Color has already crossed into small kitchen appliances, and while it has turned up with the larger items like refrigerators and dishwashers, far more commonly seen is the popularity of large appliances mirroring the cabinet experience.
Whether you're shopping for your finger-on-the-pulse friend or just want to wow everyone with your in-the-know status, we've rounded up gorgeous gifts that also happen to be totally in line with what's currently trending.
While hitting stores and shops online or offline can be great for spotting the current trends and innovations in home decorating and design, it's the industry events that give a sneak peek into what's ahead.
There will always be a place for tasteful taxidermy in a rustic space -- a skull, a pair of antlers -- but ditch decoupage, glitter, or paper mache animal heads. They're fun and trendy now, but when have you ever seen a pink glittered deer in the wild?
Summer is the time of year for home decorating and design projects. It can mean a full overhaul of a space, remodeling, updating, painting, or just mixing in new pillows and other decor items.
The 2013 L.A. Modernism show is a chic and curated event that hits the city and captures over sixty exhibitors showing design, decorative and art from across the 20th century. Cool local artists, retailers and companies were on hand this past week and did not disappoint with amazing collections.
Whether it's a giant print of van Gogh's "Starry Night" or a limited-edition map of Manhattan circa 1802, some of your most treasured wall decorations may not fit into a standard frame. No longer, we say! It's high time to proudly display your misfit art.
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When enough people identify with and vote by means of purchasing power on a design philosophy, a design trend is created and a strong trend becomes the prevailing taste.