‘Spring cleaning’ is a possibility to refurbish room décor
March 27, 2016 - accent chair
Consider portrayal an existent square of furniture, bringing in side tables or lighting, or changing window coverings to white.
On a surface
Surfaces are a concentration in unsettled rugs, textured chuck pillows, and relief-patterned and pin-tucked textiles and wall coverings.
Printed, embellished velvets with flora or fauna-inspired patterns are luxe and painterly; Kevin O’Brien and Beacon Hill have collections.
Some seat designs play with layers and lines. West Elm has a counterpart named Tree Ring that fuses mirrored potion with a cut of Vietnamese hardwood. An Indian pouf during a tradesman is crafted from chunks of jute and string like a 3-D broom rug.
Cork has popped adult in lots of new dcor. Accessories in sold lend themselves to a tolerable material’s pleasing feel, though it’s in seat now, too. IKEA’s new Sinnerlig collection from London engineer Ilse Crawford includes stools and benches with cork seats, as good as coffee and dining tables. Cork lampshades during AllModern and Luxe Dcor chuck a comfortable light. And check out 1stDibs, Chairish and eBay for ‘70s-era selected cork list lamps.
Metallics aren’t going away, says Chicago interior engineer Mikel Welch. But warmer versions are overtaking a chillier chromes and silvers.
“This spring, we’ll start to see a turn added,” he says. “From warm, rich, lead upholstery and galvanized wallpaper to shimmering coffee tables, lush lead finishes in pewter, bullion and bronze will authority attention.”
Look for brushed copper, soothing rose-gold accents, and embellished metallics on chuck pillows and wall art.
Mod and modern
On a heels of a midcentury revival, some retailers are banking on a 1980s Italian postmodernist character famous as Memphis to be a subsequent large thing. Characterized by confidant geometric designs and mostly contrary colors, it’s not for a gloomy of heart.
Musician Lenny Kravitz has collaborated with CB2 on a seat collection desirous by ‘70s-era New York bar enlightenment and a California song scene. A white lacquered media cupboard with brushed steel doors and a round, walnut-topped, white coffee list with secluded storage are standout pieces.
Neon-hued acrylic fits a era’s vibe; Land of Nod has flamingo and palm-tree nightlights, while Los Angeles engineer Alexandra von Furstenberg displayed a apartment of sleek, neon acrylic serveware during a new NY Now show.
Crate Barrel has launched ARTWORKS, a limited-edition collection of Modernist board prints.
Boho comes home
Free-spirited, colorful and mostly pattern-happy, independent character is easy to embrace. Its influences are global: India, Africa, Latin America. But a eclecticism mostly comes from a mashup of musical styles and layered elements.