Ease, comfort lead decor trends for 2017 _ the columbian

For 2017, trend spotters say we’re looking for ease and comfort. Home decorating ideas photos living room Even at the luxury end of the decor spectrum, the look is less stiff suit, more velvet smoking jacket. Home decorating tips on a budget ‘Ephemeral’

“When you look at this palette, it’s a Sunday morning,” says Laurie Pressman, a vice president at the Pantone Color Institute. Interior home design free software These delicate hues — what she and others are calling an “ephemeral” trend — evoke airiness and light.


Gentle whites and chalky pastels, which gained popularity over the last year or two, now combine with darker yet soothing neutrals like marine, earth, moss and heather. Home decor ideas for young couples Textures are soft. Home interior decorating school Woods are low-luster.

Crate & Barrel’s spring collections include generous dollops of pistachio and aqua, bringing these nostalgic hues into kitchenware and accessories. Interior home design online ( www.crateandbarrel.com)

And watch for lots of yellow, says Stephanie Pierce, design director at MasterBrand Cabinets. Interior home design program “From pale butter to dark mustard, yellows are cropping up everywhere,” she says, in styles ranging from midcentury modern to country farmhouse.

Some motifs are getting re-worked in subtler ways. Home decorating tips painting California-based designer Alison Palevsky points to animal prints like antelope and cheetah done in gray and beige instead of the traditional colors.

“The pattern adds immediate interest and texture to any room,” she says, citing Stark Carpet’s Antilocarpa in smoke, stone and silver. Home decorating tips 2013 Luxury’s new look

Jewel tones, lustrous leathers and heftier, colored metals appeal to a new “visually expressive” generation, says Pantone’s Pressman. Decoration of pots at home “It’s all about the finish — shine and luster.”

Shiny brass and copper have been growing more popular, note Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone of the Los Angeles-based interior design studio Consort. Decoration of home on diwali “But 2017 will be about embracing the beauty of aged metals in furniture, hardware and fixtures.” Look for burnished finishes in pieces large and small.

Some classic pieces are being reissued, like chairs designed by Danes Finn Juhl and Hans J. Decoration of home ideas Wegner. Beautiful home decoration photos Miami designers Todd Davis and Rob Brown are using color-infused woods in a deco-inspired collection crafted by Indiana furniture maker Keith Fritz. Home decoration ideas in pakistan ( www.browndavis.com)

There are chic new frameless mirrors at West Elm with deco flair. Decoration of home games Curvy armchairs from Roar & Rabbit, as well as the Delphine console with marble top and brushed bronze hardware, evoke a continental sexiness. Interior home design courses ( www.westelm.com) Setting the mood

“I’ve been encouraging my clients to incorporate color in bold applications, like countertops,” he says, citing in particular a new hue from Silestone “that captures the essence of soapstone — a deep, dusty, blue-gray hue softened with white veining.” ( www.silestone.com)

Benjamin Moore’s Color of 2017 is Shadow, a deep grayed purple. Home decor pictures living room And homes magazines are touting Farrow & Ball’s eggplant Brinjal, Behr’s Havana Coffee and Dunn-Edwards’ Mackintosh Midnight as moody must-haves. Home decoration ideas handmade ( www.benjaminmoore.com; www.farrowandball.com; www.behr.com)

Look for drama in other wallcoverings too, where artistry is flourishing. Classic home decoration photos California photographer Don Flood’s micro-images of abalone shells, insects, agave leaves and minerals are blown up into bold wallpapers. Home decoration ideas for anniversary ( www.fliepaper.com)

Calico Wallpapers’ Satori collection interprets Japanese pottery techniques in tones of burnished metallic and clay. Decoration of temple in home Their Fragments collection evokes rainy, fog-bound mountains. Interior home design bathroom ( www.calicowallpaper.com) Outdoorsy

Relaxing and refreshing, this trend hits all the “green” notes with an emphasis on a natural palette, organic silhouettes and sustainable materials. Home decoration ideas on diwali Think farmstead, writ urban.

Crate & Barrel’s chunky Big Sur furniture, in white oak, fits the vibe, as does a verdant assortment of faux banana trees, orchids and magnolias.

“I’m seeing citrus trees in the mix — wallpaper with lemon branches, and botanical sketches of orange trees,” she says. Christmas home decoration ideas 2013 “Complementing the trend, colors like kiwi, citron and chartreuse made a splash at last fall’s decor markets, meaning they’re probably going to hit homes and stores in 2017.”

Pantone recently named Greenery its Color of the Year, citing its zestiness and vitality. Home interior design hd photos Wayfair’s got some green iron side chairs with an industrial look, as well as a transitional loveseat in the hue. Home decorating tips pictures ( www.wayfair.com)

Sky and ocean blues are perennial favorites, in cloud-patterned textiles in PB Teen’s collection, and in embroidered, chambray and shibori table linens at Pottery Barn. Interior home ideas gallery Also at the retailer are galvanized steel serveware and kitchen storage items with an easy, rural vibe. Interior home design jobs ( www.potterybarn.com)

British designer Ted Baker has a new collection of painted tiles with lush florals and chinoiserie rendered in rich hues on sleek glass. Home decor ideas magazine ( www.tileshop.com) Mixed bag