Styling on the Seine
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, November 20, 2013
Maison & Obet's Top Trends: Robbie Sumberg and Joan Lieberman, principals design resource Showoffs, share their finds from the fall edition Maison & Objet, which took place in Paris in September.
|Alpine Vintage – Icons of snowflakes, stags, mountains,villages, skiers, snow globes, and
evergreens. Cozy and comforting.|
|Critters – Animal icons stamped onto white grounds. Barnyard, and woodland.
Foxes, wolves, rabbits and deer.|
Bermuda and Other Triangles - Modernism, triangles and zig zags. Chevrons, geometrics. Look at Alexander Girard 1980's for Herman Miller.
|Hand Made – Primitive, tie-dyed, folk art. Mixtures of small scale geometric patterns with
ethnic bold colors and stamped or stenciled tribal designs.|
Out of Focus - Striated and fuzzy on purpose. Electrically charged stripes.
Museum Quality Painting - Realistic large painted florals. Dabs of color. Full coverage.
|Roses – Romantic roses printed on lace grounds. Flatly painted. Grey palettes. Monotones. America’s favorite
|Stamp Collection – Stenciled damasks and foulards in tone on tones.
Larger scale this time around.|
|Pour Monsieur – Stripes, plaids, hounds tooth, and windowpanes.|
|Pocket Full of Posies -- Small round bunches of flowers on white