Updates from High Point Furniture Market

Our Founder, Nancy Fire of Design Works International and HGTV HOME Design Director, spent this past week at The HIGH POINT FURNITURE MARKET in North Carolina reporting on the most amazing Home Trends in the industry. If you are home furnishings fanatics like us, watch out next week for posts on all the amazing chairs, fabrics, sofas, accessories…

IMG_8829

photos by Nancy Fire

Repetitive Tile Trend

Repetitive tiles are in at Design Works International. We are inspired by soft color textured tiles… a trend that we have been following from ceramic bath and kitchen tiles. Now these beautiful patterns are seen in soft home products to compliment the hard good home sensibility.

tiles

Fusion Geos

Go Bold or Go Home!

The Fusion of Fashion & Home with Bold Geos

fusion-geo-blog

Trend Board Tuesday – Embroidered Pillows

Stunning work by Ankasa in New York City. Talk about artesian hand detail!! Each pillow is uniquely hand crafted with amazing detail.

photos by Nancy Fire

Printed Words

“From typography to calligraphy, from street art to the plastic arts, handwritten or printed words continue unabated.” -Elisabeth Lerich from Maison Objet Osbervatoire Edition No. 25 – “Sharing”

“Without words, there is nothing.” – Nathalie Sarraute

words

 

Trend Board Tuesday… Global Geos!

Now that “Global” has gone Global…the newness this season is a watercolor influence in technique…along with a pattern play of motif mixing.

 

DW-TREND-201501

Fall into Color

Fall into Color

Burnt Oranges are trending for 2015, but they’re a bit more subdued and just a dash of yellows welcomed into the mix.

postcard_001

All photos by Nancy Fire

Europe 2014 Graphic Prints

TRENDING…Graphic Geometric Patterns on dec pillows, rugs and accent chairs.

Here are 3 examples focusing on simple shapes, updated color and bold lines. CLICK IMAGES TO SEE MORE

Printing mixing is a great way to add stylish updates to any space, some simple considerations like color and scale of a pattern are important elements to consider. All photos were taken at Maison Objet and in Paris shops. Enjoy! CLICK IMAGES TO SEE MORE

 

NEXT… Outdoor Furniture!!