Interior Design Trends

An interesting design trend for 2014 is the resurgence of floral prints. If your mind immediately jumps to your grandmother’s chintz cushions, never fear – we are talking about an updated version of floral design. Imagine bold colors — including neon, playful use of scale, and a definite artistic flair in the florals for 2014. [...]

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2014: On Trend

February 22, 2014

in Interior Design Trends

Trends for 2014 spring from modern and historical influences. These influences reflect our desire to both move forward while simultaneously honoring the past. Trends inspired by modern influences: Technology-Driven Design – Computer generated art provides endless options for design choices. No longer are we limited by what is available in the marketplace. We can craft [...]

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Throughout 2013, metallic design trends were on the rise. As 2014 begins, nothing could be hotter in home trends than copper. An earthy metal, copper glows with a subtle, mellow quality and brings interest to a room that feels warmer than silver and less over-the-top than gold. Copper contributes visual warmth to a space and [...]

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While Pantone has named Radiant Orchid as the Color of the Year for 2014, a one-tone world will just never do. Shades of blue will also continue to trend as the year gets underway. As a result, a fresh neutral hue has entered into the world of home design: Navy blue.  In essence, in 2014, [...]

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High Point Market, based in High Point, North Carolina, is the premier trade show in the home design and furniture industry. Meeting twice a year, this gathering of designers, manufacturers, buyers and industry experts generates a detailed glimpse into the trends in home fashion for the year to come. While the High Point Market Trade [...]

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Recently, the Interior Design Trends West held their annual design show in Vancouver. This design show brought together trendsetters and designers from all over North America and the world. As we begin in 2014, the Interior Design Trends West show offers a glimpse into the visual and aesthetic delights that await us in modern design [...]

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Pantone, the international authority on color, annually designates a Color of the Year. The Pantone Color of the Year is not a random selection nor made on a whim, but rather a carefully studied decision that takes into account global influences including art, travel, technology and the economy. Representatives from the Pantone Color Institute gather [...]

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When a designer suggests animal prints, the first examples, which spring to mind, are often the fabulously bold classic zebra and leopard prints. These patterns conjure images of wonderfully wild graphic glamour and luxury. Recently, animal prints are turning up everywhere: accessories, upholstery, drapery, carpets and rugs. When designing with animal prints, consider them as [...]

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For 2014, one of the strongest trends is the richness of solid wood. Take for example the gorgeous pieces from around the world highlighted here in Benjamin Moore’s video summary of the trends in wood décor for the upcoming year. Stunning shades, huge variety of tones, interesting shapes and silhouettes. Wood will have a banner [...]

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Pop culture influences fashion, which in turn, influences home design. Korean rapper Psy’s viral video for his catchy dance tune “Gangnam Style” with 1.7 billion views as of July 2013 caught the attention of Aidan Huang, editor-in-chief of the design blog One Xtra Pixel. “Anything that becomes so popular that it attains viral status can and [...]

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