15781 Thu, 12/18/2008 - 1:02pm
LAS VEGAS–Decor Place, a supplier of decorating products, has issued its top 10 home-decorating trends for the coming year:
•Color Your World: Lively colors and sophisticated, grounded hues are expected to be popular, based on a forecast from the Pantone Color Institute.
•Light Up Your Life: More light will be needed to properly illuminate rooms, including chandeliers with more arms or multiple lights per arm.
•We’ve Got You Covered: Wall murals will continue to be in high demand in 2009.
•Establishing a Pattern: Patterns will be updated to combine classic and contemporary styles in one piece.
•Comfort Is Key: Furniture that is comfortable and functional, yet still elegant, will be popular as people seek to create their personal refuges.
•Wood Is Good: Wood flooring and hardwood wallcoverings will become focal points of rooms.
•Shining Stars: Metals and metallic finishes and textures will be seen on home-furnishings products.
•Hooray for Hollywood: Designers foresee a revival of Hollywood Regency, composed of an eclectic mix of styles like neoclassic, Asian, baroque and art deco.
•Embrace the Outdoors: Seamless transitions from indoor spaces to outdoor spaces will gain in popularity.
•Go Green: Eco-friendly products will continue to be in demand.