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January 2019

5 Fresh New Lighting Design Ideas For 2019

Raw Edge A raw edge lighting fixture follows the natural shape of an organic element built into the fixture. It’s an interesting new style that has a lot of character like this stunning slice of white alabaster. Silhouette Lighting Silhouette lighting is another new and fresh take on interior lighting. Instead of the lighting framing the fixture, silhouette lighting does the opposite with the fixture framing the light. Indirect Lighting …Read More

The Top Color Trends Of 2019

Dark Green Dark greens are a great choice for 2019. It’s a timeless color that has a worldly value and is commonly found in nature. This color transitions very well between furniture, cabinetry and other design elements. Saturated Blues 2019 is about the organic feel, but it’s also about color and saturated blue colors work very well with current trends and take advantage of rooms with an abundance of natural light. Off …Read More

5 Trends from the 2019 Atlanta Home Furnishings Market.

Thousands of designers and furniture manufacturers recently attended the 2019 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Over 9000 brands of home furnishings and decor were on display. These are the main themes and trends at the show. Layers of Texture A variety of textures dominated the Atlanta market. The layers at the show were nature-inspired with neutral color schemes. Velvet Upholstery Another texture seen everywhere at the market was …Read More

Design Trends That Will Be In And Out In 2019

Out: Naked Light Designers are moving away from naked lighting features. Over the past few years we have seen glass globe fixtures take over. That trend has officially peaked. Instead we will see subtle indirect fixtures that ofter softer diffused lighting.  In: Light Tones Some colors that are going to be popular in 2019 include blush, dusty pink, bronze and silver. Lighter airy overall themes with pops of bold color will be a …Read More

Decked For Dining

DECKED FOR DINING Holiday tablescapes never looked so grand as during Houston Design Center’s Deck the Tables event. Top designers took over showrooms creating dreamy dining scenes ranging from cozy Christmas to jaw-dropping brilliance. The latter would be the creation by Travis DeZalia for Design House for which he employed Baccarat everything. Not so coincidentally, Baccarat North America president and CEO Jim Shreve jetted in for the two-day showcase. WHO: …Read More

Design Awards and Texas Design Week

PAPERCITY DESIGN AWARDS AND TEXAS DESIGN WEEK HOUSTON2019 The entry site is open for the 2019 PaperCity Design Awards which recognize outstanding interior design, interior architecture, retail, restaurant and gallery design, landscape design, historical preservation, and furniture, product and textile design, along with other categories. The PaperCity Design Awards, open to all Houston-area interior designers regardless of professional affiliation, are encouraged to enter projects across 20 categories. The awards ceremony to announce …Read More

The Top Interior Design Trends For 2019

2019 is here and so is a fresh take on interior design. In this blog we’re going to be taking a look at the future trends, and styles you can expect to see in the next 12 months. Black, White, and Color Designs in 2018 embraced natural earthy tones while still being modern. In 2019 color comes back, but it’s not going to take over the room. Instead color will …Read More