According to Dunn Edwards; home is defined as a place of residence or refuge, as well as a place of connection, where one is most comfortable. Home is wherever we are, it connects us to our past, present and future. It allows us time to reflect, bond with others, create new experiences, enjoy playtime and plan our futures.
2016 presents 5 color and design color trends, each exuding confidence with strong dark midtones mixed with milky pastels. They are inspired by romantic history, decadent atmospheres and retro influences. In part three we're going to go wild and colorful with more gypsy inspiration, inspired by glamorous nightlife and eccentric explorers! Midnight at Bar do Copa is an updated mix of 80's decadence with interplays of travel and street scenes.
Notable events, people, trends, television and theater….
- 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
- Renewed Cuba / US Relations
- Photographer Claire Rosen, "Birds of a Feather" Series
- Movie: Jungle Book
- Movie: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Viktor & Rolf in collaboration with Vlisco reflected their "Flower Bomb" Fragrances. Artsy, colorful, confident and innovative colors are elevated through special effects and texture. Sheer knits with peralized and irridecent yarns, luxe designs in jewel colors were all featured on their runway show during Fashion Week 15/16.
Architects and Designers are pulling from the Copacabana Beaches in Brazil and Niemyer's Teatro Popular in Niteroi are a couple of the inspirations added to the bling and oppulance of the art deco feeling of 80's Memphis pop meets 70's disco lounge. Floral colors abound creating intense theatrics with extravagent, over-the-top statement accessories such as florstand candle sticks.
This 5 part 2016 Home Color Trend Series will continue with Part 4: Summer Camp in two weeks! Bloomsburg's voluminus carpet catalog is sure to have just the right carpet for whatever your desing inspirations may be…The Wild West, The Exotic Far East or the neon Pop 80's of NYC!