Fresh news from the latest Holiday House and High Point International Market would suggest that Casart Coverings is on point with the latest 2019 design tips that are on trend.
Here are some of the takeaways from the Holiday House, the annual New York decorator show house benefiting breast cancer research.
A Return to Ornate Wallpaper
Although we’re not too keen on grandma chintz, we can certainly appreciate the appeal of ornate and patterned decoration. Nell Diamond, founder and CEO of Hill House Home is quoted in the Architectural Digest article as saying, “I love how much pretty wallpaper I’m seeing these days. I’ve always been a diehard ornate wall covering girl, but for a while—when it was all-Scandinavian, all the time—my taste seemed very old-lady in comparison! I’m happy to see that grandma-chic is making its way back…”
Accessible Traditional that is Layered & Lasting
Design that is not overly fussy is much more accessible than if too matched and formal. A low-key aesthetic is welcoming and can even incorporate antiques with a mix of modern and period styles. Annabelle Moehlmann, founder of Land of Belle reiterates “It’s all about layering, and rooms that are low key with a touch of grand, or visa versa. Fussy is out. Pretentious is out. I think design today is all about a look that feels airy and polished, but not overly decorated, and never bland.”
Quality & Craftmanship versus Mass Produced Quantity
How can we not like this! Casart Coverings are not mass produced wallcoverings. They are custom printed for each order and the quality of our removable and reusable, designer wallcovering is beyond compare!
We love that Tanya Zaben, founder and editor-in-chief of Interior Monologue, an online resource featuring the best in artisan handmade goods, also notices, “The world of interior design seems to have recently put a spotlight on craftsmanship, heritage brands, and quality over quantity. The DNA of my brand, Interior Monologue, is to do just that, to bring awareness to products, designs, and to the people who are producing under the radar.”
Variety and Personality Outweigh Minimalism
Our most recent Sea Life designs concentrate on this approach with a maximalist style that is still clean and fresh. We let the personality of the print and pattern shine through when mixed with your style.
Ariel Okin, founder of Ariel Okin Interiors, enthusiastically states, “I absolutely think a return to maximalism is in full swing, which is really exciting. I am a classicist at heart, so it’s really nice to see some pattern and toile…coming back into people’s homes and hearts. I think people are experimenting a bit outside the bounds of the mid-century modern boom…I find more and more that my younger clients are asking for a traditional aesthetic, yet on a budget that they can afford, and with some more contemporary pieces thrown in. It was really important for me to show my room in a way that felt accessible (almost all of the pieces in the room are shoppable). I think that so often, traditional or classic interiors can feel inaccessible or hard to replicate, so I wanted to show people that you can create that look without it feeling scary or daunting.”
You can see these and other interior designers’ rooms in the Holiday House NYC, which is open in Manhattan until December 2, 2018 at 118 East 76th Street, NYC. Tickets are available at the door or at holidayhousenyc.com.
The 3 big latest 2019 design tips and takeaways from this year’s High Point show include the following from writer Hadley Keller in her Architectural Digest account.
Growing Green — “I couldn’t stop saying it during market: Green is the new neutral. Everywhere we looked, it seemed that variations on the hue popped up not only as fun accent colors, but in places where you might expect navy or black. At Baker, the entire front lobby was swathed in a moody forest hue, which was carried through the textiles, wallpapers, and upholstery…”
Our lastest Light Rain pattern has a modern green colorway.
Getting Back to a Natural Look — “As might be expected from the move toward leafy hues, natural elements found their ways into collections in unexpected ways…” including lights, rugs and wicker.
New Florals are the New Traditionals — “younger generation is wholly onboard with traditional prints—albeit rendered in modernized ways.”