The striking "Ultra Violet" is the Pantone color of 2018
Captivating and contemplative, violet evokes the cosmos, the dimension of discovery and mistery, but also unconventionality and artistic genius.
8 trending colour palettes: the 2018 Pantone forecast
The Pantone Color Institute’s 2018 colour forecast, published in its PANTONEVIEW Home + Interiors annual report, speaks volumes about the need for a new approach to the subject of colour, even within the four walls of our homes.
Design Trends: the playful living
The playful relationship with furniture, objects and spaces is not only an expressive trend but also a new way of living home.
The urban dimension of colour
We all know how redevelopment projects aim to make the suburbs more efficient, eco-sustainability and people-friendly, but it is perhaps not equally evident that they also need to be more visually attractive.
Surface trends: seen at Cersaie 2017
From the large formats porcelain stoneware to the reinterpretation of classical decorative cement tiles, from the moisture-proof wallpaper to the modern declinations of the wood strips.
Design trends: a "stellar" year
The design world’s fascination with the night sky first focused on a relatively nearby icon of the extra-terrestrial universe, the moon
Design Trends: the sustainable living
The preference for sustainable and eco-friendly products begins to be showed significantly even within the domestic walls, both in the choice of furniture and materials that have a positive impact on the environment and the more efficient and no-waste management of energy resources.
Design trends: Natural Appeal
The eco-friendly behaviour is becoming evident in industrial production processes, where the use of natural materials fits in with the new goals of reducing consumption and saving resources
Design trends: virtual exoticism
High-tech perspectives undermine the cornerstones of the traditional cycle of industrial design based on project-production and distribution-consumption
Top 2017 Design Trends forecasted by IDS17
The curators of Interior Design Show held in Toronto from January 19-22 have forecasted some of the top trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year to come
Scandinavia and Japan: combining simplicity and sustainability
From the light to the wood, comparing two different but similar architectonic cultures
Design trends 2017: Greenery is the new Pantone color of the year
After the more relaxing Rose Quartz and Serenity, the new Pantone color will dress with an eco-chic mood all the lifestyle areas