Here's a little reporting on the insights we recognized this year in our Trends. Each Trend forecast and favorite that caught our fancy has also exploded on the international design scene throughout the spring and summer. Enjoy a taste of what are becoming the preferred looks of this year. Join us at Statements to compose your new trend.
The Pearlescent Trend
The pearlescent trend showed up in it's full beauty at this Spring's international design fairs and was featured as a trend in UK Elle Decoration magazine's August issue.
Top left: Joogii Design's takes pearlescence to another level with an entire product line called The French Touch Collection made of beautifully dichroic sheets! This chair was exhibited at WantedDesign in NYC.
Top right: Sight Unseen calls this display at The Future Perfect "Epic Iridescence". Light by Ladies And Gentlemen Studio.
Bottom left: Red Bull's New York office by architect Inaba features iridescent walls.
Bottom right: H0les OG pink sunglasses let you see a kaleidoscopic world.
The Woven Lights Trend
This trend has taken the interiors world by storm. Labeled as Raffia, Cane Work or Rattan, it's extended beyond lighting to other decor items: chairs, tables and sideboards.
Top left: Studio Ilse's Sinnerlig pendant lamp for Ikea has become the icon of woven lights.
Top right: COR used a delicate woven light in a visually stunning ad for its latest Trio sofa.
Bottom left: The Asbury Hotel, a project completed this summer by Bonetti/Kozerski Studio with the creative direction of Anda Andrei features a delightful cluster of woven lights in its trendy lobby.
Bottom right: Corbett Lighting released a new gold edition of the popular Vertigo light. Available at Statements.
Background: Detail of Villa Siam by Eggarat Wongcharit via Pinterest.
The Bare Trend
Interiors bare it all by showing off the light bulb's iconic beauty in many new designs introduced by leading designers this year. In fashion, sheers added mystique to the Spring and Fall runway shows.
Top left: Designer Tom Dixon debuted stunning Fade Pendants at the ICFF as part of his 2016 collection.
Top right: Glass light by Oslo-based Northern Lighting featured at the ICFF.
Bottom left: Commes des Garcons Homme Plus 2016 Spring Collection.
Bottom right: Roksanda Pre-Fall Collection 2016.
Background: Engraved glass Word Pendant by Alison Berger for Holly Hunt.
The Desert Sage Trend
The romance of Desert Sage colors are alluring and soft. Interior designers are making it their color of choice in recent projects while furniture manufacturers are picking the exquisite tones for their new lines. These lovely colors seem to be everywhere!
Top left: Pastel tri-tone Catifa chairs by Lievore Altherr Molina for Arper in a report by Sight Unseen about the Best of design found at the Salone Del Mobile 2016.
Top right: The design blog Italianbark reported on the trend of the many shades of green found on walls early this year.
Bottom left: The color of Desert Sage combined with blush on the walls, via Pinterest.
Bottom right: Monsieur Bleu by Joseph Dirand at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France.
Background: Background via Pinterest.