Autumn’s worldly textures make for large impact
September 9, 2014 - accent chair
Are we a fan of midcentury modern? Drawn to classical elegance? Does a handcraft of tellurian décor squeeze you?
There was an epoch when experts pronounced to collect only one, though now we can brew and compare or go all in. Each deteriorate brings updated versions of successful pieces, and an engaging array of new looks.
This fall’s no exception.
“Keep an eye out for versatile accent pieces, a kind that can work in a innumerable of places, and cruise component and tone combinations,” says Beth Kushnick, set decorator for CBS’ “The Good Wife.” ”These are some of a easiest ways to modernise any space, and there’s a ton of stylish options out right now during a operation of cost points.”
After her worldly sets drew an online following, Kushnick has combined her possess furnishings line, that debuts this fall.
She says tumble 2014 is about anticipating pieces that yield limit impact though a lot of effort.
Some themes this season:
TOUCH OF FALL
“Look for texture-rich accessories, like a box with mill inlay or a wooden sculpture, that supplement an component of inlet to your space. Mix in a accumulation of metals to supplement a clarity of luxury,” Kushnick advises.
Says Los Angeles-based engineer Trip Haenisch: “I’m saying a lot of fabrics with luxe textures this season. Linen velvets and woven fabrics are unequivocally in. You can fast and low incorporate hardness into your space by a use of pillows and throws.” (www.triphaenisch.com )
At tumble previews, retailers were display soothing throws shot by with lead threads or festooned with pointed sequins. Rose bullion is a ingénue on a metallics stage; a soft, pink-tinged finish looks new, and you’ll see it on tabletop accessories, lamps, even silverware.
LIGHT IT UP
High-end lighting pattern has found a approach into a mid-range market, that means pricier styles during mass-market retailers.
Look for shades with frail geometrics, nubby textures and crewel-work patterns to refurbish lamps for not most money. (www.target.com )
Pierced steel is display adult in many accents, including lighting. Milky potion pendants demeanour country-modern. You’ll also find matte-finish shades with foil interiors that locate light dramatically; Ikea has list and building lamps with coppery lining. (www.ikea.com )
Chandeliers get creatively interpreted during Restoration Hardware. A country iron Foucaults universe encircles an exuberant clear fixture; little turn bondage deceive a crystals like a border on a flapper’s dress. (www.restorationhardware.com )
Play with color, Kushnick urges.
“There are some beautiful grays and pointed greens out this fall, and 2014’s eager orchid and coral supplement a sensuous cocktail roughly anywhere,” she says. “You can make a large dash only by updating a wall tone or bringing in a few colourful accent pieces.”
You’ll also see carrot, purple, lemongrass, ocher, clove, molasses and olive in chuck pillows, bedding and upholstery. Homegoods has a butterscotch leather ottoman, a flattering pinkish side chair, and a pea-green accent list in a tumble collections. (www.homegoods.com )
After a few seasons in a ancillary role, midcentury complicated takes a lead this tumble and winter. Accent chairs are armless or lower-profile, and seat has possibly a California-chic or Danish-modern vibe.
Upholstered seat gets a shirt tucked in. No some-more slouchy, messy slipcovers, a newest pieces tend toward trim and tight, though in comfier, softer fabrics.
Global genealogical motifs say a absolute presence, with India, a Americas and Africa strongly represented. World Market’s got a collection of well-priced round, forged genealogical tables. (www.worldmarket.com )
In bedding, drapery, carpet and upholstery fabrics, demeanour for some-more new woodblock, paisley and insignia prints.
Vintage-style globes, steamer trunks, map art and transport promotion continue to seductiveness home decorators.
Look for feathers, camper vans, arrows, foxes and trees, and design this demeanour to be represented in holiday décor as well.