Category: Trade Shows and Trends

Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015
Trade Shows and Trends | August 18, 2014
Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015

Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015 After much anticipation, the  Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015 palettes were introduced at Las Vegas Market, and I happened to be there to hear the scoop.  Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015 consists of four color palettes:  Chrysalis, Voyage, Buoyant, Unrestrained, and provides the consumer with inspiration for their upcoming painting and home design projects.   Colors are not chosen arbitrarily, and countless hours of…

Las Vegas Market Trends, Summer 2014
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | August 6, 2014
Las Vegas Market Trends, Summer 2014

Last week I found myself at the World Market Center shopping the newest furniture and accessory introductions and spotting the latest Las Vegas Market Trends.  This market was definitely more eventful than usual, because it was held in conjunction with Design Camp, run by design veterans Kelli Ellis and Lori Dennis, and I had a lot of friends coming in…

High Point Market Highlight Reel - Spring 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | July 23, 2014
High Point Market Highlight Reel – Spring 2014

Today I put together a High Point Market highlight reel of the Spring 2014 market.  Since the beginning of the year, I have been busy traveling from one trade show to the next and have been snapping up loads of pictures, just to post only a handful on the blog.  I have amassed quite a collection of photos and instead…

Best of Dwell on Design 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | June 28, 2014
Best of Dwell on Design 2014

The “Best of Dwell on Design” focuses on the best new product and innovations I came across at Dwell on Design.  Dwell on Design encompasses the best in modern design and living, so the product showcased ranged from innovative technology equipped kitchen fixtures to  luxury Airstreams. To check out the biggest design trends seen at Dwell on Design from my…

Trend Recap: Dwell on Design 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | June 25, 2014
Trend Recap: Dwell on Design 2014

Today’s post is brought to you by Geberit. Trend Recap: Dwell on Design 2014 Dwell on Design, held in Los Angeles this past weekend, was bigger than it has ever been, with an impressive roster of exhibitors from around the world representing the best in modern design.  With over 300 exhibitors that included everything needed to build a house, furnish…

Retro Kitchen Appliances - 50s Styling with Today's Modern Technology
Design, New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | May 28, 2014
Retro Kitchen Appliances – 50s Styling with Today’s Modern Technology

  Just as mid-century modern decor has seen a resurgence in recent years, the kitchen has followed suit and retro kitchen appliances have been making a comeback for the young, eclectic and style savvy set.  However, what you see may look like the appliances of years past, but  a quick look under the hood tells another story, as they are…

High Point Spring 2014 Market Recap
Trade Shows and Trends | April 11, 2014
High Point Spring 2014 Market Recap

Only 10 hours off a plane, after a 14 hour voyage back from North Carolina, and I’m back to give you my quick High Point Market Spring 2014 Recap.  You may know that this market I had the privilege of walking the market as one of 10 High Point Market Style Spotters, so I spent my 5 full days at…

Smart Alternatives to Wood Paneling
Design, Trade Shows and Trends | March 24, 2014
Smart Alternatives to Wood Paneling

Wood Paneling is a design trend that has received quite a bit of attention this past year.  Many may remember (and probably would like to forget) the wood paneling of the 70s , but wood paneling in its latest reincarnation is quite different, as the latest tones are a bit more grey and have more of a retro-vintage, somewhat industrial…

My 8 Top Picks for the Kitchen and Bath from KBIS 2014
New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | February 10, 2014
My 8 Top Picks for the Kitchen and Bath from KBIS 2014

I love going to trade shows to see what’s new, but my favorite part about attending trade shows is to report on what inspires me.  There are so many things that inspire me –  beauty, innovation, and the occasional “Why didn’t I think of that?” (There were a few of those at KBIS this year.)  There was so much to…

The 6 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends Seen at KBIS 2014
Trade Shows and Trends | February 7, 2014
The 6 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends Seen at KBIS 2014

I just returned from Las Vegas (again!), where I attended KBIS – The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, where I spent two days racing through the show floor during the day, and the evenings meeting up with my fellow G+ Interior Design Community Moderators and IDC members. Recession – what recession?  The show floor was packed to the gills and…

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