Interior Design Trends

Pantone’s Color of the Year, Marsala, is a deep opulent wine shade that evokes a feeling of warm luxury. As summer unfolds, finding a way to capture that same feeling in a slightly softer way, leads us to shades of berry. Deep pinks and softer roses are reminiscent of Marsala and perfect for summer! Available […]

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After several years where colors felt more subdued and trends felt supremely practical, recent indications are that the course for color is changing. The future is looking bright and recent color leanings fully support that idea. Our homes reflect how we feel. As the future begins to feel more optimistic and positive, colors that evoke […]

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Fresh and fun polka dots are a classic pattern that has reemerged as a trend for 2015. Dots of all sizes, colors and arrangements pepper the landscape of home design materials. Popular uses of the delightful dot: Ceramics – Discover dots on dishes and polkas on planters. Fabrics – Large scale dots on draperies lend […]

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Home design professionals know that the ultimate event in keeping up with trends and design is the International Furniture Show in High Point, North Carolina, otherwise known as High Point Market. Vendors, designers and other home design experts from around the world arrive bringing the latest and greatest ideas in home décor. The newest ideas […]

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Layers of light have long been a key component in adding style to a space. As technology continues to advance, modern options for lighting have increased at an exponential rate. Here is a glimpse into some of the hot lighting trends for 2015: LED lighting – Energy efficient, bright crisp light useful for kitchens, bathrooms or anywhere in […]

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Ancient techniques for creating beautiful fabrics are gaining popularity in modern decor. Ethnic traditions elevated with a pop of tribal chic continue strong into 2015. At the High Point Market last fall, global prints were prevalent in many design collections. Ikat and suzani prints have been popular for a while, but now influences of Native […]

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Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala, is rich and daring and may cause you to stop and wonder: How can I incorporate this shade into my design? While the boldness of the shade does require careful consideration, it is a stunning color and can be used effectively with a little planning. Well-traveled: Marsala imparts […]

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Spring is just around the corner, and so our attention turns to the colors of the season. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, the authority on color trends, shares her thoughts on the colors we will see coming into fashion as the temperatures begin to warm up and the world begins to […]

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As 2015 continues toward spring, we have noticed a continuing trend holding over from 2014. Natural and rustic materials create a contemporary look rich with warmth. Organic silhouettes and sustainable surfaces add to the sustainability trend that continues in strong form right into the heart of 2015. For instance, consider the following: Warm metals – […]

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In 2015, the lowly bathroom continues to become a place where homeowners’ style sensibilities are showcased. The bathroom is becoming more of an extension of the home rather than a separate space. Trends to watch as we progress through the year include: Nature: Tranquility rules the day in the bathroom when nature-based materials are the […]

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