Category Archives: Interior Design Trends

Designing with Fall’s Hottest Colors

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends, Seasonal Design   |   20 October 2013, 21.57   |   comments: 0

Every year, consumers are presented with several different colors purported to be the year’s hottest hues. There’s the Pantone Color of the Year, the shades seen at international furniture shows in Milan, New York City and elsewhere, and then there’s those colors considered trendy for a single season. Now that San Diego is in the midst of a beautiful autumn, we’d like to share some of those colors we’ve seen trending online that lend themselves perfectly to adding fall flair to your home or office.

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Influences on the Modern Homeowner’s Furniture Buying Decisions

   |   In How to Choose Furniture, Interior Design Trends, Sustainable Design   |   12 September 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

We’ve noticed a trend in the past few years regarding the shopping and purchasing behavior of our customers. Although the furniture industry is certainly not the only one to experience a change in the pattern of sales, it’s interesting to note how current/past events and situations influence American consumers’ behavior when it comes to furnishing their homes. And because your buying habits have changed, that means our business has had to change, too. Here’s our take on the influences that have shaped – and will continue to shape – the world of home furnishings and décor.

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50 Shades of Gray In Your Home

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends   |   6 September 2013, 21.13   |   comments: 0

Have you heard? The hottest color for the remainder of 2013 (which has really been around for several years) is gray. Now, before you dismiss the color as a boring neutral, take into consideration the 50 or so shades of gray that can be used in various ways throughout your home to give it a modern lift. Here’s our advice for choosing one or two or several shades of gray and incorporating them into the interior design of your home.

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Consumer Influence on Design Trends

   |   In Interior Design Trends   |   1 September 2013, 21.20   |   comments: 0

It’s a given that the fashion industry exerts a strong influence over interior design. But how much do consumers influence furniture and interior design? Although you may feel helpless as to what styles appear in stores such as Lawrance, you really do have a voice. With the internet, blogging and social media, today’s homeowners spot new trends right away, and in some cases even start them. Here’s a look at how and why consumers help drive trends in furniture as well as in fashion.

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The Best 2013 Design Trends Seen in Milan

   |   In Design News, Interior Design Trends   |   27 August 2013, 21.29   |   comments: 0

When the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair was held earlier this year, there were quite a few forecasts for the design trends we would be seeing in the fall. Some of them are being incorporated in modern furnishings and others never really caught the imagination of American interior designers. Here is a recap of the best trends you are likely to see in our showrooms for the remainder of this year.

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