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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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Modern Ways the Fashion Industry Influences Interior Design

   |   In Design News, Designer Furniture Collections, Interior Design Trends   |   15 July 2013, 05.19   |   comments: 0

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” ― Coco Chanel

 

Every year the hottest trends in both fashion and interior design are introduced first to commercial buyers and then to the consumers who will personally use them. Historically, fashion trends have always come first and then influenced furniture designs, but now many of the lines between the two are blurring due to tighter timelines. The romance between fashion and furniture continues today, but sometimes in new and unexpected ways.

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