Which styles and colors will we be seeing in furniture showrooms — and, ultimately, homes — in the months ahead?
Metal of the moment
All that glitters is now gold. “Gold was everywhere,” Basil says. “We heard a couple of markets ago that gold was coming back, but this market, boom!”
She saw gold dominating light fixtures and furniture hardware, in both shiny and brushed finishes, overtaking pewter and brushed nickel. One of her favorite pieces was a decorative seashell with a natural heavily textured exterior and a shiny gold-leaf interior.
“That juxtaposition of rough organic with gold is just beautiful,” Basil says.
Gold also re-entered the palette for fabrics, in a golden camel hue, she says. “It’s a way to keep your gray and add a new twist, warming it up and adding another dimension.”
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