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2017 Table Top Trend: Painterly Effects

2017 Table Top Trend: Painterly Effects

Luxury dinnerware brands from all over the world set out their best tablescapes at the  Ambiente design fair in Frankfurt, Germany this winter.  One predominate design direction that appeared on the tables of luxe labels was patterns or prints executed with painterly strokes. Villeroy & Boch water-color inspired 2017 dinnerware ...

9 Luxe, Glam Sofas and Seating for 2016

9 Luxe, Glam Sofas and Seating for 2016

9 Best Sofas: Glamour & Luxury Spotted at 2015 High Point Market. Nathan Allan Furniture tufted velvet sofa. Ambella Home's Venus sofa with sublime shimmering upholstery and channel tufting. Cynthia Rowley for Hooker Furniture blue velvet tufted sofa with glam brass base. Pink daybed by Cynthia Rowley for Hooker ...

8 Color & Design Trends for 2016 Spotted at the 2015 Fall High Point Market

8 Color & Design Trends for 2016 Spotted at the 2015 Fall High Point Market

2016 Home Color Direction High Point Market Color Trend: Mint spotted at various showrooms keeping with my 2016 color trend forecast (see the color board here.) These images highlight my faves - L to R: Selamat, Huntington House Furniture, wall color at CR Laine, Cotton and Quill and (will update w/case ...

2015 Home Fashion Trends Reflect Edgy Runway Style

2015 Home Fashion Trends Reflect Edgy Runway Style

Furniture and decor manufacturer Marge Carson's 2015 spring High Point Furniture and Design Market introductions included several sophisticated fashion-inspired pieces that translate high style inspiration from the world's runways into home fashion that marries cosmopolitan style with traditional heritage. While skillfully balancing refined, luxurious elegance alongside an edgy, industrial vibe that exudes fashion references ...

21 Sophisticated, Sexy & Stylish Seating Options for the Home

21 Sophisticated, Sexy & Stylish Seating Options for the Home

Fashion-infused design made its way to the 2015 High Point Furniture and Design market this spring. Furniture design houses took inspiration from the world's fashion runways in a broad and interesting spectrum from 70s vintage glamour to bountiful botanicals to Hermes-style orange tinted decor confections.  Style mainstays including animal prints, ...

Casual to Formal: 10 Dinnerware Sets for Style Loving Hostesses

Casual to Formal: 10 Dinnerware Sets for Style Loving Hostesses

This winter and spring, I had the fantastic opportunity to visit design fairs where the focus was on tabletop and dinnerware collections. After seeing dozens upon dozens of exquisite tableware and serving sets, I was inspired to share my favorites. In this post, I highlight a few that I shared ...