Elle Decor’s 2014 Design Trends

Although the year is about half-way over, it’s never too late to share some emerging design trends. Here are a few that Elle Decor deems important for defining 2014.

 

1. Bejeweled Kitchens

Cabinetry painted in rich gemstone colors with brass or chrome accents and surfaces that mimic semi-precious stones.

Cameron Diaz's Manhattan Apartment Kitchen designed by Kelly Wearstler

Cameron Diaz’s Manhattan Apartment Kitchen designed by Kelly Wearstler

 

Brown Agate Surface by Caesarstone

Brown Agate Surface by Caesarstone

 

2. Honey-Tone Woods

Walnut, oak, and cherry finishes rather than dark, which are used more often.

 

Collection Desk by Ralph Lauren Home

Collection Desk by Ralph Lauren Home

 

3. Turquoise

Popular at High Point, rich turquoise is being used in upholstery, wall coverings, and on furniture.

 

 

Photo taken by Simon Upton

Photo taken by Simon Upton

 

4. Hair on Hide

Instead of just using hide rugs; sofas, chairs, tables, and consoles are now adorned in fur.

Lee Industries chairs in short and long fur

Lee Industries chairs in short and long fur

 

5. The End of the Distinction Between Indoor and Out

Companies are making outdoor furniture and outdoor fabrics more stylish, so now your outdoor space can look just as great as the ones inside.

 

Dansk dinning stacking chair, designed by Philip Behrens for Gloster

Dansk dinning stacking chair, designed by Philip Behrens for Gloster

 

What do you think about these trends? Have you used any in your own home?

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