Trend Spotting at ICFF: Fresh Ideas

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Last week our trend scouting team attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (or ICFF, since that is quite a mouthful) here in the city and we spotted some great color, beautiful materials, and unique ideas for everything from furniture and lighting to outdoor sets and floor coverings. We’ll be highlighting some of our favorite trends this week in a series of posts and we want to kick off with a recap of our favorite fresh ideas.

ICFF Trends.003.jpeg Rounded ends, overstuffed shapes, and soft curves are making their mark on everything from sofas and ottomans to bookshelves and mirrors. Unexpected and organically shaped, these pieces make a sculptural statement while also looking oh-so-comfy.

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Reminiscent of building blocks or totems, stacked effects are showing up on furniture and accessories. We love this technique for an opportunity to add dimension or showcase mixed materials.

ICFF Trends.002.jpegA new company we met for the first time is Coquo, who specializes in freestanding, modular kitchen pieces that can accommodate appliances and be unified by whatever countertop you please. Check out the incredible space they created in a New York apartment below. We’ll take one in each finish, please!

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ICFF Trends.001.jpegOne last favorite for now, since summertime is upon us, is this great freestanding outdoor kitchen unit in a concrete-look finish. That planter on the end (and those baguettes) had us dreaming of fresh ingredients, icy drinks, and a summer cookout.

Stay tuned for our post on color later this week.

 

“Design Delights” At Kips Bay Decorator Show House NYC

Some highlights from the 43rd Annual Decorators Show House At Kips Bay in NYC….delighted to share the following image from some of the most creative designers in the industry today! All proceeds from The Decorator Show House benefit The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club.

 Wood Countertop by Grothouse Lumber Company

  Backsplash by Akdo and Appliances by Dacor

  Pavarini Design-Painted Wall Color America Painting, Jonathan Kutzin

  Pavarini Designs

  Staircase Perspective

  Rottet Studio

  Alan Tanksley, Inc Giraffe Vase by James Salaiz Christina Grajales Gallery

 Drake Design Studio-Ceiling Light Sculptures by Maison Gerard