Fabrics, Colors, and Textures

As a designer you understand that a meaningful, truly great design, is in the details of the space. The colors are chosen to give a voice, the fabrics selected are to entice a feeling, and the textures included are meant to set a tone. Married together, all this detail sets the mood of the room and no matter the intention, the personality lay in the details. In the design world the goal is to turn a space into a place that’s livable and reflective.

For 2019 we can already see that Client needs and desires are changing and that is becoming influential in the aesthetic. In spring 2019 and throughout the remainder of the year, we are evolving from past designs into three new strategies: neutrals and bolds, mix of modern, and functional and fierce.

Neutrals and bolds.

The mood of the neutrals and bolds vision is sophisticated, a mix of LA hip and Mexico modern. The strategy behind this look is focused on bold colors, that are inspired by a sunny climate with a relaxed vibe. This look highlights a lot of natural materials, such as handwoven naturals, warm leathers, and bamboos, that are reminiscent of artisan expression. These neutral pieces act as showcases for their bright and bold counterparts.

Featured textiles are available in an incredible array of colors, textures, and sizes. The significant contrast of vibrant colors layered on top of simple neutrals, exquisitely intensifies the beauty of the boldness.


Mix of modern.

This strategy is an inspired mix of an updated 20th century style, translated through the perspective of a 21st century designer. It is the ultimate definition of a modern mix. Intense lines and strained geometric patterns, a combination of Japanese and Scandinavian designs, are a common theme with this strategy.

Materials used for this style are most attractive in their natural aesthetic and are therefore primarily represented in grays and browns. Moreover, the bold blues found in accent textiles, pieces, and dinnerware are heavily dominant in this style.



Functional and Elegant.

While this strategy is all about décor for a smaller footprint, the style exudes class and sophistication. Create a beautiful space with traditional and functional pieces. The materials are also different in that they steer away from the more natural patterns and textiles. 

This look is created using high-end fabrics such as leather, glass, silver-toned metals, marble, stone, and a bit of bronze. The color palette for this style revolves around neutrals with just a pop of raspberry or plum to add a bit of color.



The upcoming year is turning out to be a departure from the muted colors that were showcased in the past. The intensified use of bold colors, geometric shapes and lines, and a strong play on partnering competing textiles and fabrics, will make for a beautifully unique and interesting 2019.

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