Howard Haimsohn | 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.
Gail Sakundiak | In Blogs for Furniture Selection & Care, Interior Design Trends, Sustainable Design | 15 July 2013, 05.20 | comments: 0
There are many aspects to interior design, including functionality, aesthetics, size and more. But another aspect has been added to the design of home and office furnishings in the past decade or so: sustainability. What manufacturers do to preserve our environment while producing the items with which we want to furnish our space has become a vital issue for many consumers. In fact, sustainability is now considered an interior design feature that many people desire.
Howard Haimsohn | 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.