It’s no surprise that eco abounds at High Point’s Furniture Market this fall. What’s unexpected are the fresh interpretations of this trend that are on display by some of your favorite eco-friendly companies as
well as newcomers to the green scene. Read more about what we’re seeing here.
As High Point Market gears up just days before a highly anticipated presidential election, designers, like the rest of us, are thinking of politics and patriotism. Americana statements of stars, stripes, and themes of red, white, and blue are as infused in design at High Point’s Furniture Market as election ads are on television.
Thursday October 16, 2008Manufacturers have gone back to nature recently, giving us interior design options that range from earth-inspired to environmentally friendly. Many designers are playing up the natural beauty of wood by leaving it rough-hewn and burly. Visit TheHome.com for more information.
Rugs boasting innovative patterns, vibrant colors, and trendy themes are a breath of fresh air for your floors. When they're paired with subdued furniture, they add visual interest to contemporary spaces. These 8 new shining stars have just hit the market.
Your kids spend a few short minutes playing rough-and-tumble in the family room, and it looks like a hurricane has ripped through your home. How can you protect your furniture from this sticky-fingered, rough-housing onslaught? Upholster the room in fabric that can withstand a hurricane, of course.
As with china and crystal, Replacements recommends hand cleaning for
silver. Silver’s finish actually improves with daily use, what better
reason to use it regularly! Silver pieces that are used regularly will
develop a "patina", which is actually a blending of thousands of
microscopic scratches. This patina creates a beautiful satin finish.
Rotate the use of all of your pieces to create an even "patina"
Bombe chests’ practical size and gracefully curving lines make them
a nice choice for virtually any decor. You may like the look of an
antique or reproduction chest but you could also consider adding a
modern spin to a bombe chest you already own.
Animal prints are in, and they’re bigger and bolder than ever! Bedding
made from animal print fabrics looks modern and sophisticated while
upholstery covered in animal-patterned fabrics or embossed leather
provides an uptown vibe.
Nate Berkus brings his celebrated style to LG’s premium line of kitchen appliances. See how our bloggers incorporated this style with with just a few simple tweaks. Enter "My Kitchen Needs Nate" contest for a chance to win an ultimate dream kitchen. Read more