Interior Design Trends

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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Zillow Digs, a division of the home and real estate marketplace company Zillow, provides inspiration for home and design projects of all kinds. Recently, the design experts at Zillow Digs released their report detailing five trends they expect to see shining in 2015 and the four whims from 2014 that will soon be forgotten. How […]

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With so many colors floating through the marketplace and endless combinations of those colors, selecting the right shades can feel overly complicated. When we can ask the experts for advice, those decisions can become more confident, and allow us to move forward with design projects. Behr Paints has summarized the methods they use to combine […]

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As the calendar turns and we look to the New Year, experts on color share their picks for color trends for the coming year. Benjamin Moore presents us with a beautiful palette which, when combined together, work seamlessly. At the same time, when they are applied in monochromatic design evoke an appreciative “Wow!” In addition […]

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With a brand new year around the corner, many of us are making resolutions to drop the number on the scale, break a bad habit, or eat more veggies. But what about our homes? Take the fresh new calendar page to make some changes in your home. The results may make you feel like anything […]

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