Fall Trends 2014

 

What’s
New This Fall?
 
“Striking silhouettes, handcrafted detail, and highlight
of seductive textures appear to reign supreme this fall …”

– James Saavedra, Saavedra Design Studio
 
 
Left to Right: Natural Curiosities, Massoud, Jaxon Home
 
 
         TEXTURE:
 Incorporating the elements of nature will create
a dramatic visual impact on your space. Adding bold and exotic styles that people can’t
help but touch, adds energy to a room. Texture doesn’t only mean fabrics anymore, it also pertains to art. Natural Curiosities’
Daedalus is comprised of 3,000 hand-painted feathers gathered to create a
beautiful piece of work.
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Silhouette:
This
fall we are giving more attention to the shape of furniture.  Using curves, bold hard edges and even clear
sides invents a playful form that will evoke a curiosity and excitement to a
room.  Some designers to check out are: Calligaris,
Caracole and B. Pila Design.

 

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Handcrafted
Detail:
Abstract,
organic, rough textures and dark earth tones are the way to go this season.
Mixing traditional techniques with hand woven fabrics create a cultural
environment.  Arteriors and M.A Trading
are two places to check out. Arteriors luxurious traditional accessories and
M.A Trading’s unique bold pieces will help accomplish this look.
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West Elm is a company that excels in
handcrafted home products. They collaborate with 20 artisan groups in 15
countries. Their process is a combined effort of different workers doing
different tasks. There is 1 hand-carver to make the block à 2 hand-block printers to print the
patterns à 4 women to hand stitch the quilt = 7
craftspeople to make one hand blocked quilt.

 

~ Jenny G.
 

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