Top 10 Home Design Trends 2009 (Trends 6-10)
|6. DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS: Global and multi-cultural decor inspired by China, Russia, Latin America, Morocco and India (primary influences) are mixed and matched to create a global design tour at home. Wool Rug “Marisol Chili” inspired by 20th Century Mexican Embroidery. (Company C ), Arabesque Velvet pillow (Dransfield & Ross ), Pierre Frey Bolchoi Collection “Coussin Moskova”(Home Fashion Shop) and Mulan Rug – The Disney Collection (The Rug Market).|
|7. PATTERN PRIDE: Art Nouveau and Art Deco inspired, botanicals, paisley, brocade, elegant animal prints, stripes and geometric patterns and motifs appear in decorative accessories and furnishings. Ivy book shelf (Tema Home ), Octagonal Mirror (Global Views), Bouquet Chair (Bailey Street) , Grand Palais art by Judy Shelby (Uttermost), Cheetah patterned ottoman “Elegance” (Century Furniture )|
|8. STYLE SHOCK: Gorgeous collision of differing, and, at times, clashing design styles give birth to new artistic interpretations of design, and mixed-media layered “mosaics” that are gaining popularity in artwork, textiles, decor and furniture – a nod to the craftsman/artisan influence on design for 2009. Shabby Louis (Gilles Nouhailhac), Patchwork style “Element” accent pillow 91656 (Koko Company) , and Bellini Chair (Versace Home ).|
|9. SANCTUARY HOME: Creating a home environment, even if it’s only one room, that comforts and offers peace and serenity in tumultuous economic and geo-political environments by embracing simple, understated luxury and serene colors inspired by the earth’s oceans, beaches, deserts and forests. Avenue Six Curves Button Back Lounge Chair Green (Exclusively Home), Donna Upholstered Bed (Carriage House Furniture), and South Coast Chair (Taylor King).|
|10. MODERN EMBRACE: An overall trending toward contemporary style with increasing focus on classic traditional furniture re-interpreted in refreshingly sophisticated modern style, and mixing contemporary, and classic pieces to create a timeless elegant interior environment. Belgravia Silver Chaise(Sweet Pea and Willow), Striped Eglomise accent chest (The Platt Collections), Hot Pink Commode LXV ( Cote France) , and Louis XVI Medallion Chair (Gilles Nouhailhac).
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