Maybe due to the current state of the economy, more and more celebrations are done at home and it's becoming quite trendy. In these days, even if simplicity predominates, style and fashion should not be forgotten. If you want be “in” during in 2010, you will have to choose the right fabric in the right color palette.
During our visit to Wildflower Linen earlier this month, not only have we been dazzled by the amazing creations of Youngson Martin, but we also had the chance to discuss fabric and tabletop trends for 2010. As a former fashion designer, Ms. Martin is always on the top of all the fashion trends that are happening in Europe, North America and Asia. After having spent some more time in reviewing trend forecasts produced by specialized agencies and mixing them with what Wildflower Linen envisions is to become “en vogue”, we are thrilled to share the result of our findings.
The major change for 2010 is the definite move from shiny and glossy fabrics to a more mat feeling. Velvet and woven fabrics made out of cotton and silk are becoming more and more fashionable, reflecting the desire to create a soft and comforting environment. In term of pattern, prints are definitely predominant. The three main categories that are “in” this year are: Animal & tribal, Floral & organic, and Geometric & modern. The common denominator across these categories is: keep it clean and simple.
Velvet linen in mocha color from the new Wildflower Linen's collection (Photo courtesy of Wildflower Linen)
Organic pattern (New Wildflower Linen's collection)
Animal print (New Wildflower Linen's collection - Flower design by JL Designs)
Floral print (New Wildflower Linen's collection - Flower design by JL Designs)
Geometric pattern (New Wildflower Linen's collection)
The color palette for the next seasons will be mainly composed of low neutral colors of gray, white, champagne and earth tones with many color splashes of coral, lavender, apple green, peacock and metallic gold. Depending on the event’s theme, these colors may or may not apply. Colors forecasting is by no mean, an exact science. However, the listed colors represent a trend that seems to be consistent among different industry experts and designers. So be ready to be in the trend!
Display of the new Wildflower Linen's collection showcasing the color palette of the next seasons
Flower decor - Dianthus barbatus Green Trick ‘Temarisou’
White and light peacock blue (Photo courtesy of Wildflower Linen and Aaron Delesie)
Peacock and coral (Photo courtesy of Wildflower Linen and Imagery Immaculate)
Lavender and purple (Photo courtesy of Wildflower Linen and Karen French)
Champagne and coral (Photo courtesy of Wildflower Linen and Aaron Delesie)
Cover of the "PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2010" forecasting report
A special Thank you to Desiree Patterson, Director of Sales and Marketing for Wildflower Linen, for her generous time in the preparation of this article. For more information on Wildflower Linen’s beautiful creations, please visit their website.
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