Fall 2015 décor is all about new combinations
October 16, 2015 - table lamp
Patinated and discriminating brass, marble, copper, steel and counterpart clad all from accent pieces to furniture. See West Elm, Wisteria and CB2 for examples.
While china and chrome are vast players, Michael Murphy, settlement and trends writer for Lamps Plus, pronounced coronet and bullion will be generally strong, generally in softer, varnished tones.
“These metals can be simply introduced in a home with a list lamp, candelabrum or graphic appendage like a vast vase or singular list sculpture,” he said.
Jordan pronounced a handmade demeanour extends to metals: “We’re saying materials hand-carved, fake and assembled. Imperfections and flaws in materials like iron, wood, petrify and hand-woven nap usually supplement to a impression of a piece.”
One engaging place to see this trend is a bathroom: vintage-style, weathered-bronze and cast-iron fixtures. Stone Forest introduced a Ore vessel sink, desirous by an antique steel siren cap. The Industrial series, with a cast-iron sink, towel bar and paper holder, has an old-school bureau quality.
Interesting woods continue to make inroads in furniture, flooring and doors. Watch for acacia, walnut, birch, maple and beech, and finishes trimming from weatherworn to rarely lacquered.
Pottery Barn’s new Bowry collection of tables and storage units uses reclaimed acacia, teak and mango hardwoods. The Warren pulley lamp’s rustic-finished iron and functioning crane make for a steampunk-style fixture.
Konekt engineer Helena Sultan’s Pause chaise loll perches a comfy upholstered chair on coronet or chrome legs, in several finishes.
And saddle and butter-soft leathers are clever players in ottomans, director’s and bar chairs, and benches.
The flip side is a proliferation of translucents like acrylic and glass, mostly total with other materials.
“These materials are being total with singular fabrics like fur to emanate a clearly contemporary trend,” pronounced Murphy. “We see this where a tops of settees, benches and stools are lonesome with a luxe fur and fabrics, and a legs are done from transparent materials.”
Jonathan Adler has a Lucite etagere with discriminating coronet joinery, and a burled joist list on Lucite legs. Gus Modern’s acrylic finish list is etched with a white pellet settlement to demeanour like a square of timber.
PATTERN AND TEXTURE
Channel quilting, in that stitching runs in one continual line, is another trend to watch for. The true lines, even spacing, settlement fact and comfort all supplement to a appeal. “This is partial of a continued resurgence of Art Deco, that is synonymous with liquid lines, confidant shapes, intemperate embellishment and lead finishes,” pronounced Murphy.