The demand for design options that express consumers’ interests and tastes is more than satisfied in that most personal of spaces, the bathroom. Whether it’s coastal or lodge, gender-inclusive or color-rich oversized floral motifs, today’s options truly offer something for everyone.
For every movement, there’s a counter-movement. The popularity of contemporary style is counterpointed by the continuing demand for intricate, updated classical motifs.
Continuing in popularity are medallion motifs, bohemian styles and colorful florals in vibrant hues. Perenially in bloom, floral designs today run the gamut from detailed prints of garden bouquets to contemporary semi-abstract renderings of over-scaled blooms.
When it comes to living room cushions, texture is king—from chunky, fuzzy, furry and velvety yarns to the shimmer and sheen of satin fabrics and metallic beadwork and finishes. Any technique that compels one to touch, feel and hug a pillow is welcome!
Though neutrals of all kinds generally play a significant role in home décor, varied shades of gray continue to top the list of most-in-demand.
Did you know that only 2 percent of down and feather comes from the U.S., with more than 80 percent imported from China? According to David Sweet, chair of the American Down and Feather Council
Michele Dopp founded Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Fabric & Steel (646-416-3316, fabricandsteel.com) in 2015 after working in the interior design industry for nearly 20 years.
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Stacy Garcia, Guest of Honor at the LDB Interior Textiles/295 Fifth Avenue N.Y. Market V.I.P. party on Sept. 24, 2018, explores the unique visions behind her eponymous lifestyle brands
In The Industry
International Market Centers (IMC) announced on Aug. 22, 2018, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC),