Mar 15, 2004 Issue #27

Cover Story

The shifting spectrum of color

NEW YORK — Color, and lots of it. Bold and bright; dyeing techniques that provide the unusual; and retro looks back to the '20s through the '60s are key color and design directions for the home furnishings market for spring 2005. American consumers apparently have taken to the bolder color palette in the last several years and are more willing to experiment with their home colors.