From its beginnings in the early 20th century, Scandinavian design’s streamlined style of modern furniture and decor has become even more popular today.
Restaurant design has come a long way. Today’s restaurant interiors run the gamut from sleek, high-end design to industrial, rustic and minimal. Many of these same design elements–and even actual lighting and furniture pieces–would easily transfer from a public space to a living space to create a personal design statement.
It’s almost officially fall, and with it comes a new batch of trends to keep an eye on. While some trends linger for multiple seasons, others fade away just as quickly as they arrived. After much research, we narrowed down some of our 2017 favorite trends in home decor–ones we think will be around for at least a few more years–that would be fun to add to our own homes. Take a look.
Desert style has many different iterations, but only one stands out as the most stylish and innovative: Palm Springs. The “Palm Springs Look” combines many different features to create a crisp, bright and funky aesthetic that will make your guests do a double take. Achieving this look takes commitment to incorporating color and kitsch into your space without holding back!
It’s no secret that the “modern farmhouse” movement has taken off. This comfy-chic aesthetic conveys a sense of history but still provides for our modern-day taste and needs. Even for the at-heart modernist, there’s a way to channel this rustic, timeless look in a clean, uncluttered way.
The word “reimagined” seems to be popping up a lot these days in the vocabulary of nearly every industry, process or outcome. It certainly headlines the work of many designers who are devoted to the creation of beauty and function in the world around us.
Have you ever walked by a new building in your neighborhood or a historic area of town and thought to yourself, “Wow, that is one ugly building?” While design is subjective, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder, sometimes you can’t deny that a building is just a plain eyesore.
One of the greatest things about modern design is the concept of taking old, traditional designs and re-imagining them in new and exciting ways. There are table lamps that can charge your phone, console tables that can extend to the length of a full dining table and even mirrors that double as a television. However, the reinventing of designs isn’t limited to furniture, lighting or decor. It even extends to where you call home.
No matter how wonderfully decorated and comfortable your home may be, everyone always seems to end up in the kitchen. Whether you’re hosting a formal gathering, an anniversary celebration, or simply the kids doing their homework, the kitchen is, without fail, the happening place to be.
The term “monochromatic” could be mistaken for boring when it comes to interior decorating, or implied as monotonous. But, it’s quite the contrary when done right.
As trends come and go and materials fall in and out of favor, one material that never seems to go out of style is ceramic. While they may not always be front and center, ceramic home accessories can always find a place in every room, from the kitchen to the bedroom. Whether it’s in a practical form or decorative one, this classic material’s versatility has something to offer for everyone.
Every year at Salone de Mobile (otherwise known as Milan Design Week), brands and designers from all around the world showcase their greatest for the design community to marvel at, to announce their new collections and to maybe obtain an award. It’s the place where designs trends begin. This year, one such trend turned out to be a color: millennial pink.
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “conversation pit”? Swank 1960’s and ’70s pads covered in bright patterns and textiles, with large comfy cushions strewn about the floor? Or continuous, curved seating arrangements designating a self-contained area? If that is what you envision, you would probably say the conversation pit is kitschy and outdated.