Lexington introduces contemporary collections
October 25, 2016 - accent chair
THOMASVILLE – Lexington Home Brands is one of many exhibitors during a High Point Market anticipating to benefit sales with new designs in a contemporary vein.
The semiannual trade show, that brings about 75,000 buyers from around a universe to a area any Oct and April, began Saturday and runs by Wednesday.
LHB’s protected Tommy Bahama Home multiplication has a new introduction called Cypress Point, a worldly infrequent contemporary collection that combines an heterogeneous use of healthy materials and neutral finishes in shades of gray.
On a salon tour, Shannon Baugh, LHB selling manager, remarkable gray tone palettes continue to grow in recognition not usually in upholstery though also in finishes for timber and woven wicker pieces.
The Cypress Point collection facilities dual finishes on timber and wicker frames — a lighter one called Hatteras gray and a darker one called fume gray.
Most of a timber pieces, done from kindly unsettled gray elm and elm veneers, are in a lighter finish, that mimics a demeanour of driftwood and allows a timber pellet to uncover through.
Woven wicker upholstery frames for a accumulation of lounge and chair silhouettes, including a mutated wing chair, are in a fume gray finish.
“That’s a genuine depart for us — many wovens have been in shades of brownish-red until now,” Baugh said, observant that gray continues to be “the new brown” in home furnishings.
“Gray unequivocally is a good neutral since we can chuck any tone on it and it works,” she said, observant that sofas in shades of gray, beige and ivory are displayed with chuck pillows that move a cocktail of color.
Other pattern elements embody tradition hardware, textured steel list bases and a signature steel chair support that looks like wood. Stained travertine, a form of limestone, is used on a tops of cocktail tables and side accent tables.
The upholstery fabrics embody leather, pointed genealogical and animal prints as good as some geometrics.
Upholstered headboards continue to be renouned in beds, Baugh noted. This collection also facilities a woven height bed called Driftwood Isle.
A signature accent square in a collection is an open console that is rarely unsettled and has a fume gray finish.
“That additional pathetic unequivocally creates it demeanour like an aged square of driftwood,” Baugh said, observant a reduce apportionment of a console could be used for arrangement while a tip could be used for a buffet.
“It unequivocally could be used for a lot of things,” she pronounced of a accent piece.
Two other contemporary collections primarily introduced during a Las Vegas Market this summer though creation their entrance in High Point are Lexington’s possess MacArthur Park, a classical contemporary group, and a protected Tommy Bahama Outdoor collection called Del Mar.
As contemporary styles continue to browbeat a home furnishings market, a operation of subgenres has also stretched and MacArthur Park creatively fuses classical and contemporary pattern elements.
Phil Haney, boss and CEO of LHB, pronounced “new traditionalists” are looking for furnishings that mix contemporary styles with a magnificence of classical design.
“Classic shapes and abounding finishes lend a undying laxity to a designs, while purify contemporary lines and matter hardware offer a uninformed viewpoint and a slight corner to a aesthetic,” Haney said.
In a timber pieces, Baugh remarkable a patterned walnut veneers in a abounding mocha brownish-red finish move classical magnificence to a pieces while thin, brushed immaculate steel inlays on tops and drawer fronts stress a purify contemporary lines.
Polished immaculate steel architectural bases as good as floating potion shelving also move an updated demeanour to classical pattern silhouettes.
Accent materials embody unclouded Veracruz mill on list tops and mistake shagreen, or sharkskin, on drawer fronts.
Among bedroom pieces, upholstered headboards continue to dominate, Baugh noted. One tufted headboard takes a impulse from a wing-back chair.
There is also a four-poster bed in that a fabric for a headboard can be tradition ordered. Baugh remarkable this is a initial upholstered headboard in a line offering with that option, that appeals to interior designers.
The upholstery in a collection is “a neutral story” that facilities hues of ivory, gray and beige and patterns of animal skins, festooned geometrics and epitome contemporary designs, Baugh noted. A signature sectional lounge can be organised in mixed configurations and leathers embody taupe and a lead snakeskin for accent chairs.
“This collection has a lot of character and pattern though it’s not too busy,” Baugh said.
The Del Mar collection is a many contemporary take on outside furnishings in a Tommy Bahama Outdoor division.
The round, rectilinear and bistro dining tables, as good as occasional tables, underline a gold gray finish with a satin black finish on a tops. The chair arms and rails are embellished in teak as an accent.
The occasional list bases are geometric in figure and give a collection a sleek, complicated look.
There is a low-slung sectional lounge in a collection as good as a straight-line lounge and chairs in an eye-popping citrine and gray tone combination.
“It’s a small some-more irritable — a many contemporary in a outside line,” Baugh said. “It’s a small smaller in scale than a lot of a others, too.”
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