Elle Decor is an interior design master. Today, My Design Week gives you a selection of the interior design trends that will define 2014.
Elle Decor’s Editor in Chief, Michael Boodro, breaks down the trends that we’ll see again and again throughout 2014. Ready?
Even though the Kitchen has always been an important part of the house, only now designers give it a special attention. “Kelly Wearstler and Stephen Gambrel are fitting out kitchens with elaborate custom cabinetry painted in rich gemstone colors, and accented with gleaming brass or chrome, all lit by unusual lighting fixtures. And companies such asCaesarstone and Antolini have devised composite surfaces that mimic malachite, agate, and other exotic semi-precious stones, perfect for dramatic countertops and backsplashes.”
Now there are emerging new design pieces using honey-color woods such as walnut, oak and cherry.
Found everywhere at this year’s High Point Market, turquoise is a color that came to stay. “Perhaps this is the culmination of all the blues and greens we’ve been seeing in the past couple of years. Turquoise showed up in upholstery, wall coverings, and on furniture. And we’re talking deep and saturated, not pale and wimpy.”
HAIR ON HIDE
“The popular hide rugs have climbed up onto sofas and chairs and even to tables and consoles. You’ll want to pet the furniture in the months ahead.”
THE END OF THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN INDOOR AND OUTDOOR
The design of outdoor furniture is gainning terrain and you find yourself wondering if you should have your outdoor pieces inside. “Gloster has brought Danish modern style to the patio, and Bunny Williams’s new collection for Century andMichael S. Smith’s for Brown Jordan make it possible to have all the style you are used to in the living room out under the open skies. “
Source: Elle Decor