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.

Moore & Giles chair Whistler Denim Blue
A Moore & Giles chair is covered in Whistler Denim Blue, an elegantly distressed suede with a soft, “drapey” hand, velvety texture and vintage aesthetic.

Hell For Leather

When retail strategist Lee Goodman began his career at Bob’s Discount Furniture in the early ‘90s, “we sold leather packages, meaning a sofa and loveseat for $799. You could get it immediately in…

Benjamin Moore Announces 2019 Color of the Year

Benjamin Moore today announced its 2019 Color of the Year – Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones. The selection was unveiled last night to leading interior designers, architects,…
Madcap Cottage rugs Momeni pattern
Madcap Cottage's new rugs for Momeni

Premarket Parlays: The Day That Isn't At High Point Market

One of the great things about coming to High Point Market a day before its official opening is the distinct lack of a crowd. Sure, the showrooms are already writing orders, but in terms of grabbing a…
Sherwin Williams Cavern Clay
Cavern Clay pairs well with a Southwestern aesthetic.

Sherwin-Williams Announces 2019 Color of the Year

Sherwin-Williams announced this week that Cavern Clay SW 7701, a warm terracotta color, is its pick for 2019 Color of the Year. Cavern Clay is a nod to Mid-Century Modern style, but with the soul of…

Dutch Boy Paints Announces 2019 Color of the Year

As 2019 Color of the Year picks start to roll in from paint companies, Dutch Boy has announced its choice: Garden Patch 326-5DB. Garden Patch, a green that is not too deep and not too primary, is a…
Behr Blueprint color of the year
(Photo: Behr Paint)

Behr Unveils 2019 Color of the Year

Behr Paint this week announced its 2019 Color of the Year pick: Blueprint S470-5, a mid-tone blue. Warmer than denim and softer than navy, the company said in a statement that the color signifies "…

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…