Since opening her business in 1985, Charlotte has designed private residences and executive suites all over the US and the Caribbean. In addition to designing interiors, Charlotte Moss’s career has included retail stores, celebrated for Charlotte’s unique blend of American, European and Classical influences. Having launched her career on Wall […]
2012 is coming to an end, and 2013 is smiling on the way. The number 13 has a negative feeling, but 2013 has everything to be a stunning year as far as decoration is concerned.
Take these 5 hot decor trends for 2013 inspired by design experts, manufacturers and trend forecasters worldwide. They’re fresh, fun and sure to bring good fortune to any home.
A Colorful Home Decoration
Industry leader Pantone’s annual fashion color report sets the tone for home decor. Its softer-hued palette of Dusk Blue, Lemon Zest, African Violet, Grayed Jade, Linen and Tender Shoots is emboldened by Monaco Blue, Poppy Red, Emerald and Nectarine.
Let It Shine
Lighting who’s energy-efficient, like LED products, will continue to dominate lighting, and will be prevalent in coves, tray ceilings, toekicks, and under and above cabinets. Chrome and polished nickel will appeal to the emerging “Y” generation and baby boomers modernizing their retirement homes.
Delightfull is a good example with the latest DUKE suspension lamp:
There’s No Place Like Home
Even as the economy shows signs of improving, homeowners still find comfort in “cocooning” in the warmth and safety of their homes. Adding an on-trend color such as cranberry or velvety chocolate to a soothing palette of muted tones and delicate detailing creates timeless interiors, and incorporating vintage pieces fosters a sense of nostalgia, heritage and solidity. Kitchen is place to spend more time in 2013.
Woodn’t It Be Nice?
Next year’s trendy furniture will boast reclaimed wood or reclaimed-looking synthetic wood. Combinations of wood and metal will be popular, such as a desk with a wood top and an iron base. Thee also sees a new freedom to mix metals, linen or stone into wood, with the juxtaposition of materials and finishes creating a beautiful combination.
Newton, by Boca do Lobo, contains wood and polished brass in a powerfull combination inspired by the Gravity Law.
Back To Nature
Consumers’ eco-friendly focus on using organic, sustainable materials will continue into 2013.
Orange, Calif.-based Budget Blinds recommends woven wood shades made from bamboo, grasses, jute, reeds, rattan and other natural renewable resources for honest, simple beauty. The idea is to bring a sense of the outdoor into the home.
Nothing better than this fantatic HAIKU, a bamboo mirror by Brabbu.
Prepare yourself for 2013 with some fantastic inspirations!