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First Look Preview on Furniture Trends + Style Directions for Summer 2017

Posted by Winny Rotsidis on Jul 20, 2017 11:30:16 AM
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The biggest furniture and gift market in the West coast is about to begin promptly on Sunday, July 30th. With over 4000+ resources/vendors, this Market is overwhelming, but nevertheless, a must go to event if you are in the "Trade".

Summer 2017's First Look new products and trends is recently published. Here are some of the style directions that are amplified for the season:

Modern Traditions

Bringing back the "Less is a Bore" design philosophy.  This season's Dining and Holiday looks feature modern and transitional styles furniture with maximalist decor in full force. Bright, bold colors intermixed with velvet fabrics and/or polished metal finishes add a dramatic flair to the dining room. Textures and patterns play an important role in the final impression.

 

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Firenze Floating Sideboard, includes 4 Door panels with Greek Key Gold Painted Frame, Modern Glam accent piece featuring streamlined silhouette with gold metal pulls fashioned on brass frame on a glass top

 

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Harley Faux Leather Upholstery Chair in Vintage Inspired  Rye Gray, a contemporary modern dining or side chair in simplified yet elegant silhouette embellished with diamond stitching pattern on brass frame

 

iGen - Generation Z Perspective

The next Generation Z after the Millennials is already gaining attention in big companies' product marketing and sales departments. Characterized as highly educated, eco-conscious and multi diversed group; this cohort looks for tech-savvy furnishings and gadgets that are simultaneously fashion-forward and functional. Natural wood combined with mono color tones, embellished with walnut/metal veneers in chic retro look represent this year's top look for the Z group.

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Ynez KD Bookcase in Gray and Walnut Veneerfun and modern book case featuring 4 shelves; structured on chopstick shaped frame

 

This year, First Look curator and editor, Julie Smith Vincenti added PANTONE┬«VIEW Blues and Oranges color complements for the iGen market. The palette adds a style direction for designers and retailers who are looking to market for this group.

 

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 Arya KD Fabric Swivel Chair in Quiver Indigo Blue fabric, classic Mid-Century silhouette accent chair; featuring star shaped swiveling base and indigo color in vintage herringbone patterned upholstery

 

Outdoor

Backyard beautification projects by incorporating casual lounge outdoor furnishings is growing exponentially within the last few years. Modern modular deep seating set, coupled with patio umbrellas, wicker recliners and rattan/bamboo woven chairs, complemented with a Zen fire pit as the centerpiece provide a cozy patio and garden get-together ambiance for friends and family. 

 

Handmade

The Craftsmen's expertise is invariably valued and could be the key differentiator for many customers when selecting home furnishings and decor items. The new section for Artisans are located across the campus and some items are cash-n-carry (available for purchase). That being said, here are some of our tried and true handcrafted, natural rattan items from Indonesia that we're proud to unveil at market.

 

8700013.jpgCora Rattan ChairClassic Club chair in Mid-Century silhouette; handcrafted of natural rattan, features contrasting tone rattan bindings that are weaved charmingly alongside the natural color frame with removable polyester cushion

 

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Leia KD Bar or Counter StoolsLight and airy stools in Mid-Century silhouette; made of natural seagrass handwoven seating with Mindi wood legs (non-removable polyester cushion)

 


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