish from Jamie Young

Jamie Young’s large Vapor vase sports a Metallic Lavender finish — perfect to bring purple into a room in a non-committal way. The vase stands 20 inches high. www.jamieyoung.com 


Dancing Girls area rug from Novogratz by Momeni

From Novogratz by Momeni, Dancing Girls rug in polyester chenille is machine-made in Turkey. www.momeni.com


Lisbon area rug with indigo, wild violet and azul coloways designed by Kevin O'Brien for Capel Rugs

Drawing upon the striking landscape scenes that designer Kevin O’Brien captured in sketches during a trip to Tuscany, Capel’s Lisbon Collection features a tonal design set on warm white wool for visual texture in indigo, wild violet, tan butter, azul and gris colorways. Hand-tufted in India of 100 percent wool. www.capelrugs.com


Deidra ottoman in lavender with arched sides from Safavieh

The Deidra ottoman from Safavieh recalls Moorish architecture with its cutout arch motif studded with silver nail heads. It’s multifunctional, providing seating and hidden storage beneath its removable cushion top. www.safavieh.com

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