Archives for July 2016

New trends from Americas Mart show July 2016

Recently I attended the Atlanta home show for the first time. The buildings are in downtown Atlanta, and Building 1 is the primary building that is geared to home furnishings and accessories.  I so enjoy wandering through the showrooms, not only looking for new products, but also eyeing the current trends.


Indigo and deep navy were prominent in several showrooms, as seen on this elegant velvet animal print chair. Light blue was also spotted on chairs and pillows.

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Hammered metal continues to be in vogue, and this intricate chain connected style was seen on this console and also a corner table. I saw a lot of fretwork in High Point this past spring, and that trend continues.


One of the showrooms showcased several tiebacks that were show-stoppers! This fantastic beads and feathers tieback in dramatic bold turquoise says “Wow”.  I also loved this versatile gold bead and chain tieback, which was about 12” long.