The beginning of a new year always comes to us dressed in its finest attire. Bringing with it great aspirations for new beginnings, and promises of fulfilling our greatest ambitions and dreams. Your New Year’s eve holiday decorations should be equally as aspirational. Reach for the champagne-tinted gold tabletop decor, and let the subtle sparkle [...]
2013 Holiday color trends spotted at Tendence 2012 design fair: A fantastic, and rich color scheme of sea-based hues with a subtle touch of metallic sophistication: turquoise, blue, green, sun-bleached whites, and sandy golds – perfect for a beach house themed holiday decoration plan.
Color Inspiration: These eye-catching bright orange, green, red and yellow holiday ornaments decorated with little glass beads and trimmed in silver and gold glitter were spotted at the Tendence 2012 design show in Frankfurt, Germany. Vibrant neon-like colors have been popular in fashion and it’s no surprise to see those colors popping up in the [...]
Elegant and classic holiday decor color scheme of burnished gold tones and pearlescent whites. Champagne golds and antique golds reign majestic in holiday table decorations. Classic warm pearl tones and antiqued whites add romance and elegance when paired with soft golds. Photo Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt / ChristmasWorld – 2012/2013 Holiday Color Trends.
2013 Holiday Trends Spotted at Tendence 2012: Tablescapes teeming with holiday decorations of enchanted forest creatures and majestic Christmas pines dusted with magical golden pixie dust. Furs, either real or faux, create a plush anchor for this mystical forest style table decor. The color palette is understated and classic: gold, soft white, iced silvers, winter [...]
2013 Holiday color trends spotted at Tendence 2012: Gold has taken on a liquid appearance: Its softer, more restrained and immensely elegant. This new Gold has none of that tacky gilded gaucheness oft associated with despot dictators who reveled in style-depraved debauchery or French monarchs who would lose their heads over their love of excess.
I think that Pantone’s Spring 2013 Fashion color report hit some high notes, but overall I wasn’t enthused by the 10 color spectrum. Below is my take. My fashion 2013 color favorites: Monaco Blue (Pantone 19-39644) is regal,sophisticated, tailored; Nectarine (Pantone 16-1360) is the perfect shade of orange – not spicy, not fiery, not [...]
Color trends for 2009 and 2010 continue to showcase the simple, elegant and dramatic color scheme duo of black and white as a popular home decor choice for contemporary styled homes. Black and white alone can create a sterile, sharp and often harsh contrast, but add in the soft lines and patterns of the Zebra [...]
We’ve had hundreds of emails asking us to create a one page compilation of our 2009 Color Trends that we published last year. We’ve listened and we hope that you enjoy this one page color trends 2009 roundup. Color Trend 2009 Bold, Fearless Pinks (details) Color Trend 2009 Saffran (details) Color Trend 2009 Orange Candy [...]
With lovely and at times delicious names like Mocha, Espresso, and Chocolate, browns are a welcome member of the home fashion color palettes for 2009. For those decorating fashionistas out there you’ll also notice an increase in the appearance of breath-taking gorgeous chocolate-colored diamonds and chocolate-colored pearls – expect the excitement to grow for 2009. [...]
Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration LiseLotte Westerlund Misregistered Bedding (John Robshaw for retail/dealer locations) Armand Basi Spring 2009 Thomas Paul Indigo Gold Finch (Artaissance to buy) Indigo Commode LXV (Cote France) Ankasa Sapphire Pillow (Vivre to buy) Zoya Downtown Collection Indigo Polish (Art of Beauty ) Arctic Blue Granite ( Keys Granite) Sapphire Candlescape (Blissliving Home) [...]
Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration Manhes Massun Applewood – Aromatherapy Candle Pillar (Illume Candles) Contemporary wall sculpture “Rio” ( Artisan House C. Jere Collection) Reed Diffuser with Pumpkin Spice Diffuser Oil (Aromatique ) Flowers on Water by Emma Gardner (Emma Gardner for retail locations) TG CH 20 chair (TG Couture) Arte Italica Urn (Arte Italica for [...]
Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Luella Serious Bokay Wallpaper in Orange (Nama Rococo for details and buying information) Radiant Circles Wall Art Sculpture ( Artisan House C. Jere Collection – dealer locator) Natural linen with orange valor appliqué pillow (Beautiful Pillows and Home ) Bungalow5 Hourglass Sidetable in Orange (buy at Eboniste.com) Orange Square Lacquer [...]
Schlossberg Belize Safran Bedding ( Bonswit.com for locations) Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Peter Som Resort 2009 Earth Rose – Modern Naturals Boxed Glass (Illume Candles ) Saffran Tsunami GlassWorks Tube Vase (Plush Pod to buy) Miss Grace Sofa by (Taylor King) Orange Commode LXV (Cote France) Sarasa Wool Rug by Joan Weissman Studio Image [...]
Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – La Perla Symphony Gold Dinnerware by Haviland (Bloomingdale’s Wedding Channel) Bangle Collection 23″ Wide Pendant Chandelier (Lamps Plus) Gold Fiction Nail Polish (Chanel) Cabriole Bed Linens by Sweet Dreams (Buy at Nieman-Marcus) Nile Gilded Wood Photo Frames (BlissLiving Home) Large Gold Cast Coral Candlestick (Vivre Selection) Marcelle Sofa Upholstery Collection [...]
Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Bill Blass Hacienda Headboard from Casamidy (Buy at vivre.com) Tortoise Silver Bottle Neck Lamp by Arteriors Home (Buy at Tonic Home) Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Karl Lagerfeld Dotsenko Chair (Versace Home) Striped Eglomise accent chest (The Platt Collections) Serena Capiz Shell Silver & Gold Screen (Oly Studio) Fieldcrest Silver [...]
Utopia Bedding Collection (Eastern Accents – retailer locations) Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Valentino Natura Pillow 91644 (Koko Company) Fruity Collection Framed Artwork (Kinder-Harris – to trade and specialty stores) Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Valentino Tufted Ottoman Visalia Collection (Eastern Accents – retailer locations) Calvin Klein Trailing Vines New Zealand Wool & Silk Rug [...]
Duffy London Crystal Chandelier on Green Wall Light Artwork(Design Public) Avenue Six Curves Button Back Lounge Chair Green (Exclusively Home) Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – Carmen Marc Valvo The Brenn Collection Oval Ottoman (Eastern Accents – retailer locations) Handmade Chinese Lotus Green Cushion Cover (Overstock.com) French Knot Green Tufted Rug (Susan Sargent ) Image Attributions: [...]
Soft, soothing and ethereal are defining qualities for these lovely, slightly grayed/silvered blues. The soft blue colors forecast for 2009 exude a tranquility and calmness that help reassure our minds and souls in tumultuous times. Spring 2009 Runway Inspiration – John Galliano Cultured Freshwater Pearl and Blue Topaz 14K White Gold Necklace (ICE) Grace Feyock [...]
For 2009 expect several versions of the color pink from demure, innocent blush to barely there beige-pinks to too-hot to handle pinks -some with hints of purple and coral. Coral Ready To Bed Linens (Ann Gish at Nieman Marcus ) Marc Jacobs Bruna Shoulder Bag (Nieman Marcus ) Midsummer pink floral wallpaper from (Graham & [...]
The color purple is making a strong appearance in Fall 2008 and evidence abounds that Purple will be equally as strong for 2009. Varied shades of purple, the color associated with kings and royalty, have been spotted on the stylish runways at the Spring 2009 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York to Pantone’s Color Trend [...]
Romance style’s sophisticated sister, “Urban Romance” captures the romantic design spirit, but in an updated minimalistic classic-modern form. Pinks, blues, lavenders and other “feminine” colors are replaced with black, white, silver and grays. Patterns are restrained, never over-powering. Attention to detail is critical – whether it’s the button-tufted Caviar Chair by Bailey Street or the [...]
Soothing, comforting and relaxing blues. Soft sandy taupes, and warm grays. The Metropolitan linens and bedding from TheWellDressedBed.com . Rich chocolates and warm golds teamed with luxe pearled ivories create an elegant color scheme that will be the talk of your next party – with these table linens, napkins from Saro Trading Company. Store locations [...]
Get inspired by these organically grown paint color palettes that will give your home an earthy, eco-friendly appeal.
Nursery color trends for 2008 and 2009 run the gamut from rich, bold and vibrant to soothing, calming and soft. THE COLORS Delicious browns from chocolate to mocha to espresso to brownie. Pinks from vintage rose to deep raspberry. Shades of blue from vibrant aqua to magical turquoise. Sage, a gray-green is being used as [...]
Soothing, clear, deep blues inspired by the oceans are being spotted everywhere from bedding to lighting to decorative accessories.
The color Orange continues its stellar run as a fixture for home décor color in 2008; and the leader in Color forecasting, Pantone, projects that the Orange color trend will continue on to 2009. It’s no surprise why, Orange is a warm, inviting, dynamic, invigorating and energetic color. Where to Buy The Ankasa Moroccan Sequins [...]
Home decor color forecasts for 2008 revolve around five distinct and beautiful color palettes. All of which have been spotted at several international home design and decor shows on everything from home accents to wall paint to furniture to wall art and to decor and accessories. The first decor color scheme we highlight is, “Silver [...]
Pantone Inc., Executive Director, Leatrice Eiseman, debuted the Pantone Color 2008, a palette of eight inspiring color collections, for furniture and home accessories during the recent Las Vegas Home Show. ReCollections – tapestry blues and muted blue greens, elegant champagne and warm peachy tones; High Profile – pristine white, ebony black, rich browns or silvery [...]