Gold reigns supreme on the fashion runways, and you can expect touches of gilded golden glamour to infuse home design through 2013. Italian tile makers Cotto Veneto, Gardenia Orchidea, Piemme, Bardelli and Il Monile all have produced tile and mosaic collections that capture the timeless beauty and preciousness of gold. Cotto Veneto’s “Gold Kerala”. “Vanitas” [...]
Tile makers in Spain and Italy are channeling the edgy, and colorful counter-culture vibe associated with graffiti as well as the industrial-look of concrete and formwork cement into artful porcelain tiles that instantly give a room a unique look and feel. “Bansky”Wall Tile by Peronda. “Evolve” in Concrete by Atlas Concorde.
Trompe l’oeil leads the way for tile trends in 2013, as tile makers such as Ceramica Sant’Agostino, Fioranese and Refin Ceramiche, amongst others, perform visual alchemy. Creative new tile stamping, printing and mosaic processes make it easy to deceive the eye. Now ceramic, porcelain and stone tiles can be designed to faithfully mimic natures most [...]
Sculptural and 3-dimensional finishes are appearing on the fashion runways, and in the home decor industry. Thanks in part, to advanced design and printing processes, objects no longer need to conform to a flat surface or two-dimensional aspect. I feel that this futuristic approach to a completely visual and tactile tile design experience is [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Tailored and Sophisticated Glamour. Plush Purple Decadence(All shades of purple from romantic pastels to voluptuous violets were on show.). Zen is In. Middle Eastern Allure. Delicate Artisan Tableware and Stemware. Romantic Abandonment: Giving in to soft, feminine design. Miniature Hanging Gardens.