Recently an amazing array of the world's newest home, gift and lifestyle merchandise converged at the New York International Gift Fair. As The Editor at Large describes "Pantone identified five fresh color palettes and One Kings Lane selected over 80 products, both of which best support key home design trends identified by editors from Sandow Media’s Home Textiles Today and Home Accents Today." As a
big HUGE fan of One Kings Lane and lover of interior design, I was so excited to read about the five design trends that emerged from the show. Ranging from classic American motifs to aged ethnic looks, I found that all five home trends sparked some stationery inspiration! See all five home trends below with corresponding stationery pieces.
1. Home Trend: American Vintage
"...heavy on nostalgia, merging classic motifs like denim, patchwork, numbers ... with distressed finishes, salvaged materials ... color palette identified by Pantone names: Amazon, Bright White, Mars Red, Micro Chip, Oil Yellow, Peppercorn, Stonewash, Turkish Sea and Vintage Indigo..."
2. Home Trend: French Moderne Way
" ... the minimalist and streamlined look brings to life elegant French design, blending rich materials and exotic elements ... color palette includes muted neutrals and traditional dark blues and reds, named: Almost Mauve, Crown Blue, Gray Morn, Parisian Night, Rose Taupe, Silver, Sparrow, Tibetan Red and White Swan..."
3. Home Trend: The Marrakesh Express
"...ethnic looks from the entire North African region are merging and making an appearance... the aged color story, set against distressed finishes and richly-aged patina metal surfaces, includes: Antique Moss, Cloudburst, Deep Mahogany, Fir Green, Mecca Orange, Moonstruck, Morel, Red Dahlia, Rooibos Tea and Stormy Weather..."'
4. Home Trend: Linen Revival
"... emphasizes a “dry” hand, with rough linens that look hand-loomed ... the colors reach beyond light neutrals, and include Arabian Spice, Caramel Café, Deep Well, Hemp, Orange Pepper, Papyrus, Seal Brown and Toasted Coconut..."
5. Home Trend: Graphic Modern
"... grounded by strong print statements with 'pop' ... often rendered in just one or two colors ... jewel-toned colors representing this theme include Bosphorus, Cayenne, Evening Blue, Gloxinia, Green Sheen, Jazzy, Sodalite Blue, Tender Shoots and Wild Aster..."
Wedding stationery inspiration can come from anywhere - even emerging interior design trends! Needing to spruce up the house a little bit? Keep these five home trends in mind on your next shopping trip!