Pattern on Pattern

The 1970s pattern craze is back, but companies are updating the era's geometrics and patterns in a more contemporary way.  Patterns are inspired by elements such as bricks, palisades, and urban landscapes. 

 

Powder Blue

Millennial pink is still going strong, but there is a new kid on the block that may be giving it a run for its money. Baby blue was everywhere at the fair, and this calming color is here to stay. 


Set in Stone

Marble was all over Salone Del Mobile, accenting everything from lighting to accessories to furniture. 

 

White Magic

The old adage to steer clear of white when it comes to upholstery has been lifted. Instead, furniture companies are embracing it! 

 

Cacti

Native to the Americas, this prickly plant is popping up everywhere in the design world from vent hoods to objets! It's a low-maintenance way to bring the outdoors in. 

 

Curve Your Enthusiasm

There has been a shift to softer shapes in the home world, and curves are in. Now, you no longer have to worry about banging your knee in the middle of the night. 

 

Color Is So Hot Right Now

Milan was ablaze with color this year, and the brighter the better. Some decided to use it as a backdrop for their installations or as a pop for a furniture piece. 

 

Shine Bright Like a Diamond

The faceted shapes of this most coveted rock were all over the design world from accessories to furniture.

 

Hunter Green

Camo time! This army shade of green was trying hard to blend in at the fair, but we spotted it amid the fray.