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.

Idea Board: Contemporary Looks

Cool Contemporary introductions in nickels, grays and whites contrast the warmth that permeates home furnishings. In the Harper Collection from Feiss, light glows through Plated Smoke Glass…

Color Your Clients Happy

On the surface, color psychology paints a pretty picture: Yellow makes us feel happy. Orange makes us feel energized. Green makes us feel calm. Sigh. If only life were that simple. We may roll our…

Idea Board: Winter Market Trend Report

Stayin’ Alive With the 70’s as inspo, Mid-Century Modern goes a few steps further intro retro territory.    In Howard Elliott’s Amber glass candle holder, the Dark Walnut-stained base gives us…
Pholc Apollo by Broberg & Ridderstråle
Pholc's Apollo by Broberg & Ridderstråle fixture

Merci, Paris: 6 Looks from Maison & Objet’s January 2018 Edition

In the Tropics Walking the halls of Maison & Objet at times felt like a jungle expedition. This motif had been gaining in previous editions of the show but seemed to proliferate in time for this…
Living room space with blue wall, framed wall art, herringbone flooring and wooden shelving
Wall art and herringbone flooring are on trend. (Photo: Pexels user Huseyn Kamaladdin)

Pinterest Predicts the Top 10 Home Decor Trends of 2018

With the holidays behind us and market season right around the corner, it’s time to get up to speed on the latest trends for 2018. At the close of 2017, Pinterest put together a report on trends to…
South Shore Live It Cozy sofa in Velvet Blue
South Shore's Live It Cozy sofa in Velvet Blue

Idea Board: 2018 Color

Deep Down Color speaks to Millennials. On one end of the spectrum, saturated jewel tones pop on home furnishings in the coming seasons.  Loloi’s P0565 pillow in shades of sapphire and teal wears…
Bolando-Cop-table
Metallic finishes like the one on this Bonaldo Cop table are still on the rise.

What's in Store

All of a sudden I looked up and it was December.  OK — not really, but that’s what it felt like. This year, the first year of Lighting & Decor, has flown by, and now at the precipice of a new…

Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra Violet

Pantone has chosen a bright, bold purple hue as its 2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet. Dramatic and contemplative, the color evokes intrigue, communicates visionary thinking and brings to mind…

Pantone Debuts First Lighting Collection With e3Light

Pantone announced last week the debut of its first lighting collection in partnership with e3Light. The Pantone Light - COLL. ONE collection features six pieces designed with simplicity, minimalism…
Sherwin-Williams-Color-of-the-Year-Oceanside
The Sherwin-Williams pick, Oceanside SW 6496, is sure to make waves next year.

2018 Color of the Year Announcements Are Underway

The 2018 Color of the Year announcements from paint companies have started to roll in, and from the looks of it, 2018 is going to be one expressive year. From brooding black-blue to confident red,…