Trends

Colors of the year, color palettes and color trends are all part of the interior design and retail experience in home furnishings. Get inspired by what's trending and why.

Sherwin-Williams Names 2022 Color of the Year

Sherwin-Williams welcomes new beginnings with its 2022 Color of the Year Evergreen Fog SW 9130, a nourishing and sophisticated gray-green. After years of cool neutrals and bold jewel tones, Evergreen…

Style to the Max: Maximalist Home Furnishings

Bold patterns, unique shapes and extreme texture make these furnishings right at home in a maximalist space. In the Estrella Collection from Allegri Crystal, many slender metal rods in a Brushed…
Varaluz maximalism
For Ron Henderson, President of Varaluz, maximalism is “artful clutter with a healthy dose of eclecticism.” Here the lighting fixture, Socket-to-Me, has “a very early ‘70’s vibe,” and remains impactful while allowing the other elements of the room to shine.

Finding a Balance With Maximalism

Maximalism is a style rooted in personality. Its bold, distinctive nature means it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but those who gravitate toward it tend to go big in their design, patterns, palettes…
AkzoNobel color of the year 2022, bright skies
Bright Skies has been named AkzoNobel's color of the year for 2022

AkzoNobel Group Announces 2022 Color of the Year

The airy blue of Bright Skies, AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2022, has been translated into colors and finishes for wood coatings, bringing a breath of fresh air to wood product manufacturers.  …
Behr Breezeway 2022 color of the year
Breezeway will be available in the brand's Behr Dynasty product innovation.

Behr Paint Names 2022 Color of the Year

Behr Paint Company announced its 2022 Color of the Year, Breezeway MQ3-21, an approachable but noticeable color. The silvery green shade with cool undertones, part of the Behr 2022 Color Trends…
Jessica Cain © Houzz
Velvet, gold, and crystal all rose in popularity, according to the report. Photo by Jessica Cain © Houzz

Houzz Releases 2021 Emerging Home Design Trends Report

Houzz identified the top emerging home design trends based on the latest search insights* from our community of U.S. homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home professionals. The trends reflect a…
Nathan Anthony Boucle Sofa
This comfy boucle sofa from Nathan Anthony is right on trend.

6 Standout Trends from High Point Market

At this Spring’s High Point Market, the halls were busy, the energy was palpable and new product introductions were met with enthusiasm as the home furnishings market scene rebounds after a year of…
Kerrie Kelly Design Labs, kitchen renovation
Mixed materials, multi-tone cabinets and functionality are trending as consumers look for more customized kitchen spaces.

Custom Appliances, Materials Elevate Kitchens and Baths in 2021

The two most used rooms in the home have typically been the kitchen and bathroom. These also continue to be the rooms that top consumer wish lists for renovation — to make them more functional, more…

IMC’s Spring 2021 High Point TrendWatch Highlights Key Home Furnishings Trends

International Market Centers (IMC) announced that its proprietary TrendWatch program will showcase three directional trends – Mélange, Mixtape and Resilience & Resolve – for Spring 2021 High…
KBIS 2021 Best of Product Awards Announced
KBIS has announced its 2021 Best of Product Finalists. Photo by Chastity Cortijo on Unsplash

KBIS Reveals 2021 Best of KBIS Product Finalists

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) today announced the product finalists for the 2021 Best of KBIS Awards. Regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, Best of KBIS recognizes…